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Dicamba Delays
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Wed Jul 9, 2014 02:51 PM CDT

MASON CITY, Ill. (DTN) -- Kirk Martin needs additional herbicide tools to combat tough-to-control weeds, but the Mason City, Ill., grower will have to wait to use the new dicamba-based trait technology from Monsanto. The company has decided to delay introduction of the technology for use in soybeans until 2016.

Dicamba-tolerant cotton remains on track for introduction in 2015. Southern growers will get the first official look at the so-called Xtend technology in Bollgard II XtendFlex, Monsanto spokesman John Combest told DTN. The company expects the new herbicide-tolerant cotton product to fully meet regulatory requirements for commercialization in time for ...

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