As the meeting season begins to slow down and the busy spring season gears up, I hope you’ve learned a few things that will impact your operation in a positive way. If you are a row-crop producer, I’m sure you have been informed about the do’s and don’ts with new herbicide technology—specifically, dicamba—that may be coming to your field or a neighboring farm.
When the subject has come up at meetings over the past six months, i’ve often heard someone say, “We’ve been through this before, and we did just fine.” I hope that that’s the case this time as well. however, compared to glyphosate, it takes such a small amount of off-target dicamba to cause visible damage to crops. only milliliters of dicamba in a 1,000-gallon tank can cause problems.
With everything going on in the industry today related to this new technology, I want to share MFA’s policy about dicamba:
What does that mean? MFA will . . ."' Read more at MFA's magazine Today's Farmer.: http://todaysfarmermagazine.com/mag/crops/1274-new-crop-technologies-trigger-new-policies
–by Dr. Jason Wierich, MFA Director of Agronomy.
ALSO, Listen to Dr. Weirich speak to a farmer group in Southern Mo: https://soundcloud.com/mfa-incorporated/weirich-dicamba-springfield
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