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VIDEO: Spray tank cleaning after using dicamba

Jeanette Gaultier with Manitoba Agriculture offers tips on to help prevent dicamba damage in non-Xtend soybeans

With the use of dicamba herbicide in the new Xtend soybean system, a quick rinse of your sprayer tank won’t be enough to rid it of potentially harmful residues to other crops. Jeanette Gaultier, weed specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, spoke with Allan Dawson at the recent Crop Diagnostic School about the importance of a thorough cleaning of your spray tank after using dicamba and what to look for if you suspect herbicide damage in non-Xtend soybeans.

Video editing by Greg Berg.

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Allan Dawson is a reporter with the Manitoba Co-operator based near Miami, Man. Covering agriculture since 1980, Dawson has spent most of his career with the Co-operator except for several years with Farmers’ Independent Weekly and before that a Morden-Winkler area radio station.

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