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Reminder of Omnidirectional In-Field Buffers

Aaron Hager
July 2, 2019
Recommended citation format: Hager, A. "Reminder of Omnidirectional In-Field Buffers." Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 2, 2019. Permalink

As a reminder, dicamba-resistant soybean fields that exist in counties that might harbor endangered terrestrial dicot plant species and that will be treated with dicamba must have an in-field, 57-foot omnidirectional buffer. The new 57-foot buffer will occur on three sides of the field and be in addition to the required 110-foot downwind buffer.  Non-sensitive areas, as defined in the renewed labels, can be included in the omnidirectional buffer calculation.  This new buffer requirement includes fields in at least 27 Illinois counties (Figure 1).

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