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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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Texas Cotton: 3 Mandatory Auxin Herbicide Trainings in Jan., Feb., March

Texas Cotton: 3 Mandatory Auxin Herbicide Trainings in Jan., Feb., March

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Dec 12, 2017

The Texas Department of Agriculture will require special training in 2018 for new auxin herbicides applied under a Section 3 approval on dicamba-tolerant and 2,4-D-tolerant cotton. To meet this requirement, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Amarillo will host

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Texas Cotton, Soybeans: Dicamba Label Update and Mandatory Training

Texas Cotton, Soybeans: Dicamba Label Update and Mandatory Training

👤By Scott Nolte, Gaylon Morgan, Josh McGinty, and Pete Dotray, Texas AgriLife Extension Specialists 🕔Dec 12, 2017

Dicamba tolerant cotton and soybean varieties were brought to the market in 2015 and 2016, respectively, and were followed in 2017 by the newly registered dicamba herbicides formulated specifically to have lower volatility.  Following a challenging launch in 2017 of

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Illinois: 4 Upcoming Crop Management Conferences in Jan., Feb.

Illinois: 4 Upcoming Crop Management Conferences in Jan., Feb.

👤By Dennis Bowman, University of Illinois 🕔Dec 12, 2017

Registration is open for the 2018 Crop Management Conferences. These regional conferences provide a forum for discussion and interaction between participants and university researchers. We are looking forward to introducing new specialists from the University of Illinois, and have adjoining

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Dicamba: Back To School — Requirements, Warnings For 2018 – DTN

Dicamba: Back To School — Requirements, Warnings For 2018 – DTN

👤By Pam Smith, DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Dec 1, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (DTN) — Jared Roskamp delivered a terse message to applicators interested in spraying dicamba herbicides in 2018: “Do not use dicamba if you are unwilling or unable to follow requirements.” Roskamp was talking to the 131 attendees of

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Missouri: Crop Management Conference, Columbia, Dec. 14-15

Missouri: Crop Management Conference, Columbia, Dec. 14-15

👤By Duane Dailey, University of Missouri 🕔Dec 1, 2017

“The Dicamba Dilemma” will be one of the top topics at the annual Crop Management Conference in Columbia, Dec. 14-15. The keynote talk by Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Extension weed scientist, is subtitled “Where do we go from here?”

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Soybeans: Using Dicamba Herbicides to Manage Resistant Weeds

Soybeans: Using Dicamba Herbicides to Manage Resistant Weeds

👤From The Ohio State University, Purdue University, and the University of Illinois 🕔Nov 29, 2017

Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois are heavily infested with weeds resistant to glyphosate (group 9), PPO inhibitors (group 14), and ALS inhibitors (group 2). This has greatly reduced the number of effective postemergence herbicides for controlling these weeds in Roundup Ready 2 (RR2)

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Dicamba and the Treadmill of Herbicide Resistance

Dicamba and the Treadmill of Herbicide Resistance

👤From the Weed Science Society of America 🕔Nov 27, 2017

Many reports have circulated the US concerning widespread dicamba injury to off-target crops, particularly in the Mid-South and Midwest. According to a national survey led by Kevin Bradley, weed scientist at the University of Missouri, 3.1 million acres of crops

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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: Lawsuits and Insurance Claims Piling Up  – Part 2

Dicamba: Lawsuits and Insurance Claims Piling Up – Part 2

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

Editor’s Note:  Tiffany Dowell Lashmet continues her coverage of dicamba with an overview of the legal side of the issue in this article. Click to read her earlier post: Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then…

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