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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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Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

👤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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Iowa Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Were Available to Spray in 2017?

Iowa Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Were Available to Spray in 2017?

👤By Bob Hartzler, Extension Weed Specialist, Iowa State University 🕔Sep 19, 2017

My colleagues at Purdue recently compiled weather data to determine how many hours would be available to apply the new dicamba products (e.g. Xtendimax with VaporGrip Technology, FeXapan with VaporGrip Technology, and Engenia) postemergence in soybean.  Several people asked what

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Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN

Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Among all the buzz and blame surrounding the dicamba injury crisis of 2017, Purdue University weed scientists Bill Johnson and Joe Ikley have tried to answer a simple question for farmers.  How often could an applicator legally spray dicamba this

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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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Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Could We Spray Postemergence in 2017?

Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Could We Spray Postemergence in 2017?

👤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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Texas Cotton: New Technologies Offer Opportunities, but Require Management

Texas Cotton: New Technologies Offer Opportunities, but Require Management

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 4, 2017

Two new cotton technologies are exciting for producers, but come with warnings, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Emi Kimura, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Vernon, discussed the new cotton options at the Rolling Plains Summer Field

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Dicamba Off-Target – 4 Reasons It’s Moving at Time of Application

Dicamba Off-Target – 4 Reasons It’s Moving at Time of Application

👤By Dr. Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Division of Plant Sciences 🕔Aug 22, 2017

The situation. In 2017, there have been numerous instances of off-target movement of dicamba throughout the state of Missouri and beyond. While the majority of the injury on a per land unit area has definitely occurred in the boot heel

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Dicamba Injury: Estimated 3.1Mln Soybean Acres; Will it Work as PrePlant Burndown? – DTN

Dicamba Injury: Estimated 3.1Mln Soybean Acres; Will it Work as PrePlant Burndown? – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Jeremy Wolf saw nearly half his soybean acreage injured this summer from dicamba herbicide that went astray. What’s troubling him now, though, is what to do about the situation for the 2018 planting season.  “My entire summer has been consumed

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Dicamba Volatility in 2001: Iowa State Researchers Saw the Issue 16 Years Ago

Dicamba Volatility in 2001: Iowa State Researchers Saw the Issue 16 Years Ago

👤By Bob Hartzler, Professor of Agronomy, Iowa State University 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The following article originally appeared on the ISU Weed Science Online website.  Current research is showing that the new formulations of dicamba (Xtendimax with Vapor Grip Technology and Engenia) have not solved the volatility problem associated with dicamba.  Since the fundamentals

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