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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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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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Dicamba: Pesticide Agencies Overwhelmed; EPA Promises Action for 2018 Season – DTN

Dicamba: Pesticide Agencies Overwhelmed; EPA Promises Action for 2018 Season – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 21, 2017

State pesticide regulators and departments of agriculture are struggling to manage the workload of hundreds of 2017 dicamba injury investigations as well as looming decisions on how to restrict and manage dicamba use in 2018.   “I represent state lead

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Dicamba: Arkansas Petition Drive Aims At Stretching Out ’18 Spray Window

Dicamba: Arkansas Petition Drive Aims At Stretching Out ’18 Spray Window

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Sep 21, 2017

A contingent of Arkansas farmers, representing over 1.2 million acres of Arkansas cropland, has signed a petition opposing restrictions proposed by the Arkansas State Plant Board’s Dicamba Task Force, according to a press release. Petition signers included some growers who

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Dicamba: Suit Filed Against 3 Manufacturers

Dicamba: Suit Filed Against 3 Manufacturers

👤From a press release 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Attorney Rene Rocha of the plaintiffs’ law firm Morgan & Morgan filed a lawsuit this week against dicamba manufacturers Monsanto, BASF and DuPont. Rocha filed the complaint in the Southern District of Illinois on behalf of Brian Warren, owner and operator of Warren Farms

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