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.

Minnesota Weeds: Minimizing Spray Drift – Webinar, March 15

🕔Mar 2, 2018As off-target movement of pesticides becomes an increasingly important topic, we need as many tools as possible to reduce drift. The EPA office of Pesticide Programs will host a webinar […]

Herbicide Labels: Adjacent and Neighboring – How Far Is That?

🕔Feb 21, 2018“Adjacent” and “neighboring” can be defined by a dictionary, but no dictionary can provide the distances considered adjacent or neighboring for herbicide products.

Texas Plains: Taking a Close Look at New Cotton Technologies

🕔Aug 9, 2017I asked Nikolas Clarkson, one of our 2017 Plains Pest Management Interns, to cover a hot topic for 2017, The implementation of the new cotton herbicide technologies in West Texas. […]

Alabama: No Dicamba Injuries Reported Yet – 7 Best Practices to Avoid Drift

🕔Jul 18, 2017If you have been reading farm magazines, webblogs, or even the newspaper, chances are that  you have heard about dicamba (Engenia, Xtendimax or Fexapan) drift or some type of off-target […]

Pennsylvania: 2,4-D Injury – Managing Drift to Off-Target Crops

🕔Jul 13, 2017We have heard about claims of 2,4-D injury to commercial grapevines in Pennsylvania, potentially stemming from applications in nearby field crops. Grapes are among the list of very sensitive high-value […]

Preventing Dicamba Drift – Best Management Practices

🕔Jul 4, 2017Damages caused by misapplication of dicamba herbicides can be severe and extremely costly. It is imperative that pesticide applicators strictly follow these best management practices to reduce the potential for […]

Mitigating Dicamba Drift – Best Management Practices

🕔Jun 27, 2017University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel provides some best management practices to reduce the potential of off-target wandering of dicamba.

Minnesota: Suspect Pesticide Drift? What to Do, How to Prevent It

🕔Jun 26, 2017Unfortunately, pesticide applications can sometimes drift onto neighboring crops and vegetation. Damage can range in severity from brief cosmetic symptoms to the inability to market a crop, severe yield losses […]

How Not to Spray During an Inversion – Video

🕔Jun 20, 2017In this video from University of Tennessee, Extension Specialist Larry Steckel discusses temperature inversions and how to avoid spraying during them and avoid herbicide drift.

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