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Minnesota: Dicamba Drift – What Can Be Done, Now and Going Forward?

Minnesota: Dicamba Drift – What Can Be Done, Now and Going Forward?

👤By Jeff Gunsolus, University of Minnesota Extension Weed Scientist 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Dicamba injury to non-target soybeans has been widely reported in south central and southwest Minnesota. Symptoms range from cupping and strapping of newly emerged leaves to height reduction and injury to growing points. At low dicamba concentrations, symptoms were slow

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Dicamba Residue: What Does Parts Per Billion Mean in the Field?

Dicamba Residue: What Does Parts Per Billion Mean in the Field?

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Weed Specialist 🕔Jul 26, 2017

As we get numbers on dicamba concentrations in various plant samples, one asks the question, so what does a certain ppb (parts per billion) really mean?

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Off-Target Dicamba Drift: Does the Ag Industry Have a Problem?

Off-Target Dicamba Drift: Does the Ag Industry Have a Problem?

👤By Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Extension Specialist 🕔Jul 25, 2017

It’s funny how we can be living through a situation or watch something unfold in front of our very eyes and one person can view it one way and another can see it totally different. If you think about it,

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Dicamba: Nebraska Update on Soybean Injury

Dicamba: Nebraska Update on Soybean Injury

👤By Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Weed Specialist 🕔Jul 24, 2017

Questions about potential dicamba injury to soybean, grapes, tomatoes, and other sensitive crops are increasing to Nebraska Extension educators and specialists as the crop season progresses. While dicamba herbicide has been available for weed control for a number of years,

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Illinois: Dicamba Drift on the Rise – Facts and Speculations

Illinois: Dicamba Drift on the Rise – Facts and Speculations

👤By Aaron Hager, University of Illinois Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Only a short time ago, many agricultural professionals were optimistic Illinois would somehow be “spared” the incidents of off-target damage caused by dicamba that continue to plague several states to our south. The recent preponderance of evidence (observations made traveling

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Dicamba: Monsanto Speculations about Drift Injury are Not Helpful or Valid

Dicamba: Monsanto Speculations about Drift Injury are Not Helpful or Valid

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Jul 18, 2017

“I can’t keep dicamba in the field” has been a frequent comment I have heard from many frustrated folks who have followed the rules and tried their best not to drift on their neighbors.

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Dicamba Drift – Why Now? Two Reasons in Iowa; Multiple Reasons in Midsouth

Dicamba Drift – Why Now? Two Reasons in Iowa; Multiple Reasons in Midsouth

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University Weed Specialist 🕔Jul 14, 2017

While off-target movement of pesticides is not a new problem, the growth regulator herbicides create a unique situation due to their ability to induce easily observed symptoms at very low doses. Large scale drift problems were experienced when the phenoxy

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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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Ohio Soybeans: Dicamba Drift Injury Becoming More Evident

Ohio Soybeans: Dicamba Drift Injury Becoming More Evident

👤By Mark Loux and Bill Johnson, Ohio State University Weed Specialists 🕔Jul 12, 2017

You would probably have to be living under a rock to not at this time be aware of the issues with off target dicamba movement affecting soybeans and other plants in the states of Tennessee, Arkansas, and Missouri.  The latter

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Dicamba Drift Injury: Iowa Farmers Join the Club

Dicamba Drift Injury: Iowa Farmers Join the Club

👤By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University Agronomist 🕔Jul 12, 2017

The problems experienced with off-target movement and injury in states south of Iowa, particularly Missouri, Arkansas and Tennessee have been well covered in the press, but there has been little discussion of problems in Iowa. Unfortunately, the lack of press does not mean

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