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An Amazing 24% of No-Tillers Seeding Dicamba-Tolerant Beans to Combat Drift Fears from Neighbor’s Fields, Rather Than for Better Weed Control or Boosting Yields

While seed companies would lead you to believe growers will be planting dicamba-tolerant soybeans this spring to improve yields or do a better job of controlling weeds, results from a No-Till Farmer survey indicate many will only be doing so to protect their bean crop against potential herbicide drift concerns from neighboring soybean fields.
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24% of No-Tillers Seeding Dicamba-Tolerant Beans to Combat Drift Fears from Neighbor’s Fields, Rather Than for Better Weed Control or Boosting Yields

While seed companies would lead you to believe growers will be planting dicamba-tolerant soybeans this spring to improve yields or do a better job of controlling weeds, results from a No-Till Farmer survey indicate many will only be doing so to protect their bean crop against potential herbicide drift concerns from neighboring soybean fields.
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EPA Focus on Drift Reduction Shifts to New Rules on Labels

With herbicide-tolerant cropping systems using 2,4-D and dicamba coming to the market, the EPA is taking great lengths to ensure growers and pesticide applicators do everything possible to reduce spray drift.
No-tillers interested in using Dow AgroSciences’ new 2,4-D, glyphosate herbicide, Enlist Duo, may have noticed something new on the label — very specific instructions on how to apply the product, along with a list of nozzles and their respective maximum operating pressures.
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