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Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

πŸ‘€By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

If you’re feeling a little confused about the EPA’s new rules on dicamba for 2018, you’re not alone.Β  Last week, EPA made some dicamba herbicides restricted use pesticides (RUP) and issued new labels for them, with tighter use restrictions. We’ve

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Arkansas Soybeans: Variety, Herbicide Tech Considerations for 2018

Arkansas Soybeans: Variety, Herbicide Tech Considerations for 2018

πŸ‘€By Jeremy Ross, University of Arkansas Extension Soybean Agronomist 🕔Oct 6, 2017

With the recommendation from the Arkansas State Plant Board on an application ban on all dicamba products from April 16 through October 31 in the row crop production areas of Arkansas, selecting soybean varieties and what herbicide technology to plant

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

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

πŸ‘€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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Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

πŸ‘€By Mark Loux, Ohio State University Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Sep 19, 2017

As we move into the fall herbicide application season, one question coming up is whether a spring dicamba burndown treatment is good enough on overwintered marestail plants to eliminate the need for fall 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?

πŸ‘€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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Louisiana Soybeans: New Herbicide Systems Offer Better Weed Control Options

Louisiana Soybeans: New Herbicide Systems Offer Better Weed Control Options

πŸ‘€By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 28, 2017

Three new soybean herbicide systems will give Louisiana farmers much-needed tools to fight increasing resistant weed populations they have struggled with in recent years. However, LSU AgCenter weed scientists caution that the new products, which they have been evaluating in

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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

πŸ‘€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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Iowa Soybeans: Time to Stop Spraying Dicamba on Xtend Beans?

Iowa Soybeans: Time to Stop Spraying Dicamba on Xtend Beans?

πŸ‘€By Clarke McGrath, Iowa State University 🕔Jun 28, 2017

We are now past the Summer Solstice, which means daylight hours will be getting shorter and we will starting seeing more flowers on soybean plants in fields, which has triggered questions about when we have to stop using dicamba on

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Iowa: Xtend Soybeans – Wind Speed and Herbicide Application

Iowa: Xtend Soybeans – Wind Speed and Herbicide Application

πŸ‘€By Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University 🕔Jan 18, 2017

The anticipated increase in dicamba and 2,4-D use associated with Xtend and Enlist crops will require enhanced stewardship to prevent problems with off-target movement.Β  While many factors influence herbicide drift, high wind speeds pose the greatest threat of moving herbicides

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Georgia Soybeans: 2016 Xtend Variety Performance Results

Georgia Soybeans: 2016 Xtend Variety Performance Results

πŸ‘€By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia 🕔Jan 9, 2017

One of the biggest concerns that I have had regarding the new auxin-resistant (2,4-D or dicamba) soybean technologies has been variety performance. Β Since Georgia is a relatively small soybean production state (~255,000 acres harvested in 2016), not much emphasis has

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