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Agrichemicals

Monsanto Sues Arkansas Regulator Over Dicamba Ban

Monsanto is challenging the restrictions as Arkansas edges closer to adopting a temporary ban on dicamba herbicides for next year.

Agrichemicals

Monsanto Announces Enhanced Label for XtendiMax

Updates include mandatory training, new record keeping requirements, and a Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) designation.

Agrichemicals

EPA Sets Regulatory Actions on Dicamba for 2018

Manufacturers have voluntarily agreed to label changes that impose additional requirements for over-the-top use of these products next year.

Agrichemicals

Arkansas Plant Board Backs 2018 Regulatory Changes for Dicamba

The Board’s regulatory changes concerning the use of dicamba will now be subject to a 30-day public comment period which will be followed by a public hearing that will be held on Nov. 8.

Herbicides

Iowa Farmers Make Record Number of Pesticide Misuse Claims

About three-fourths of Shane Susie’s 80-acre soybean field was damaged after getting hit with dicamba that drifted over his crops

Agrichemicals

Monsanto Petitions Arkansas State Plant Board on Dicamba

Monsanto on Thursday filed a petition with the Arkansas State Plant Board to halt what it called an "unwarranted and misinformed ban on dicamba," in a move to ensure that growers in Arkansas have access to the weed-control tool next year.

Herbicides

Reuters: EPA Considering Limits for Dicamba

The U.S. EPA is considering banning sprayings of the agricultural herbicide dicamba after a set deadline next year, according to

Herbicides

As Dicamba Dust Settles, Scientists and Industry Spar

Arkansan soybean farmers are wrapping up a summer of harvesting bumper crops alongside the crippling devastation of their neighbors’ fields,

Agrichemicals

Arkansas Considers Cutoff Date for Dicamba Application

The task force recommended an April 15 cutoff date for the spraying of dicamba in-crop, which is after the plants emerge from the soil.

Herbicides

U.S. Ag Secretary Perdue Comments on Dicamba Issue

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue indicated to reporters this week that he would like to see the industry work out

Herbicides

Monsanto’s Fraley Addresses Dicamba Situation in Open Letter to Farmers

Monsanto Chief Technology Officer Robb Fraley — a man who has seemingly been at the center of Monsanto’s PR campaign

Agrichemicals

As Drift Complaints Snowball, Tennessee Sets New Dicamba Rules

While stopping short of a ban, Tennessee sets stricter application parameters for the herbicide.

Agrichemicals

BASF Responds to Dicamba Restrictions in Arkansas, Missouri

"Recent actions taken in Arkansas and Missouri to ban or restrict the use of dicamba herbicides, including BASF’s Engenia, deprive farmers of the one option that has proven effective in controlling this worrisome, yield-robbing issue."

Agrichemicals

CropLife America: States’ Decisions on Dicamba Premature

CropLife America issued the following statement on July 10: Over the last couple weeks, both Missouri and Arkansas state governments

Agrichemicals

Monsanto Responds to Arkansas, Missouri Dicamba Bans

"We sympathize with any farmers experiencing crop injury, but the decision to ban dicamba in Arkansas was premature since the causes of any crop injury have not been fully investigated."

Agrichemicals

Missouri Becomes Second U.S. State to Ban Dicamba

Missouri, Arkansas take action to stop sale and use of dicamba following hundreds of drift complaints.

Agrichemicals

Arkansas Governor Moves to Ban Dicamba

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson on Friday said he has decided to back the Arkansas State Plant Board’s proposal to ban dicamba in the state, as the “volume of complaints justify emergency action.”

Agrichemicals

Dicamba Technology Here to Stay, Says Monsanto Crop Protection Lead

When new technologies hit the market, there will always be a learning curve. The flood of drift complaints in Arkansas

Agrichemicals

Monsanto Speaks on Dicamba Issues in Arkansas

Monsanto’s Chief Technology Officer, Robb Fraley, issued a statement following the Arkansas State Plant Board’s proposal to ban dicamba, triggered by more than 200 drift complaints that had been made to the board.

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Agrichemicals

Monsanto Sues Arkansas Regulator Over Dicamba Ban

Monsanto is challenging the restrictions as Arkansas edges closer to adopting a temporary ban on dicamba herbicides for next year.

Agrichemicals

Summit Agro USA Launches New Corn Herbicide

SHIELDEX 400SC controls a wide range of broadleaf and grass weeds, including troublesome weeds such as tall waterhemp, Palmer amaranth, giant ragweed and giant foxtail.

Americas

Precision Agriculture to Improve Nutrient Use Efficiency in Brazil

The IPNI Brazil Symposium on Precision Agriculture was held in early October in Goiânia, Goiás, in central western Brazil.

Africa/Middle East

Syngenta, USAID Renew Global Collaboration to Improve Food Security

Renewed MOU to develop agriculture in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Agrichemicals

U.S. Remains the Leading Crop Protection Market — For Now

Exclusive article by Dr. Bob Fairclough of Kleffmann Group.