Tag Archives: herbicide drift

Question of the Week: Glyphosate

Last week the question was:  What caused the yellowing on the leaf margins of this kale? The yellowing on the leaf margins is the result of glyphosate.  The grower was spraying the row middles and some of the spray got on … Continue reading

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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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Question of the Week: Glyphosate

Last week the question was:  What is happening to these tomato leaves? These leaves are turning yellow starting at the base of the petioles because they have been exposed to glyphosate.  Glyphosate is a great herbicide so long as it … 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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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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Question of the Week: Paraquat

Last week the question was:  What happened to this corn? The spots on this corn are from Gromoxone (paraquat) burn.  A field was burned down in preparation for planting cotton and the Gromoxone drifted across the road to this corn … Continue reading

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Rapeseed Harvest

Growers began harvesting rapeseed fields this past week and are currently resting the combines because of the rain.  Once the weather dries up, it probably won’t take them long to finish up.  Here is a field in Dillon County being … Continue reading

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