Illinois

IL-Specific Requirements

Use of Pesticides containing Dicamba on Soybeans

Check with your state pesticide regulatory agency for additional training and application requirements imposed by your state

In addition to the requirements of the federally-approved labels, all use on soybeans of pesticides containing dicamba shall comply with the following requirements:

  • Application on soybeans of a pesticide containing dicamba shall not be made if the wind is blowing toward:
  1. Any Illinois Nature Preserves Commission site that is adjacent to the field of application; or
  1. An adjacent residential area
  • Before applying a pesticide containing dicamba on soybeans, the applicator shall consult the FieldWatch sensitive crop registry: https://fieldwatch.com and comply with all associated record keeping and label requirements.

In addition to the requirements of the federally-approved labels, all use on soybeans of pesticides containing dicamba shall comply with the following requirements:

Check with your state pesticide regulatory agency for additional training and application requirements imposed by your state

  • Temperature Restriction: A pesticide containing dicamba shall not be applied on soybeans if the air temperature at the field at the time of application is over 85 degrees Fahrenheit or if the National Weather Services forecasted high temperature for the nearest available location for the day of application exceeds 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Local National Weather Service forecasts are available at https://www.weather.gov
  • Cut-off Date Restrictions: Application on soybeans of a pesticide containing dicamba shall not be made after June 20 of each year.