I have fielded several questions over the last week about dicamba regulations and what the rules “mean” and what can be sprayed etc. Most questions revolve around what is “legal […]
You’ll probably be hearing from a variety of sources about how to safely and legally use post-emergent dicamba products in 2019. These include Engenia (BASF), Fexapan (Corteva/DuPont), and Xtendimax(Bayer/Monsanto). My purpose today […]
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is advising soybean and cotton farmers to follow federal guidelines when applying pesticides containing dicamba approved for “over-the-top” use. Dicamba products are commonly used to […]
On October 31, 2018, the EPA made the long-awaited announcement regarding dicamba registration for use on dicamba-resistant soybean. I suspect opinions regarding the EPA actions are as varied as people’s views […]
Now that we are in the middle of July and most herbicide applications in corn and soybean should have ended, we wanted to take a look back at June this […]
Application of dicamba-based herbicides such as Clarity, DiFlexx, DiFlexx DUO, and Status, has increased in corn in recent years primarily for control of glyphosate-resistant and hard-to-control broadleaf weeds such as […]
The month of June has arrived and so too will postemergence soybean applications, many of which are likely to contain the dicamba formulations of Xtendimax, Engenia, or FeXapan. As we […]
If sensitive vegetation is downwind, you can’t spray dicamba. In this video, Dr. Steckel discusses what DT cotton producers can do when timely spray applications are needed but the wind […]
The spray boom should be no more than 24″ above the target for dicamba applications…but is the target the crop or the weed? Drake Copeland explains in this video.
Before Tennessee applicators can apply low-volatile versions of dicamba herbicide in crop in 2018, they must first attend a University of Tennessee Extension dicamba-specific training.