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Weed Control Strategies - 5
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Tue Mar 19, 2013 03:57 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Dicamba-tolerant corn and soybeans stacked with the Roundup Ready trait are getting closer to market. However, growers need to realize the new trait technology will require closer attention to detail than glyphosate-only programs.

One example is the use of additives. Growers are accustomed to loading up spray volume with ammonium sulfate (AMS) to enhance glyphosate activity. DTN has discovered that the same AMS addition could possibly increase dicamba volatility in both the older and newer formulations. Granted, companies are still working out the bugs in the system and these new dicamba products haven't come to market yet. ...

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