On Wednesday, June 10, the Kansas Department of Agriculture provided clarification of the impact of the EPA cancellation order for Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax product labels.
The article has been updated slightly from the original version published on October 30. Stay up -to-date on the recent EPA ruling concerning certain over-the-top dicamba products.
Chlorpyrifos, known to many as Lorsban, is a broad-spectrum insecticide. A final ruling made by the EPA in August will remove chlorpyrifos as an option for agricultural pest control nationwide. Learn more about the best alternative insecticides available for use in Kansas.
On January 11, the EPA renewed labels for Enlist One and Enlist Duo for seven years. These are the only 2,4-D formulations approved for over-the-top herbicide application to Enlist E3 soybean and Enlist cotton. The labels come with some additional restrictions compared to the previous labels.
The Environmental Protection Agency has requested public comment on the proposed additional mitigations to reduce potential exposure and risk to aquatic communities from atrazine via runoff from agricultural uses in field corn, sweet corn, sorghum, and sugarcane. Details on how to submit comments are outlined in this article.
Farmers planning to apply XtendiMax, Engenia, or Tavium to their dicamba-resistant soybeans have about two weeks remaining to make those herbicide applications. These are the only dicamba-containing products labeled for over-the-top use in dicamba-resistant soybean and cotton.