As the fall seed-buying season advances, EPA is facing a major time crunch on its dicamba herbicide decisions. The agency had originally vowed to have a re-registration decision for four […]
3 Major Weeds Have Genomes Unlocked Aug 28, 2020
Representing some of the most troublesome agricultural weeds, waterhemp, smooth pigweed, and Palmer amaranth impact crop production systems across the U.S. and elsewhere with ripple effects felt by economies worldwide. […]
Bayer, BASF and Corteva lost their bid for a rehearing of their dicamba case by a larger panel of Ninth Circuit Judges. Their only remaining legal recourse is now the […]
Dicamba – What Does the Future Hold? – DTN Jul 16, 2020
Future registrations are uncertain, weed escapes are rising, and some farmers are tired of the drama. What lies ahead for dicamba use in the U.S.?
Dicamba Ban Reversal Denied – DTN Jun 26, 2020
Late on Thursday, June 25, a panel of judges on the Ninth Circuit denied a motion by BASF to stay and recall their June 3 mandate vacating three dicamba registrations, […]
Dicamba: Request to Ban Post Emergence Use – DTN May 4, 2020
On April 28, the Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO) sent EPA a letter asking that the agency consider banning postemergence use of four dicamba herbicides — XtendiMax (Bayer), Engenia […]
Soybeans: LL GT27 Beans Gain a Herbicide Apr 3, 2020
A limited group of soybean growers using LL GT27 soybeans will soon have access to a corresponding HPPD herbicide, BASF’s Alite 27 herbicide, which contains isoxaflutole. The GT27 soybean trait […]
Dicamba Lawsuits Expected to Increase – DTN Feb 28, 2020
Lawyers expect thousands more farmers to file dicamba injury lawsuits in the aftermath of Bader Farm’s successful court case against Bayer and BASF.
Farmers have a range of choices when it comes to herbicide-tolerant soybean technology in 2020 — up to seven different traits. When selecting seed, remember that disease, insect tolerance and […]
So far, EPA and dicamba registrants seem prepared to accept Illinois’ new dicamba restrictions, which suggests other states may follow suit.