EPA Announces New Dicamba Restrictions

Jill Calabro, Ph.D. November 13 2018

As expected, the EPA has announced new changes to three dicamba formulations, including DuPont’s FeXapan®, BASF’s Engenia®, and Monsanto’s XtendiMax®. The registrations were extended two additional years with amendments to mitigate off-site damage following the second summer in a row that saw hundreds to thousands of reports of non-target crop damage due to offsite dicamba movement.

The changes limit the number of total over-the-top applications to cotton and soybeans, the time of day applications are allowed, and specify buffer sizes. Specifics in...

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