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Iowa Soybeans: New Dicamba Labels Issued

Iowa Soybeans: New Dicamba Labels Issued

👤By Kristine Schaefer, Iowa State University Extension Pesticide Safety Specialist 🕔Jan 12, 2018

In October 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency reclassified Engenia, FeXapan herbicide Plus VaporGrip Technology, and Xtendimax With VaporGrip Technology as Restricted Use products and added additional restrictions and requirements to their use. One of the additional requirements stated that anyone

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Herbicide Drift: New Tool Helps Farmers Understand When Temperature Inversions Occur

Herbicide Drift: New Tool Helps Farmers Understand When Temperature Inversions Occur

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Kansas State University is offering a new tool to help farmers assess when temperature inversions occur in their region. The information can be useful in assessing the risk for herbicide drift when applying products such as dicamba, an herbicide used

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Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then… – Part 1

Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then… – Part 1

👤By Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas Agrilife Extension Service 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Dicamba will likely go down as the biggest agricultural issue in 2017.  This post will discuss some background information and then address several recent developments regarding the herbicide dicamba.   The herbicide dicamba has been in use since the 1960’s.  In

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Dicamba: April to October Applications Banned by Arkansas Plant Board

Dicamba: April to October Applications Banned by Arkansas Plant Board

👤Dr. Mark Cochran, University of Arkansas System 🕔Nov 9, 2017

The Arkansas State Plant Board voted on November 8, 2017 to ban the use of the weed herbicide, dicamba, between April 16 – and Oct. 31. The plant board and the dicamba task force that preceded it made a decision

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Dicamba Soybean Injury Report: 3.6 Million Acres Affected in 2017

Dicamba Soybean Injury Report: 3.6 Million Acres Affected in 2017

👤From Integrated Pest Management, University of Missouri 🕔Oct 31, 2017

Throughout the summer we have attempted to provide updates as to the extent of dicamba-injured soybean throughout the United States, either in the form of official dicamba-related cases that are currently under investigation by the state Departments of Agriculture, or

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Georgia: Dicamba – Zero Official Drift Complaints Reported to Georgia Department of Agriculture

Georgia: Dicamba – Zero Official Drift Complaints Reported to Georgia Department of Agriculture

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Oct 27, 2017

No official pesticide drift complaints have been reported to the Georgia Department of Agriculture this year due to in-season applications of dicamba, or 2,4-D. Sound science and assistance from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agents led to Georgia farmers’ success

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Dicamba and Liability Insurance: 5 Things You Need to Know – DTN

Dicamba and Liability Insurance: 5 Things You Need to Know – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 24, 2017

There was no question what was to blame for the curled soybeans on the central Illinois farm in late June. The farmer, the neighbor who made the application, even the investigator from the neighbor’s insurance company, all agreed. Off-target dicamba

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Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

If you’re feeling a little confused about the EPA’s new rules on dicamba for 2018, you’re not alone.  Last week, EPA made some dicamba herbicides restricted use pesticides (RUP) and issued new labels for them, with tighter use restrictions. We’ve

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Arkansas Soybean Seed Production: Testing Damaged Non-Dicamba Tolerant Beans

Arkansas Soybean Seed Production: Testing Damaged Non-Dicamba Tolerant Beans

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture 🕔Oct 6, 2017

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is offering a service to screen non-dicamba tolerant soybeans being grown for seed production that might have been exposed to dicamba. “We’ve heard from growers who worry about the effects that dicamba

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Dicamba: Arkansas Plant Board Unanimously Sets Mid-April Limit – DTN

Dicamba: Arkansas Plant Board Unanimously Sets Mid-April Limit – DTN

👤By Greg D. Horstmeier, DTN Editor-in-Chief 🕔Sep 22, 2017

The Arkansas State Plant Board told the herbicide industry in no uncertain terms that it does not believe new formulations of dicamba can be used without significant amounts of volatility and other off-target movement. The board unanimously approved regulations that

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