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Missouri: Before Spraying Herbicides, Review Crop, Liability Insurance

Missouri: Before Spraying Herbicides, Review Crop, Liability Insurance

👤By Linda Geist, University of Missouri 🕔Dec 19, 2017

Recent issues with dicamba spray drift have highlighted the need for producers to understand third-party liability associated with all herbicide applications, said University of Missouri Extension economist Ray Massey. Massey presented information about liability risks related to herbicide application at

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Herbicide Drift: New Tool Helps Farmers Understand When Temperature Inversions Occur

Herbicide Drift: New Tool Helps Farmers Understand When Temperature Inversions Occur

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Kansas State University is offering a new tool to help farmers assess when temperature inversions occur in their region. The information can be useful in assessing the risk for herbicide drift when applying products such as dicamba, an herbicide used

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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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Iowa Corn: Addressing the Edge or Border Effect on Yields

Iowa Corn: Addressing the Edge or Border Effect on Yields

👤By Mark Westgate and Rebecca Vittetoe, Iowa State University Extension Agronomists 🕔Nov 8, 2017

There have been many reports of corn along the edge of the fields yielding drastically less than the remainder of the field. In many cases, the yield loss is most obvious on the southern edge of the field, but it

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Georgia: Dicamba – Zero Official Drift Complaints Reported to Georgia Department of Agriculture

Georgia: Dicamba – Zero Official Drift Complaints Reported to Georgia Department of Agriculture

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Oct 27, 2017

No official pesticide drift complaints have been reported to the Georgia Department of Agriculture this year due to in-season applications of dicamba, or 2,4-D. Sound science and assistance from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agents led to Georgia farmers’ success

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Dicamba and Liability Insurance: 5 Things You Need to Know – DTN

Dicamba and Liability Insurance: 5 Things You Need to Know – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 24, 2017

There was no question what was to blame for the curled soybeans on the central Illinois farm in late June. The farmer, the neighbor who made the application, even the investigator from the neighbor’s insurance company, all agreed. Off-target dicamba

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Louisiana: Herbicide Task Force Stresses Education for Weed Control, Crop Protection

Louisiana: Herbicide Task Force Stresses Education for Weed Control, Crop Protection

👤By Randy LaBauve, LSU AgCenter 🕔Sep 25, 2017

A Louisiana task force for new herbicide technology recently met to discuss upcoming weed control technologies for crops. The group consists primarily of weed scientists and crop specialists with the LSU AgCenter, pesticide specialists at the Louisiana Department of Agriculture

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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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Minnesota: Dicamba – Resistant Weeds Need More Than Herbicides for Control

Minnesota: Dicamba – Resistant Weeds Need More Than Herbicides for Control

👤By Jeff Gunsolus, Lisa Behnken, and Fritz Breitenbach, University of Minnesota Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 20, 2017

As you strategize future weed management plans, we would like for all of us to rethink the dicamba issue. Think about what brought on this issue in the first place: weed resistance to multiple groups of herbicides.

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Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Could We Spray Postemergence in 2017?

Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Could We Spray Postemergence in 2017?

👤By Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Now that the spray season for herbicides in corn and soybean has ended for most of Indiana and dicamba complaints have started to slow down, we thought it would be an interesting exercise to see how many spray hours we

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