2018 Dicamba Label Changes
Due to the recent concerns about off-target movement of dicamba, the EPA has mandated significant label changes for Engenia®, Fexapan™, and Xtendimax® for 2018. Some of these important label changes are as follows:
1) Engenia®, Fexapan™, and Xtendimax® will now be considered Restricted Use Pesticides.
2) Growers who use Engenia®, Fexapan™, and Xtendimax® will be required to keep the following records for a period of 2 years, records must be generated within 14 days of application, and a record must be kept for every application:
- Certified Applicator Name
- Applicator Certification Number
- Product Name
- EPA registration Number
- Total Amount Applied
- Application Date
- Crop or site of application
- Location of application
- Size of area treated
- Training Requirement: Proof of auxin training
- Application timing: PRE or number of days after planting
- Receipts of Product Purchase
- Products Labels
- Buffer Requirement: record buffer distance calculation
- Sensitive Crop Awareness: Applicator must survey and document neighboring fields for sensitive areas or crops
- Spray Systems Cleanout: Must be documented that applicator complied with label.
- Tank-Mix-Products: complete list of all approvedproducts that were tank-mixed
- Application Start and Finish Times
- Nozzle Selection
- Air Temperature: At boom height for start and finish
- Wind Speed/Direction: At boom height for start and finish
*Fexapan™ and Xtendimax® minimum GPA changed to 15 gallons.
*Can only be applied when wind is between 3 MPH and 10 MPH.
*Can only be applied from sunrise until sunset.