The Missouri Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced it will extend the dicamba cut-off date for applications of FeXapan, XtendiMax, and Engenia in southeastern Missouri counties, due to the cold, wet spring that has delayed plantings.
The cut-off date for Dunklin, Pemiscot, New Madrid, Stoddard, Scott, Mississippi, Butler, Ripley, Bollinger and Cape Girardeau has been extended to June 10, 2018. The original cut-off date was set for June 1, 2018.
In response to the action, a Monsanto spokesman commented, “While we feel growers should have access to the low volatility products all season, we commend the MDA’s action to ensure farmers have at least some opportunity to utilize these tools, especially given the late spring.”
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