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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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Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then… – Part 1

Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then… – Part 1

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

Dicamba will likely go down as the biggest agricultural issue in 2017.  This post will discuss some background information and then address several recent developments regarding the herbicide dicamba.   The herbicide dicamba has been in use since the 1960’s.  In

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Dicamba: EPA Committee Questions 2018 Label Changes – DTN

Dicamba: EPA Committee Questions 2018 Label Changes – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Nov 8, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made label changes to dicamba products for 2018, but some members of an EPA committee question if the changes will reduce the frequency of off-target damage seen on soybeans and other crops in 24 states

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Dicamba Soybean Injury Report: 3.6 Million Acres Affected in 2017

Dicamba Soybean Injury Report: 3.6 Million Acres Affected in 2017

👤From Integrated Pest Management, University of Missouri 🕔Oct 31, 2017

Throughout the summer we have attempted to provide updates as to the extent of dicamba-injured soybean throughout the United States, either in the form of official dicamba-related cases that are currently under investigation by the state Departments of Agriculture, or

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Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh 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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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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Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Sep 19, 2017

As we move into the fall herbicide application season, one question coming up is whether a spring dicamba burndown treatment is good enough on overwintered marestail plants to eliminate the need for fall herbicides.

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Iowa Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Were Available to Spray in 2017?

Iowa Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Were Available to Spray in 2017?

👤By Bob Hartzler, Extension Weed Specialist, Iowa State University 🕔Sep 19, 2017

My colleagues at Purdue recently compiled weather data to determine how many hours would be available to apply the new dicamba products (e.g. Xtendimax with VaporGrip Technology, FeXapan with VaporGrip Technology, and Engenia) postemergence in soybean.  Several people asked what

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Dicamba: Arkansas Plant Board Committee Makes 3 Recommendations for 2018 – DTN

Dicamba: Arkansas Plant Board Committee Makes 3 Recommendations for 2018 – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Arkansas farmers could see a narrow window for using dicamba herbicides in soybean and cotton crops next year. The Pesticide Committee of the Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) voted on Tuesday to restrict dicamba use in row crops, allowing it

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