Important Information Regarding the Purchase of Products Containing Dicamba or 2,4D


Dicamba and 2,4-D herbicides can be used lawfully in a variety of applications, when the use is in accordance with the product label, and federal and state law. When applying products containing dicamba or 2,4-D, it is important that drift and volatilization of the herbicide is avoided to prevent possible impact to non-targeted crops. This includes following all legal requirements and engaging in all practices possible to avoid drift and volatilization.

Dicamba and 2,4-D are not approved for over the top application for certain crops, which may include those crops which are derived from genetically modified seed.

Any customer purchasing agricultural herbicides, pesticides or any other chemical from Central Valley Ag, including herbicides containing dicamba or 2,4-D are required to follow the product label. It is a violation of federal and state law to use, manage or apply these products in any way not listed on the product label.

Applicator training is required for dicamba Restricted Use Product (RUP) product labels of Engenia, XtendiMax and FeXapan. You can find a listing of in-person training by manufacturer/University of Nebraska (UNL), online training options provided by UNL, label information and record keeping requirements by visiting this website: http://www.nda.nebraska.gov/pesticide/dicamba.html

In Kansas, you can find more information and a list of training events by calling 785-564-6688 or by visiting this website: http://www.agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/pesticide-fertilizer/dicamba

In Iowa, information regarding this training, including dates and organizations managing the training can be found by visiting the Agribusiness Association of Iowa website: https://www.agribiz.org/dicamba-training/

South Dakota information on meetings, requirements, etc. can be found via the South Dakota Agri-Business Association website: http://www.sdaba.org/dicamba-training

If you should have any questions or concerns about the labels of any product or what products are approved for use in your area, please contact the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or your state’s regulatory authority (Department of Agriculture) before purchase and application. We thank you for your business and attention and care with this matter.

For Additional information: 

https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/can-we-manage-dicamba-applications-2018

https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/removing-dicamba-residues-your-sprayer-tricky-task

https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/potential-target-dicamba-movement-corn-applications