Dicamba volatility still a concern for Illinois weed scientist


Dicamba volatility still a concern for Illinois weed scientist

University of Illinois weed scientist Dr. Aaron Hager says dicamba volatility remains a big concern.

Hager has been outspoken about the volatility of the new dicamba products, which he says is injuring non-dicamba tolerant soybeans and other plants.  He says the problem is just as serious this year as it was last year in Illinois.

“When we see symptoms of soybean fields that are a hundred acres in size—120 acres in size—and you see the symptomology of dicamba exposure that is so uniform across the entire field, from side-to-side and headland-to-headland, you don’t get that through physical drift—and you do not get that through contaminated equipment,” Hager says.

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