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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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Nebraska and Dicamba: What Happened in 2017? Expectations for 2018.

Nebraska and Dicamba: What Happened in 2017? Expectations for 2018.

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Dec 19, 2017

In 2017 the Xtend soybean technology was completely launched in the United States (that is, the Environmental Protection Agency approved the dicamba-resistant seed trait and postemergence application of labeled dicamba formulations). According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, 5.7 million

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Dicamba, 2018: States Struggle with Application Restrictions – DTN

Dicamba, 2018: States Struggle with Application Restrictions – DTN

👤By Pamela Smith Crops Technology Editor 🕔Dec 14, 2017

The drama over dicamba herbicide use continued this week as some states wrestled with requiring spray regulations over and beyond new federal labels.   Evidence of continued turmoil came on Dec. 12, as an Arkansas Legislative Council subcommittee kicked a proposed

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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: 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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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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Tennessee Soybeans: Dicamba – Yield Reports on Injured Crops

Tennessee Soybeans: Dicamba – Yield Reports on Injured Crops

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Oct 19, 2017

The question going into this fall is how much yield loss have the dicamba injured soybeans sustained? As with every concern with this dicamba drift mess, the answers are hard to get and then the results are often a mixed

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Dicamba ‘Over the Top’: 6 Label Changes for Monsanto, BASF and DuPont – EPA

Dicamba ‘Over the Top’: 6 Label Changes for Monsanto, BASF and DuPont – EPA

👤From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 🕔Oct 13, 2017

EPA has reached an agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont on measures to further minimize the potential for drift to damage neighboring crops from the use of dicamba formulations used to control weeds in genetically modified cotton and soybeans. New

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Dicamba: Some Arkansas Farmers Want Alternate Restrictions – DTN

Dicamba: Some Arkansas Farmers Want Alternate Restrictions – DTN

👤By Greg D. Horstmeier DTN Editor-in-Chief 🕔Sep 25, 2017

As Arkansas pesticide regulators debated the fate of dicamba herbicides, farmer Perry Galloway sat quietly in the audience gallery through most of the day-long board meeting.   It wasn’t his plan to be so quiet. Galloway, of Gregory, Arkansas, and

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