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Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Requirements Trump Federal – DTN

Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Requirements Trump Federal – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

If you’re feeling a little confused about the EPA’s new rules on dicamba for 2018, you’re not alone.  Last week, EPA made some dicamba herbicides restricted use pesticides (RUP) and issued new labels for them, with tighter use restrictions. We’ve

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Tennessee: Dicamba – Revised Engenia, Xtendimax, and FeXapan Herbicide Labels

Tennessee: Dicamba – Revised Engenia, Xtendimax, and FeXapan Herbicide Labels

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

The EPA has approved revised Engenia, Xtendimax, and FeXapan herbicide labels for 2018.  The main changes are listed below.  Some details will have to be worked out such as what the auxin-specific training might entail that would be different from

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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 is Now a Restricted Use Pesticide Says EPA’s New Label Rules – DTN

Dicamba is Now a Restricted Use Pesticide Says EPA’s New Label Rules – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Growers will have access to dicamba to spray on dicamba-tolerant crops in 2018, but the herbicides will come with new label restrictions and will be categorized as restricted use pesticides.  EPA announced Friday that the dicamba “registrants voluntarily agreed to

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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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Arkansas Soybean Seed Production: Testing Damaged Non-Dicamba Tolerant Beans

Arkansas Soybean Seed Production: Testing Damaged Non-Dicamba Tolerant Beans

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture 🕔Oct 6, 2017

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is offering a service to screen non-dicamba tolerant soybeans being grown for seed production that might have been exposed to dicamba. “We’ve heard from growers who worry about the effects that dicamba

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Arkansas Soybeans: Variety, Herbicide Tech Considerations for 2018

Arkansas Soybeans: Variety, Herbicide Tech Considerations for 2018

👤By Jeremy Ross, University of Arkansas Extension Soybean Agronomist 🕔Oct 6, 2017

With the recommendation from the Arkansas State Plant Board on an application ban on all dicamba products from April 16 through October 31 in the row crop production areas of Arkansas, selecting soybean varieties and what herbicide technology to plant

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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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