Dicamba: What is Success or Failure in 2018?

🕔Mar 23, 2018It’s difficult to recall the debut of a weed management technology that generated more divisiveness than the 2017 introduction of dicamba-resistant soybean varieties and the accompanying use of dicamba.  Damage […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cotton: Enlist Offers “Bulletproof” Weed Control System, says Grower

🕔Mar 2, 2018The decisions cotton farmers are making now will determine their success next fall. While genetics and other factors impact yield, the choice of an effective weed management plan can’t be […]

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.

Missouri: Before Spraying Herbicides, Review Crop, Liability Insurance

🕔Dec 19, 2017Recent issues with dicamba spray drift have highlighted the need for producers to understand third-party liability associated with all herbicide applications, said University of Missouri Extension economist Ray Massey. Massey […]

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: EPA Committee Questions 2018 Label Changes – DTN

🕔Nov 8, 2017The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made label changes to dicamba products for 2018, but some members of an EPA committee question if the changes will reduce the frequency of off-target […]

Iowa Corn: Addressing the Edge or Border Effect on Yields

🕔Nov 8, 2017There have been many reports of corn along the edge of the fields yielding drastically less than the remainder of the field. In many cases, the yield loss is most […]

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