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Dicamba

ASA seeks answers on herbicide damage

The issues surrounding dicamba-related damage to crops are serious ones, and as the representative organization for the nation’s soybean farmers, ASA (American Soybean Association) is invested in bringing all parties together to find answers and solutions.

August 19, 2017 8:00 am(0)

Troubling comments about dicamba

Soybean injury from dicamba has occurred each year in Illinois since the product was first commercialized. However, the response of some individuals from companies who market formulations approved for use in dicamba-resistant varieties has been unlike anything I’ve experienced during my 24-y…

July 29, 2017 8:00 am(0)
BASF discusses dicamba situation

BASF discusses dicamba situation

BASF held a conference call July 19 to discuss the ongoing dicamba herbicide situation. Amid numerous complaints of dicamba damage to soybeans, the Missouri Department of Agriculture briefly suspended use of dicamba before allowing it for three dicamba products, including BASF’s Engenia herbicide.

July 27, 2017 7:00 am(0)

Missouri allows dicamba use to resume, with conditions

The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced July 13 it was ending the temporary ban on the sale and use of dicamba products, with certain conditions.

July 14, 2017 8:17 am(0)
Missouri halts sale and use of dicamba

Missouri halts sale and use of dicamba

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced July 7 it is banning the sale and use of dicamba products in Missouri effective immediately, after a second summer with numerous complaints of dicamba herbicides drifting and causing damage.

July 10, 2017 8:43 am(0)
Wet, cool weather complicates herbicide plans

Wet, cool weather complicates herbicide plans

With wet and cold weather creating planting headaches this spring, some farmers are modifying weed control programs to adapt to changing conditions.

June 09, 2017 1:00 pm(0)

Monsanto promotes new weed-resistance tool, requirements

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With the launch of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans finally here, the company hopes farmers will be able to take a bite out of weed resistance.

March 09, 2017 5:40 am(0)

Missouri takes steps to prevent misuse of herbicide

Crop damage from the last growing season is done, but Missouri and Arkansas lawmakers are taking steps that aim to prevent future devastation from dicamba, the herbicide widely blamed for a rash of illegal spraying that sowed financial pain and discord in farming communities across the region.

February 04, 2017 11:00 am(0)
New dicamba herbicides require care

New dicamba herbicides require care

Dicamba tolerance is finally here, as Monsanto’s Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans will enter fields this spring. But with this powerful new herbicide system comes a push for additional training and careful application.

January 26, 2017 5:20 am Related (0)

Companies emphasize training with new dicamba launch

A push for training and stewardship is accompanying the launch of dicamba-tolerant soybeans and approved new dicamba formulations.

January 25, 2017 2:15 pm
EPA approval adds tool for weed fight

EPA approval adds tool for weed fight

ALBERT LEA, Minn. — The EPA approval in early November of XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology, a low-volatility dicamba herbicide, for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans and Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton will allow farmers to use dicamba in the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System in 2017.

December 03, 2016 6:00 pm Photos

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EPA approves dicamba with limitations

Editor’s note: The following was written by Aaron Hager, University of Illinois associate professor of crop sciences, for the Extension Pest Management Bulletin Nov. 15.

November 26, 2016 8:40 am(0)
Farmer plays part in strict roll-out of new weed fighter

Farmer plays part in strict roll-out of new weed fighter

HUDSON, Iowa — Alan Karkosh, who farms south of Hudson, is one of just 33 farmers in five states participating in Monsanto Ground Breakers Field Trials.

September 01, 2016 5:15 am Photos

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Dicamba drift causes issues

Dicamba drift causes issues

Across the fertile fields of Southeast Missouri, soybeans showed the damage of drifting dicamba herbicide, leaves curling up and cupping.

August 11, 2016 5:20 am(0)
Some GMO trait launches face regulatory delays

Some GMO trait launches face regulatory delays

Soybean growers looking to try out new weapons in their fight against weeds will have to wait a while longer.

July 21, 2016 5:15 am(0)

Dicamba-tolerant products expand

Farmers will be planting two long-awaited herbicide-tolerant traits in 2016, with some restrictions.

March 11, 2016 9:49 am(0)
Seed industry expects approvals -- with a back-up plan

Seed industry expects approvals -- with a back-up plan

Farmers and the seed industry are waiting on approvals to plant the latest herbicide-tolerant soybean traits for the 2016 growing season.

September 04, 2015 10:38 am(0)