BASF and Corteva Agriscience filed motions to intervene in the June 3 Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ dicamba decision. In a statement, Corteva Agriscience said they stand behind their XtendiMax dicamba herbicide. A BASF press release said EPA’s approval process for crop protection products is science-based and data-driven. BASF will continue to work on new dicamba based innovations and pursue EPA registrations for coming seasons. Currently, farmers and commercial applicators may continue to use existing stocks of XtendiMax, FeXapan and Engenia herbicides that were in their possession as of June 3. Farmers must use the products by July 31.
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