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Dicamba Off-Target – 4 Reasons It’s Moving at Time of Application

Dicamba Off-Target – 4 Reasons It’s Moving at Time of Application

👤By Dr. Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Division of Plant Sciences 🕔Aug 22, 2017

The situation. In 2017, there have been numerous instances of off-target movement of dicamba throughout the state of Missouri and beyond. While the majority of the injury on a per land unit area has definitely occurred in the boot heel

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Dicamba Injury: Estimated 3.1Mln Soybean Acres; Will it Work as PrePlant Burndown? – DTN

Dicamba Injury: Estimated 3.1Mln Soybean Acres; Will it Work as PrePlant Burndown? – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Jeremy Wolf saw nearly half his soybean acreage injured this summer from dicamba herbicide that went astray. What’s troubling him now, though, is what to do about the situation for the 2018 planting season.  “My entire summer has been consumed

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Dicamba Volatility in 2001: Iowa State Researchers Saw the Issue 16 Years Ago

Dicamba Volatility in 2001: Iowa State Researchers Saw the Issue 16 Years Ago

👤By Bob Hartzler, Professor of Agronomy, Iowa State University 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The following article originally appeared on the ISU Weed Science Online website.  Current research is showing that the new formulations of dicamba (Xtendimax with Vapor Grip Technology and Engenia) have not solved the volatility problem associated with dicamba.  Since the fundamentals

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Tennessee: Does Crop Insurance Cover Dicamba Damage?

Tennessee: Does Crop Insurance Cover Dicamba Damage?

👤By Danny Morris, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 17, 2017

If you have been to any agricultural field day, then you have heard mention of dicamba drift. Whether you are a producer or an agribusiness professional, dicamba is on the forefront of everyone’s’ mind.

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Dicamba: Midwest Has Doubled Injury Reports and They Just Keep Coming

Dicamba: Midwest Has Doubled Injury Reports and They Just Keep Coming

👤By Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Several weeks ago we compiled information from many state Departments of Ag about the number of official dicamba-related cases that are currently under investigation in 2017, and also provided estimates from university weed scientists about the number of soybean acres

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Dicamba’s Potential for Degradation is Likely Cause for Volatility

Dicamba’s Potential for Degradation is Likely Cause for Volatility

👤By Jeff Gunsolus, University of Minnesota Extension Weed Scientist 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Earlier Crop News articles focused on dicamba’s potential routes of injury, injury symptomology, soybean sensitivity and yield loss potential. In this article, I would like to explore in greater detail the factors that could contribute to dicamba volatility’s role as

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Dicamba Drift Issues: Arkansas Sets Second Field Day

Dicamba Drift Issues: Arkansas Sets Second Field Day

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 13, 2017

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will host a second field day with a focus on dicamba herbicide. It will be held at the Northeast Research and Extension Center in Keiser on August 15. The field day begins

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Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture and AgFax Staff 🕔Aug 10, 2017

There is no doubt that Dicamba is volatile and researchers at the University of Arkansas have the tests to prove it. Every formulation they tested has demonstrated volatility. Some of the group tested can continue to volatilize at least 36 hours

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Texas Plains: Taking a Close Look at New Cotton Technologies

Texas Plains: Taking a Close Look at New Cotton Technologies

👤By Nikolas Clarkson, Texas AgriLife Extension Intern, and Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Aug 9, 2017

I asked Nikolas Clarkson, one of our 2017 Plains Pest Management Interns, to cover a hot topic for 2017, The implementation of the new cotton herbicide technologies in West Texas. Nik and I worked together on this article to keep

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Dicamba: Purdue Study – Response of Roundup Ready Soybean Yield After Exposure

Dicamba: Purdue Study – Response of Roundup Ready Soybean Yield After Exposure

👤By Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 8, 2017

As the number of off-target dicamba injury complaints continue to roll in, one question that we often get asked is “how will this injury affect my yield”. A few weeks ago we posted a manuscript from one of our former

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