Tennessee: Pigweed Escapes in Xtend Crops Continue to Mount

🕔Aug 22, 2019It has become very apparent that the Palmer amaranth control in Xtend cotton and soybeans has not been nearly as good as in previous years.

Tennessee: Xtend Weed Management in 2019 – We Have a Problem

🕔Jul 31, 2019A year ago this month I posted a blog that was titled “Dicamba in Tennessee: Year 3”. At that time the Tennessee Department of Agriculture had fielded 45 official dicamba […]

Tennessee: Junglerice Control – How Effective Is Mixing Dicamba with Glyphosate, Clethodim?

🕔Jul 24, 2019The call of the spring and now well into the summer is on failed attempts to control junglerice and goosegrass in Xtend crops. The most recent rash of calls have […]

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 […]

Soggy Harvest Delays – Some Farmers Seed Shopping for 2019 – DTN

🕔Oct 9, 2018Even as wet weather stalls the 2018 corn and soybean harvest in parts of the Midwest, many farmers have their eyes on 2019 seed selection.   “It does seem early to […]

Dicamba and 2,4-D Injuries Higher in Non-Soybean Crops and Plants – DTN

🕔Jun 21, 2018As herbicide injury reports mount in the Midwest and South, state regulators and EPA are watching the situation closely.   Dicamba is facing the most alleged injury reports so far, and […]

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 […]

Minnesota: Xtend Soybeans – No Change in Dicamba Cutoff Date

🕔Jun 12, 2018On June 8, 2018 the Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture released a letter to stakeholders indicating that the MDA will be keeping the 24(c) restrictions for XtendiMax, Engenia and FeXapan in […]

Minnesota: Soybeans and Dicamba – Gearing Up for 2018

🕔May 3, 2018I think Larry Steckel, Weed Scientist with the University of Tennessee put it best when he remarked, “I think everyone can now safely stop comparing the Xtend technology to anything […]

Dicamba: Weed Scientists – Stick With Labeled Products – DTN

🕔May 1, 2018Dicamba is a tattletale. And the 2017 season taught us just how readily common mistakes can show up as crop injury.   While much of the dicamba drift may have been […]

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