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Be proactive to prevent dicamba drift issues

Grapes, snap beans, tomatoes and watermelons are among some of the most sensitive crops to dicamba, warns University of Illinois Commercial Agriculture Educator Elizabeth Wahle.
But so are peppers, cantaloupes, cucumbers, peaches, apples, squash, broccoli, cut flowers, cabbage, kale, pecans and turnips.
In short, all specialty crops are susceptible to dicamba and other pesticide drift, Wahle recently explained to a group of apple and peach growers in Calhoun County, one of Illinois’ biggest fruit tree districts
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