Farmers now have until July 10 to apply dicamba in North Dakota. A combination of heavy rain, a lack of suitable days for spraying and delayed soybean growth impacted the decision. Only those certified can apply FeXapan, XtendiMax and Engenia herbicides over the top, with application allowed one hour after sunrise to two hours before sunset. Again, farmers have until July 10 or R1 stage, whichever comes first, to apply dicamba in North Dakota.
With the spraying season underway, the North Dakota Department of Agriculture is reminding farmers and applicators of the Special Local Needs label for use of dicamba. Only those certified can apply FeXapan, XtendiMax and Engenia herbicides over the top, with application allowed one hour after sunrise to two hours before sunset. The label allows for spraying in North Dakota up to June 30 or R1 stage, whichever comes first.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is maintaining the June 20 state-specific deadline for dicamba application. The late planting date has caused concern for farmers who want to use dicamba, but Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen says a delayed application can result in poor weed control and other risks.
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