Tempers are running hot this year, as dicamba injury surfaces for a fifth year and EPA seeks to evaluate the success of the 2020 dicamba labels.
As most know the EPA approved a new five-year registration for Engenia, Tavium and XtendiMax to be used in Xtend cotton and soybean. The new registration has some new labeled […]
Several extension field agronomists have reported that injury is more widespread in 2020 than in the previous three years following registration of over-the-top applications of dicamba. In response to these […]
A University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture study published in the Journal of Weed Technology found that mixing glyphosate with formulations of dicamba consistently lowered the pH of the spray […]
Higher temperatures and mixing glyphosate with dicamba lead to increased atmospheric concentrations of dicamba, according to scientists with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. Tom Mueller and Larry Steckel, […]
Does adding glyphosate to low-volatile dicamba formulations increase its chances of moving outside the treated field via volatility?
Dicamba Volatility and pH – Podcast Dec 18, 2018
There’s new language in the 2019 dicamba label covering the impact of low pH on dicamba volatility. In this podcast, Dr. Larry Steckel explains what the label says, what brand […]
The 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 […]
At the recent North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting I was asked to provide the opening presentation (A historical perspective on dicamba) in a symposium focusing on issues with dicamba. Below are […]
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 […]