NEWS
Dicamba Shortage Ahead
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Mar 10, 2014 01:42 PM CDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (DTN) -- University of Tennessee weed scientist Larry Steckel is warning growers they may need to get creative with spring herbicide burndowns.

"You're going to have to mix and match a little more than before," Steckel told DTN. "Roundup and dicamba has been the standard for the last decade, and that's not going to be the case this year."

For the second year in a row, growers across the country are seeing shorter supplies of dicamba, a herbicide many rely on to knock down challenging winter annual weeds such as horseweed (marestail) before spring planting.

Steckel said the ...

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