Dicamba and 2,4-D Fact Sheet Series

Written for specialty crop growers, this fact sheet series provides detailed information on steps a grower can take to prevent and prepare for drift damage, as well as tips on documenting and reacting to damage. 

Increased use of dicamba and 2,4-D throughout the growing season creates risk for nearby specialty crop growers.

Overview of Dicamba and 2,4-D Drift Issues
We explore how dicamba and 2,4-D drift has become a threat to specialty crop producers. 

No, greenhouse plants like this tomato are not always safe from drift.

Frequently Asked Questions 
A list of quick Questions and Answers specific to specialty crop growers.

Consider adding a weather station to track wind speeds more easily.

Preparing for Drift Damage
Specific ways you can avoid, prevent, and prepare for drift damage.

Drift injury can be devastatingly costly in vineyards and other specialty crop farms.

Responding to Drift Damage
Recommended actions for documenting damage, along with tips for seeking reparation or behavior change.

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More Resources

In creating this series, we found many excellent resources already available. Here are some of our favorites.

This fact sheet series was supported by the North Central Integrated Pest Managemet Center, which receives funding from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture through agreement 2018-70006-28884.