Mississippi: Pesticide Applicator Certification Required for Dicamba Training – CORRECTION

🕔Jan 11, 2019An additional certification requirement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now in place for individuals who plan to apply dicamba in Xtend cropping systems. Individuals working under the direct […]

Dicamba Injury Reports, 2018: Drift Issues Becoming More Evident

🕔Jun 21, 2018A couple of weeks ago we provided a June 1st update of alleged off-target dicamba issues. At that time, most of the injury was confined to specialty crops, vegetables, and […]

Dicamba: Arkansas Ban Started April 16 with Plenty of Legal Drama – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2018On Monday, Arkansas’ in-season ban on dicamba went into effect, but not without some confusion and drama.  Two judges in Phillips and Mississippi counties filed temporary restraining orders of the […]

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 […]

Texas Cotton: New Technologies Offer Opportunities, but Require Management

🕔Sep 4, 2017Two new cotton technologies are exciting for producers, but come with warnings, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Emi Kimura, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Vernon, discussed […]

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. […]

Texas Cotton: Best Management Practices for Auxin-Tolerant Crop Tech

🕔Jan 27, 2017In recent news, new auxin herbicides have received Section 3 approval for use in XtendFlex (dicamba-tolerant) and Enlist (2,4-D tolerant) cotton. Currently, two dicamba herbicides (XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology and […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Dicamba Drift and Potential Effects on Yields

🕔Jul 7, 2016Driving around the Midsouth, especially in the Missouri Bootheel, West Tennessee and some areas of Northeast Arkansas it is not hard to find soybean fields that look similar to the […]

Xtend Technology – EPA Opens Comment Period On Dicamba Use

🕔Apr 1, 2016The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a 30-day public comment period regarding the in-crop use of dicamba herbicide with Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans. […]

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