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Tennessee Soybeans: Dicamba – Yield Reports on Injured Crops

Tennessee Soybeans: Dicamba – Yield Reports on Injured Crops

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Oct 19, 2017

The question going into this fall is how much yield loss have the dicamba injured soybeans sustained? As with every concern with this dicamba drift mess, the answers are hard to get and then the results are often a mixed

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Tennessee: Late Season Dicamba Drift Alarms Farmers in a New Round of Injuries – Video

Tennessee: Late Season Dicamba Drift Alarms Farmers in a New Round of Injuries – Video

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Dicamba drift calls had died down for a short spell but really blew back up in the last few days (7/28 to 8/3). Clearly a good bit of late planted Xtend soybeans were sprayed with a dicamba product about 14

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Tennessee: Spraying Dicamba in Double-Crop Soybeans, Beware of Temp Inversions – Video

Tennessee: Spraying Dicamba in Double-Crop Soybeans, Beware of Temp Inversions – Video

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Aug 1, 2017

Reminder from Dr. Larry Steckel to watch for temperature inversions when spraying dicamba herbicides in late-planted soybeans.

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Tennessee Soybeans: Weed Control Options in Double-Cropped Fields – Video

Tennessee Soybeans: Weed Control Options in Double-Cropped Fields – Video

👤By Larry Steckel and Drake Copeland, University of Tennessee Weed Specialists 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Recommendations on what to spray and, perhaps more importantly, what not to spray in late-planted soybeans from Dr. Larry Steckel and Drake Copeland.

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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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Tennessee Cotton: New Dicamba Rules – A Little Clarification

Tennessee Cotton: New Dicamba Rules – A Little Clarification

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee Marketing and Communications 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Dr. Larry Steckel covers the new rules for dicamba use in Tennessee and provides some clarification on applications in cotton.

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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: Tennessee’s New Rules in Force; Missouri May Temporarily Lift Ban – DTN

Dicamba: Tennessee’s New Rules in Force; Missouri May Temporarily Lift Ban – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Jul 14, 2017

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) on Wednesday joined other Southern states by announcing additional measures to mitigate the risk of herbicides containing dicamba.  The new rules filed with the Tennessee Secretary of State extend through Oct. 1, 2017, and

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Dicamba Spraying: Tennessee Steps Up with “New Rules” – No Ban

Dicamba Spraying: Tennessee Steps Up with “New Rules” – No Ban

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Jul 12, 2017

Today (July 12), the state of Tennessee joined Arkansas and Missouri in officially reacting to an increased number of plant and field injury reports related to farm use of herbicides containing dicamba. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture, however, is not officially

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Dicamba Volatility or Temperature Inversion? Do You Know the Difference? – Video

Dicamba Volatility or Temperature Inversion? Do You Know the Difference? – Video

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Jul 7, 2017

University of Tennessee Weed Specialist Dr. Larry Steckel discusses the difference between herbicide volatility and temperature inversion as causes of herbicide drift.

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