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EPA extends dicamba registration for two years

Declaring that dicamba "is a valuable pest control tool for America’s farmers,” EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday, Oct. 31 the agency was extending by two years the conditional registration for the herbicide to be used "over the top" to control weeds in dicamba-resistant soybeans and cotton.
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As dicamba decision looms, judges hear from EPA, enviros

The Environmental Protection Agency failed to take into account the risks associated with dicamba before allowing Monsanto's Xtendimax formulation of the herbicide to be used for the 2017 growing season, lawyers for environmental groups and small family farms told a federal appeals court Wednesday.
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All eyes on dicamba as growing season advances

EPA must decide on herbicide's future this year
Growers, weed scientists and manufacturers are keeping a close eye on early reports of off-target movement of dicamba, as spraying of the herbicide kicks into full gear throughout soybean- and cotton-growing states.
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Arkansas approves seasonal ban on dicamba use

A group of Arkansas state legislators has approved a ban on dicamba use between April 16 and Oct. 31 of this year, meaning that soybean and cotton growers will not be able to use Monsanto's Xtendimax or BASF's Engenia for over-the-top applications.
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New dicamba restrictions for next year

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2017 – EPA has added new conditions for dicamba use in the 2018 growing season in response to widespread damage to soybeans attributed to the herbicide this year. The changes, which were proposed by manufacturers, will allow continued “over the top” use of the herbicide on cotton and soybeans in 34 states.
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Arkansas plant board recommends April 15 cutoff for dicamba use

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2017 - The Arkansas State Plant Board has recommended that growers not be allowed to apply dicamba products from April 16 through Oct. 31 next year, effectively ruling out in-crop use of the herbicide. (Photo of plant board meeting courtesy of University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture)


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