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Herbicides

Another U.S. State Announces Restrictions on Using Herbicide Dicamba

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota announced restrictions Tuesday on how farmers can use the herbicide dicamba in 2018, responding to complaints

Herbicides

Dicamba: Monsanto Moves to Stop Arkansas Ban

Little Rock, AR (AP) — Monsanto asked a judge Tuesday to prevent Arkansas from enforcing a proposal going before lawmakers

Agrichemicals

BASF’s Asmus: Volatility ‘Not a Driving Factor’ Behind Dicamba Drift

BASF field reps investigated 787 soybean symptomology claims during the 2017 season.

Agrichemicals

Herbicide Debates Move Into the Courtroom

Over the past month, two herbicides, glyphosate and dicamba, have ended up with lawsuits filed in a pair of states.

Agrichemicals

Missouri Latest U.S. State to Set Dicamba Cut-off Date for 2018

Missouri Department of Agriculture 'takes proactive measures to reduce off-target crop injury during the 2018 growing season.'

Agrichemicals

The Dicamba Factor to Weigh Heavily in 2018 Decisions

Other newer herbicides, too, are poised to expand growers’ options as weed resistance struggles show no signs of abating.

Agrichemicals

Arkansas Plant Board Votes to Adopt Dicamba Cut-Off Date

Changes will prohibit dicamba use in Arkansas between April 16 and Oct. 31.

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.

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Biostimulants

Sigma Agriscience Acquires Agricultural Solutions Company AM-AG

Sigma Agriscience, a manufacturer of granular biofertilizers and biostimulants, has acquired a controlling interest in AM-AG, an international marketer and

Africa/Middle East

Kenya Dairy Industry Sheds Light on Market Challenges, Opportunities

In December, I had the privilege to serve as a volunteer consultant with the USAID Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) program in Kenya.

Agrichemicals

Opinion: Why the Crop Protection Industry Needs Strategic Vision

The crop protection industry faces a dilemma. In the uncertain and globally competitive world of crop protection, focus has primarily

NPK

Sustainability at The Mosaic Company: Former CEO Shares Insight into How They Did It

Leading an organization today requires navigating the pushes and pulls of multiple stakeholders: generating shareholder returns, delivering value to customers,

Africa/Middle East

Eastern African Nations Move to Harmonize Fertilizer Regulations

Eastern Africa countries are working to harmonize the region’s fertilizer market, a move that could improve not only demand for