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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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Alabama: No Dicamba Injuries Reported Yet – 7 Best Practices to Avoid Drift

Alabama: No Dicamba Injuries Reported Yet – 7 Best Practices to Avoid Drift

👤By Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Alabama Cooperative Extension Sepcialist 🕔Jul 18, 2017

If you have been reading farm magazines, webblogs, or even the newspaper, chances are that  you have heard about dicamba (Engenia, Xtendimax or Fexapan) drift or some type of off-target movement from applications to Xtend soybean or Xtend cotton to

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Pennsylvania: 2,4-D Injury – Managing Drift to Off-Target Crops

Pennsylvania: 2,4-D Injury – Managing Drift to Off-Target Crops

👤By Annie Klodd, William Curran, and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Jul 13, 2017

We have heard about claims of 2,4-D injury to commercial grapevines in Pennsylvania, potentially stemming from applications in nearby field crops. Grapes are among the list of very sensitive high-value crops grown in Pennsylvania, and drift damage often incurs very

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Preventing Dicamba Drift – Best Management Practices

Preventing Dicamba Drift – Best Management Practices

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee Marketing and Communications 🕔Jul 4, 2017

Damages caused by misapplication of dicamba herbicides can be severe and extremely costly. It is imperative that pesticide applicators strictly follow these best management practices to reduce the potential for off-target dicamba.

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Mitigating Dicamba Drift – Best Management Practices

Mitigating Dicamba Drift – Best Management Practices

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 27, 2017

University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel provides some best management practices to reduce the potential of off-target wandering of dicamba.

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Minnesota: Suspect Pesticide Drift? What to Do, How to Prevent It

Minnesota: Suspect Pesticide Drift? What to Do, How to Prevent It Updated

👤By Dave Nicolai and Liz Stahl, University of Minnesota 🕔Jun 26, 2017

Unfortunately, pesticide applications can sometimes drift onto neighboring crops and vegetation. Damage can range in severity from brief cosmetic symptoms to the inability to market a crop, severe yield losses and/or plant death. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has developed

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How Not to Spray During an Inversion – Video

How Not to Spray During an Inversion – Video

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 20, 2017

In this video from University of Tennessee, Extension Specialist Larry Steckel discusses temperature inversions and how to avoid spraying during them and avoid herbicide drift.

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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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Herbicides: Consider Temperature Inversions Before Spraying – Video

Herbicides: Consider Temperature Inversions Before Spraying – Video

👤By Ryan Miller and David Nicolai, University of Minnesota 🕔Jun 14, 2017

A new video, Temperature inversions: Something to consider before spraying, that discusses the development of temperature inversions, which can affect the drift, or off target movement of pesticides during post emergence applications.

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