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 […]

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 […]

Dicamba: Lawsuit calls for EPA to Vacate Monsanto Registration – DTN

🕔Feb 19, 2018New details are emerging from a lawsuit calling for EPA to vacate the registration of Monsanto’s dicamba herbicide.  Originally filed in January 2017, the lawsuit’s newly released briefs claim EPA […]

Dicamba Injury Suits In Midsouth, Midwest Consolidated To Single Court

🕔Feb 2, 2018Dicamba injury lawsuits from parts of 4 Midsouth and Midwest states have been consolidated to the federal eastern district of Missouri. In all, at least 15 cases were included in […]

Dicamba Lawsuits: U.S. Judicial Panel to Decide Best Venue – DTN

🕔Jan 19, 2018Attorneys representing farmers from across the country who filed multiple lawsuits alleging off-target dicamba damage to their crops will try to convince a federal panel of judges next week that […]

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 […]

Nebraska and Dicamba: What Happened in 2017? Expectations for 2018.

🕔Dec 19, 2017In 2017 the Xtend soybean technology was completely launched in the United States (that is, the Environmental Protection Agency approved the dicamba-resistant seed trait and postemergence application of labeled dicamba […]

Dicamba, 2018: States Struggle with Application Restrictions – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2017The drama over dicamba herbicide use continued this week as some states wrestled with requiring spray regulations over and beyond new federal labels.   Evidence of continued turmoil came on Dec. […]

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: 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 […]

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