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Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture and AgFax Staff 🕔Aug 10, 2017

There is no doubt that Dicamba is volatile and researchers at the University of Arkansas have the tests to prove it. Every formulation they tested has demonstrated volatility. Some of the group tested can continue to volatilize at least 36 hours

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Arkansas Soybeans: Recovery from Herbicide Injury – Will Replanting or Foliar Products Help?

Arkansas Soybeans: Recovery from Herbicide Injury – Will Replanting or Foliar Products Help?

👤By Jeremy Ross, University of Arkansas Extension Soybean Agronomist 🕔Jul 7, 2017

With the widespread reports of off-target herbicide injury, I’ve had numerous phone calls about replanting damaged fields or the use of foliar products to recover from the herbicide injury.  Many of the fields that I have walked or seen via

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Soybean Yields and Dicamba Injury: Timing and Dose – Key Pieces of Puzzle – DTN

Soybean Yields and Dicamba Injury: Timing and Dose – Key Pieces of Puzzle – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 3, 2017

Reports of the characteristic cupped leaves associated with dicamba drift have put soybean growers on high alert this summer.  While suspicious symptoms have been reported, what is less certain is how much yield loss farmers will actually face when combines

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Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Plant Board Votes to Restrict Use – Now a Re-Vote Required

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Plant Board Votes to Restrict Use – Now a Re-Vote Required

👤Debra L Ferguson, AgFax Staff 🕔Jun 21, 2017

The Arkansas Plant Board voted on Tuesday, June 20, to allow applications of dicamba herbicide to continue on a restrictive basis. However, the board, which voted 11-3 on the restriction, will have a re-vote on Friday, June 23 due to

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Dicamba Drift: Injury Reports Rolling in as Investigations Begin – DTN

Dicamba Drift: Injury Reports Rolling in as Investigations Begin – DTN

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

Pucker up is taking on a specific meaning across the soybean belt as reports of dicamba injury start to mount in several states.   The slightest whiff of dicamba herbicide causes sensitive soybean leaves to cup and pucker. As of

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