In addition to those listed in the federal label, the following restrictions apply for all labeled applications of approved dicamba formulations made in Illinois
Pursuant to Sections 6 and 8 of the Illinois Pesticide Act (415 ILCS 60) and Section 24(a) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (“FIFRA”), the following additional restrictions will be imposed with regard to applications of the registered products in the State of Illinois:
- Temperature Restriction: Application of a pesticide containing dicamba on soybeans must not be made if the air temperature at the field at the time of application is over 85 degrees Fahrenheit or if the National Weather Service’s forecasted high temperature for the nearest available location for the day of application exceeds 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Local National Weather Service forecast are available at https://www.weather.gov.
- Cut-off Date Restrictions: Application of a pesticide containing dicamba on soybeans must not be made after June 20 of each year.
- Consultation with FieldWatch: Before making an application of a pesticide containing dicamba on soybeans, the applicator must consult the FieldWatch sensitive crop registry (https://www.fieldwatch.com) and comply with all associated record keeping label requirements.
- Nature Preserves Commission Sites: Application of a pesticide containing dicamba on soybeans must not be made if the wind is blowing toward any Illinois Nature Preserves Commission site that is adjacent to the field of application.
- Adjacent Residential Areas: Application of a pesticide containing dicamba on soybeans must not be made when the wind is blowing toward an adjacent residential area.
2021 Season – These training materials are designed to satisfy federal training requirements. Please check with your state pesticide regulatory agency for additional training and application requirements imposed by your state. V1-11/20