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Dicamba Ban in Arkansas: Monsanto’s Position – Call the Governor

Dicamba Ban in Arkansas: Monsanto’s Position – Call the Governor

👤By Christi Dixon, Monsanto 🕔Jun 24, 2017

Yesterday (Friday, June 24), the Arkansas State Plant Board recommended an action that will prevent farmers from having access to all of the available weed control options.   The recommendation made by the Plant Board to ban the use in

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Arkansas Plant Board Pulls Trigger on Dicamba Ban

Arkansas Plant Board Pulls Trigger on Dicamba Ban

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Arkansas State Plant Board approves emergency rule to ban use, sale of dicamba Governor must review changes, refer to legislative council subcommittee Hay and forage growers exempt from emergency ruling The Arkansas State Plant Board voted Friday for an emergency

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Dicamba: Stop Sale, Use and Enforce New Penalties, says Arkansas Plant Board – DTN

Dicamba: Stop Sale, Use and Enforce New Penalties, says Arkansas Plant Board – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Jun 23, 2017

AgFax Editor’s Note: Update – Saturday – June 24. We have included 2 related article links below. The board did approve an emergency rule to ban use and sale of dicamba and to speed implementation of enhanced penalties for misuse. The

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Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Plant Board Votes to Restrict Use – Now a Re-Vote Required

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Plant Board Votes to Restrict Use – Now a Re-Vote Required

👤Debra L Ferguson, AgFax Staff 🕔Jun 21, 2017

The Arkansas Plant Board voted on Tuesday, June 20, to allow applications of dicamba herbicide to continue on a restrictive basis. However, the board, which voted 11-3 on the restriction, will have a re-vote on Friday, June 23 due to

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Georgia Soybeans: 3 Thoughts on Weed Management

Georgia Soybeans: 3 Thoughts on Weed Management

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Just got done rating some of my soybean weed control plots.  Thought I would pass along these few thoughts.

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Weed Scientists Caution Against Off-Label Spraying of Dicamba and 2,4-D

Weed Scientists Caution Against Off-Label Spraying of Dicamba and 2,4-D

👤From the Weed Science Society of America 🕔Jun 16, 2017 Read Full Article
Preventing Dicamba Drift – Video

Preventing Dicamba Drift – Video

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 15, 2017

In just the past few days, dicamba drift has been reported on Tennessee farms. As temperatures rise, so does the potential for increased off-target movement of dicamba. Watch as Larry Steckel discusses three actions to reduce drift and volatilization.

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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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Dicamba Injury: Don’t Get Complacent on Sprayer Cleanout, Upkeep

Dicamba Injury: Don’t Get Complacent on Sprayer Cleanout, Upkeep

👤By Mandy Bish and Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri 🕔Jun 14, 2017

The availability of dicamba-tolerant soybean this season increases the need for emphasis on proper maintenance and thorough cleanout of the sprayer system between applications; especially POST applications.

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Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Herbicide Burn More of an Issue This Spring

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Herbicide Burn More of an Issue This Spring

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 13, 2017

There have been a lot of phone calls in the past few days with folks concerned about POST applied herbicide tankmix burn on cotton and soybeans.  We see burn from POST applied tankmixtures every spring but the crop response from

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