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Know Where Not to Spray New Dicamba or 2,4-D Because Eyes Are Watching

Gears are in motion for Southeast cotton and soybean growers to legally apply auxin herbicides in-season to new seed traits tolerant to them. Each label comes with major restrictions, and every detail should be followed. But it really boils down to a simple philosophy: Know where NOT to spray them. People will be watching.

Auxin herbicides expected to be cleared at the federal and state level for legal in-season use in the 2017 cropping season on resistant seed are Monsanto’s Xtendimax with its new dicamba formulation, BASF’s new dicamba formulation sold as Engenia and Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Duo, which includes its new 2,4-D formulation.

Read more of the Farmpress news story here.