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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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Dicamba ‘Over the Top’: 6 Label Changes for Monsanto, BASF and DuPont – EPA

Dicamba ‘Over the Top’: 6 Label Changes for Monsanto, BASF and DuPont – EPA

👤From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 🕔Oct 13, 2017

EPA has reached an agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont on measures to further minimize the potential for drift to damage neighboring crops from the use of dicamba formulations used to control weeds in genetically modified cotton and soybeans. New

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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: Some Arkansas Farmers Want Alternate Restrictions – DTN

Dicamba: Some Arkansas Farmers Want Alternate Restrictions – DTN

👤By Greg D. Horstmeier DTN Editor-in-Chief 🕔Sep 25, 2017

As Arkansas pesticide regulators debated the fate of dicamba herbicides, farmer Perry Galloway sat quietly in the audience gallery through most of the day-long board meeting.   It wasn’t his plan to be so quiet. Galloway, of Gregory, Arkansas, and

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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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Dicamba: Pesticide Agencies Overwhelmed; EPA Promises Action for 2018 Season – DTN

Dicamba: Pesticide Agencies Overwhelmed; EPA Promises Action for 2018 Season – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 21, 2017

State pesticide regulators and departments of agriculture are struggling to manage the workload of hundreds of 2017 dicamba injury investigations as well as looming decisions on how to restrict and manage dicamba use in 2018.   “I represent state lead

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Dicamba: U. of Arkansas Posts Second Response To Monsanto’s Petition

Dicamba: U. of Arkansas Posts Second Response To Monsanto’s Petition

👤From a press release 🕔Sep 20, 2017

Editor’s Note: The University of Arkansas has distributed a second response to a petition filed by Monsanto with the Arkansas Plant Board. Click here to view the petition and related information from Monsanto. We are posting the university’s release below.

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Bayer Requests Extension on Monsanto Acquisition – DTN

Bayer Requests Extension on Monsanto Acquisition – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Sep 20, 2017

Liam Condon, Bayer’s president of the Crop Science Division, said the company is making progress on the planned acquisition of Monsanto. But he told journalists attending a global conference that the company now expects to close the deal in early

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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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Dicamba: U. Of Arkansas Responds To Monsanto’s Petition to State’s Plant Board

Dicamba: U. Of Arkansas Responds To Monsanto’s Petition to State’s Plant Board

👤From a press release 🕔Sep 8, 2017

The following is a statement from Dr. Mark Cochran, Vice President-Agriculture for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, on Monsanto’s petition to the Arkansas State Plant Board. First, and most importantly, we stand by the integrity of our scientists

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