Southern Crop

Southern Crop

Pesticide Applicators Report Drift Issues with Dicamba

When dicamba drifts, it can damage traditional soybeans significantly, with the effects ranging from stunted growth to killing the crops. This year, Illinois had at least 600,000 acres damaged, according to expert estimates. The damage can cost farmers tens of thousands of dollars and is not covered by crop insurance.

 

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