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What You Should Know About Newly Approved Dicamba Formulations

The label to spray dicamba on Xtend soybean and cotton has arrived. Specifically, the dicamba products that will be labeled are XtendiMax from Monsanto and Engenia (label expected in the future) from BASF.

I have made no bones about the need for new tools to help manage Palmer amaranth. Clearly we have seen that dicamba used in a system can be an effective Palmer amaranth tool.

However, as we all too clearly saw this summer, dicamba is a complex herbicide. It can readily move great distances and injure crops and vegetation if sprayed like a normal herbicide. There are two big reasons dicamba can be so much more impactful to off-target vegetation.

Read more of the farmpress article here.