LATEST NEWS FROM Dicamba

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13:51PM Feb 17, 2020

Dicamba Damaged Peach Grower Awarded $265 Mil, Bayer/BASF will Appeal

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

In the first case involving dicamba, a jury sided with the plaintiff and found Bayer and BASF responsible for $15 million in actual damages and $250 million in punitive damages.

16:28PM Feb 14, 2020

BASF, Bayer Found Liable for $15 Million in Dicamba Peach Damage Trial

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

The jury awarded Bader Farms $15 million in actual damages and tomorrow will decide an amount of punitive damages, too.

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13:52PM Feb 14, 2020

$20 Million+ Dicamba Lawsuit Goes to Jury

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

After three weeks of argument, a seven person jury in Cape Girardeau, Mo., is deliberating whether Monsanto and BASF are responsible for damages on a peach orchard in southeast Missouri.

10:21AM Feb 07, 2020

IFCA Gives Update On Dicamba Penalties

Industry Press Release
AgWeb Contributor

In 2018 IDA issued 233 warning letters and 14 notices of fines. In 2019, there have been 62 warning letters and 98 notices of fines. Fines are pretty evenly split

10:15AM Jan 30, 2020

Peach Grower Trial on Dicamba Underway

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

The trial is at the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri Southeastern Division and centers on whether damage to a peach farm is from dicamba drift or natural causes

08:43AM Dec 13, 2019

Indiana Restricts Dicamba Further

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

The major dicamba products labeled for over-the-top use in soybeans and cotton will be restricted to an earlier cutoff date of June 20, 2020, in Indiana.

12:44PM Sep 09, 2019

IFCA Gives Dicamba Update

Guest Commentary
AgWeb Contributor

IFCA is hopeful they can effectively find ways to bring down the number of complaints to enable use of this herbicide technology in the future.