Herbicide Drift Complaints – North Carolina Regulators Reach Settlements

🕔Mar 15, 2018The N.C. Pesticide Board recently approved the following settlement agreements for individuals in Halifax, Hertford and Lenoir counties. Settlements involved instances of pesticide drift and selling restricted-use pesticides to individuals […]

Minnesota: Dicamba – Complying with Buffer, Spray Drift Requirements

🕔Mar 7, 2018Buffers are one important tool in reducing off-target movement of pesticides to neighboring crops and sensitive areas.

Dicamba Restrictions Are Needed, but CBD Report Is Flawed – Commentary

🕔Mar 5, 2018The Center for Biological Diversity recently released a report describing the threat to monarch butterflies posed by an increased use of dicamba.  While I have been fairly critical of the […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Don’t Spray Dicamba Near High Value Crops

🕔Feb 21, 2018One of the reasons that states like Georgia had a lack of drift complaints in 2017 was because applicators did not spray dicamba near high value crops. This was one […]

Iowa Soybeans: New Dicamba Labels Issued

🕔Jan 12, 2018In October 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency reclassified Engenia, FeXapan herbicide Plus VaporGrip Technology, and Xtendimax With VaporGrip Technology as Restricted Use products and added additional restrictions and requirements to […]

Herbicide Drift: New Tool Helps Farmers Understand When Temperature Inversions Occur

🕔Nov 21, 2017Kansas State University is offering a new tool to help farmers assess when temperature inversions occur in their region. The information can be useful in assessing the risk for herbicide […]

Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then… – Part 1

🕔Nov 20, 2017Dicamba will likely go down as the biggest agricultural issue in 2017.  This post will discuss some background information and then address several recent developments regarding the herbicide dicamba.   The […]

Dicamba: April to October Applications Banned by Arkansas Plant Board

🕔Nov 9, 2017The Arkansas State Plant Board voted on November 8, 2017 to ban the use of the weed herbicide, dicamba, between April 16 – and Oct. 31. The plant board and […]

Dicamba Soybean Injury Report: 3.6 Million Acres Affected in 2017

🕔Oct 31, 2017Throughout the summer we have attempted to provide updates as to the extent of dicamba-injured soybean throughout the United States, either in the form of official dicamba-related cases that are […]

Georgia: Dicamba – Zero Official Drift Complaints Reported to Georgia Department of Agriculture

🕔Oct 27, 2017No official pesticide drift complaints have been reported to the Georgia Department of Agriculture this year due to in-season applications of dicamba, or 2,4-D. Sound science and assistance from University […]

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