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

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

👤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

👤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.  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

👤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.  Since Georgia is a relatively small soybean production state (~255,000 acres harvested in 2016), not much emphasis has

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Soybeans: University Yield Data Emerging for Xtend Varieties – DTN

Soybeans: University Yield Data Emerging for Xtend Varieties – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Nov 16, 2016

Growers purchasing soybean seed based solely on weed control are missing a key component of the decision, warn university scientists. Yield and regional performance should also factor into the equation. This is the first year independent yield data has become

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Arkansas: State Plant Board to Hold Dicamba Hearing Nov. 21

Arkansas: State Plant Board to Hold Dicamba Hearing Nov. 21

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Nov 14, 2016

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has registered a new dicamba formulation it says “is specifically designed to have lower volatility” when sprayed over cotton and soybeans genetically modified to tolerate the herbicide. The Arkansas State Plant Board, which regulates use

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Arkansas Soybeans: Dicamba Drift and Potential Effects on Yields

Arkansas Soybeans: Dicamba Drift and Potential Effects on Yields

👤By Tom Barber, University of Arkansas 🕔Jul 7, 2016

Driving around the Midsouth, especially in the Missouri Bootheel, West Tennessee and some areas of Northeast Arkansas it is not hard to find soybean fields that look similar to the picture below.   Several thousand acres have been affected by

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