Tag Archives: dicamba

Question of the Week: Auxin Herbicide

Last week the question was:  What happened to these soybeans? These soybeans are showing damage symptoms from an auxin herbicide, dicamba to be more specific.  We’re seeing these symptoms show up in a number of fields right now.  Some volatilization … Continue reading

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Good Spray Day or Bad Spray Day: Part 2

Thursday afternoon was pretty breezy, so I pulled out the wind meter to get an idea for exactly what the wind speed was.  The average as shown below was about 9.4 mph. At times the wind was gusting up to … Continue reading

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Good Spray Day or Bad Spray Day?

With some of the new herbicide technology labeled for use this year, growers need to be paying more attention than ever to the wind in order to reduce drift.  I would urge everyone that plans to apply auxin herbicides to invest … Continue reading

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Dicamba/2,4-D Herbicide Symposium 3/7/17

Anyone planning to use the new dicamba or 2,4-D products this year should consider attending this meeting.  Representatives from the manufacturers will be sharing valuable guidelines and precautions that applicators should be aware of before using.

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2,4-D and Dicamba Precautions and Guidelines

2,4-D (Enlist Duo) and dicamba (Xtendimax and Engenia) will be labeled for use this year in certain varieties of soybeans and cotton.  Anyone planning to use these products needs to carefully read the labels and be prepared to follow them … Continue reading

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Dicamba/2,4-D Herbicide Symposium

Anyone planning to apply dicamba or 2,4-D herbicides this coming growing season should plan to attend this meeting and learn about the restrictions and requirements for their use.  Though these will be very useful tools, both of these chemicals present … Continue reading

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EPA Approves Xtend Herbicide

The EPA has approved Monsanto’s dicamba product, XtendiMax, for use in soybeans and cotton.  This has been several years in the making.  According to the EPA press release, “This registration is for a formulation of dicamba that contains an additive … Continue reading

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Precautions on Planting RR 2 Xtend Soybeans in 2016

Prepared by Mike Marshall, Extension Weed Specialist, Clemson University Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean varieties are now commercially available for planting in 2016.  These soybeans offer over-the-top tolerance to both dicamba and glyphosate herbicides.  However, as of the writing of … Continue reading

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Dicamba Update – March 2016

The following statement has been prepared and released by Monsanto’s stewardship department. At this time, no dicamba formulation is registered for in-crop use in Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton or Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans. Monsanto has incorporated the following dicamba … Continue reading

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