Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association
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Decision Time for Dicamba

There is no easy button for dicamba applications.
Not only was training made mandatory for use of new dicamba formulations in 2018, but the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) also severely tightened spray requirements in an attempt to avoid the off-target movement experienced last spray season.
While controversy has swirled around whether these label requirements are adequate, or even logistically possible, some fundamental facts exist:
Farmers will have access to in-season use of dicamba in soybeans and cotton. Some states have set specific calendar and/or temperature cutoffs.
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