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Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN

Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Among all the buzz and blame surrounding the dicamba injury crisis of 2017, Purdue University weed scientists Bill Johnson and Joe Ikley have tried to answer a simple question for farmers.  How often could an applicator legally spray dicamba this

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Dicamba: Arkansas Plant Board Committee Makes 3 Recommendations for 2018 – DTN

Dicamba: Arkansas Plant Board Committee Makes 3 Recommendations for 2018 – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Arkansas farmers could see a narrow window for using dicamba herbicides in soybean and cotton crops next year. The Pesticide Committee of the Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) voted on Tuesday to restrict dicamba use in row crops, allowing it

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Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Could We Spray Postemergence in 2017?

Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Could We Spray Postemergence in 2017?

👤By Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Now that the spray season for herbicides in corn and soybean has ended for most of Indiana and dicamba complaints have started to slow down, we thought it would be an interesting exercise to see how many spray hours we

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Dicamba Injury: Estimated 3.1Mln Soybean Acres; Will it Work as PrePlant Burndown? – DTN

Dicamba Injury: Estimated 3.1Mln Soybean Acres; Will it Work as PrePlant Burndown? – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Jeremy Wolf saw nearly half his soybean acreage injured this summer from dicamba herbicide that went astray. What’s troubling him now, though, is what to do about the situation for the 2018 planting season.  “My entire summer has been consumed

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Dicamba Volatility in 2001: Iowa State Researchers Saw the Issue 16 Years Ago

Dicamba Volatility in 2001: Iowa State Researchers Saw the Issue 16 Years Ago

👤By Bob Hartzler, Professor of Agronomy, Iowa State University 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The following article originally appeared on the ISU Weed Science Online website.  Current research is showing that the new formulations of dicamba (Xtendimax with Vapor Grip Technology and Engenia) have not solved the volatility problem associated with dicamba.  Since the fundamentals

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Tennessee: Does Crop Insurance Cover Dicamba Damage?

Tennessee: Does Crop Insurance Cover Dicamba Damage?

👤By Danny Morris, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 17, 2017

If you have been to any agricultural field day, then you have heard mention of dicamba drift. Whether you are a producer or an agribusiness professional, dicamba is on the forefront of everyone’s’ mind.

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Dicamba: Midwest Has Doubled Injury Reports and They Just Keep Coming

Dicamba: Midwest Has Doubled Injury Reports and They Just Keep Coming

👤By Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Several weeks ago we compiled information from many state Departments of Ag about the number of official dicamba-related cases that are currently under investigation in 2017, and also provided estimates from university weed scientists about the number of soybean acres

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Dicamba: Purdue Study – Response of Roundup Ready Soybean Yield After Exposure

Dicamba: Purdue Study – Response of Roundup Ready Soybean Yield After Exposure

👤By Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 8, 2017

As the number of off-target dicamba injury complaints continue to roll in, one question that we often get asked is “how will this injury affect my yield”. A few weeks ago we posted a manuscript from one of our former

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Iowa: Dicamba Off-Target Injury Complaints Continue to Rise

Iowa: Dicamba Off-Target Injury Complaints Continue to Rise

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University Weed Specialist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

As of July 20, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) had received 142 cases of pesticide misuse, historically this number has ranged from 58-85 at this time of year. Dicamba was involved in 46 of these cases. Two of the

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Tennessee: Late Season Dicamba Drift Alarms Farmers in a New Round of Injuries – Video

Tennessee: Late Season Dicamba Drift Alarms Farmers in a New Round of Injuries – Video

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Dicamba drift calls had died down for a short spell but really blew back up in the last few days (7/28 to 8/3). Clearly a good bit of late planted Xtend soybeans were sprayed with a dicamba product about 14

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