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IDOA Updates "Frequently Ask Questions" for Dicamba Use in Soybean for 2021

The Illinois Department of Agriculture issued a "Frequently Asked Questions" document today explaining the details on the use of Xtendimax, Engenia and Tavium for the upcoming 2021 season.  Click here to view IDOA FAQ on Dicamba. 
In addition to the requirements of the federally approved labels, all use of pesticides containing dicamba on soybeans in Illinois must comply with the following requirements:
  • A pesticide containing dicamba shall not be applied on soybeans if the air temperature at the field at the time of application is over 85 degrees Fahrenheit or if the National Weather Service's forecasted high temperature for the nearest available location for the day of application exceeds 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Local National Weather Service forecasts are available at
  • Application on soybeans of a pesticide containing dicamba shall not be made after June 20 of each year.
  • Before applying a pesticide containing dicamba on soybeans, the applicator shall consult the FieldWatch sensitive crop registry ( and comply with all associated recordkeeping and label requirements.
  • Application on soybeans of a pesticide containing dicamba shall not be made if the wind is blowing toward, any Illinois Nature Preserves Commission site that is adjacent to the field of application; or an adjacent residential area.
Good recordkeeping on dicamba application is going to be more important than ever this year!  Click here to download record-keeping form for all three dicamba products.  Good records are critical to avoid penalties in misuse investigations. 
If you need to find labels, trainings or other resouces on dicamba, please visit IFCA Dicamba page at:
Please contact KJ Johnson at (217) 369-1669 or with any questions.