Buffers are one important tool in reducing off-target movement of pesticides to neighboring crops and sensitive areas.
As 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 […]
“Adjacent” and “neighboring” can be defined by a dictionary, but no dictionary can provide the distances considered adjacent or neighboring for herbicide products.
I 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. […]
If 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 […]
We 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 […]
Damages 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 […]
University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel provides some best management practices to reduce the potential of off-target wandering of dicamba.
Unfortunately, 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 […]
In this video from University of Tennessee, Extension Specialist Larry Steckel discusses temperature inversions and how to avoid spraying during them and avoid herbicide drift.