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Dicamba Drift Injury: Iowa Farmers Join the Club

Dicamba Drift Injury: Iowa Farmers Join the Club

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University Agronomist 🕔Jul 12, 2017

The problems experienced with off-target movement and injury in states south of Iowa, particularly Missouri, Arkansas and Tennessee have been well covered in the press, but there has been little discussion of problems in Iowa. Unfortunately, the lack of press does not mean

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Nebraska: Identifying Dicamba Injury Symptoms

Nebraska: Identifying Dicamba Injury Symptoms

👤By Amit Jhala, Stevan Knezevic, and Robert Klein, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Weed and Crop Specialists 🕔Jul 3, 2017

Dicamba-resistant soybean, known as Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybean, was made commercially available in the 2017 growing season. This new soybean cultivar is genetically engineered to provide resistance to dicamba and glyphosate. XtendiMax, Engenia and FeXapan are commercially available dicamba

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Dicamba Drift: Injury Reports Rolling in as Investigations Begin – DTN

Dicamba Drift: Injury Reports Rolling in as Investigations Begin – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Jun 14, 2017

Pucker up is taking on a specific meaning across the soybean belt as reports of dicamba injury start to mount in several states.   The slightest whiff of dicamba herbicide causes sensitive soybean leaves to cup and pucker. As of

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Arkansas Dicamba Drift: Injury Reports Pour in Over Last 2 Weeks

Arkansas Dicamba Drift: Injury Reports Pour in Over Last 2 Weeks

👤By Tom Barber, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 13, 2017

Last season the Arkansas State Plant Board received a total of 32 drift complaints resulting from applications of various formulations of dicamba herbicide made to Xtend crops, mostly cotton. This year the release and approval of Engenia herbicide (an improved

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Dicamba Drift Damage – 4 Steps to Take if Happens to You – DTN

Dicamba Drift Damage – 4 Steps to Take if Happens to You – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 6, 2017

More than 15 million soybean acres are expected to sport Monsanto’s new dicamba-tolerant Xtend trait this year. That’s one-sixth of the expected U.S. soybean acreage. Whether you are growing them or not, do you know where they are?

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Dicamba Drift: Worst Time to Spray – Clear, Windless Evenings – DTN

Dicamba Drift: Worst Time to Spray – Clear, Windless Evenings – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 8, 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE: Dicamba herbicide use on soybeans and cotton is expected to expand dramatically in 2017. Stewardship will be critical to avoid drift onto sensitive crops and plants. This Dicamba Details series examines important application issues and the tough new

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Dicamba Misuse – The Unfortunate After Effects

Dicamba Misuse – The Unfortunate After Effects

👤By Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Nov 2, 2016

Arkansas Man Shot Dead in Farm Dispute The link above will take you to a story about the misuse of dicamba resulting in the death of a man in Arkansas. As I have stated throughout the last year, using dicamba

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Arkansas Soybeans: Dicamba Effects on Seed and Off-Spring

Arkansas Soybeans: Dicamba Effects on Seed and Off-Spring

👤By Tom Barber, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 1, 2016

Two weeks ago, I wrote an article on the effects of dicamba drift on soybean and potential yield reduction (click here for article).  Basically to sum it up for yield loss, the most sensitive stages where yield loss can result

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Herbicide Drift: Dicamba Off-Target, Off-Label Crop Injuries Multiply – DTN

Herbicide Drift: Dicamba Off-Target, Off-Label Crop Injuries Multiply – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Jul 14, 2016

Reed and Curtis Storey didn’t plant dicamba-tolerant crops this year, but their soybean crop has been injured twice by applications made by neighboring farmers who did. The Marvell, Arkansas, farmers aren’t alone. Crop injury complaints continue to mount this summer

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Arkansas Soybeans: Dicamba Drift and Potential Effects on Yields

Arkansas Soybeans: Dicamba Drift and Potential Effects on Yields

👤By Tom Barber, University of Arkansas 🕔Jul 7, 2016

Driving around the Midsouth, especially in the Missouri Bootheel, West Tennessee and some areas of Northeast Arkansas it is not hard to find soybean fields that look similar to the picture below.   Several thousand acres have been affected by

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