NEWS
Dicamba Delays
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Wed Jul 9, 2014 02:18 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 ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
Related News Stories
Crop Tech Corner
USDA's Role in Biotech Labels
New Weed-Control Traits Planted
Sorghum's GMO Question
New Rootworm Trait Advances
Under the Agridome
Crop Tech Corner
USDA Develops GMO-Free Label
Food Industry Seeks GMO Label Law Block
Production Blog