With the deadline for dicamba application over, it will take a few weeks to determine the effectiveness of the new technology. As of July 2, South Dakota has 11 reported drift complaints, Minnesota has five complaints and North Dakota has four complaints. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says success in the state means fewer complaints than last year, but he doesn’t get specific on those numbers. “I think a whole lot of it came down to an opportunity for applicators and producers to actually get educated go through the training and apply the product as the label stated. In the past, the label was quite confusing. There’s a lot more clarity to this label.”
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