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Welcome to the home page for the North Central IPM Center’s Special Project Group on Herbicide-Drift Risk Management. The Regional IPM Centers are supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture through agreement 2018-70006-28884. Learn more about the North Central IPM Center at ncipmc.org.

News

  1. Growers can take our survey now through the end of March.

    Survey of Herbicide Drift Launches

    Feb 16, 2021

    A special project group of the North Central Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center wants to learn about your concerns and experiences with herbicide drift. The group is surveying growers of fruits, vegetables, and other specialty crops in the upper Midwest.

  2. Meeting notes

    Regional Group Plans Grower Survey and Research Group Focused on Herbicide Drift onto Specialty Crops

    Oct 19, 2020

    The October 2 online meeting of the Herbicide Drift Risk Management Special Project Group drew 33 attendees from 14 states. The meeting’s main purpose was to discuss a proposed survey of specialty crop growers that would examine the severity and frequency of drift damage across the region.

  3. New Fact Sheet Series for Specialty Crop Growers Focuses on Dicamba and 2,4-D Drift

    Jun 11, 2020

    A new fact sheet series is available to help specialty crop growers prepare for and respond to possible dicamba and 2,4-D drift. The series provides detailed information on documenting and reacting to drift incidents, preventing and preparing for possible drift damage, and an overview of dicamba and 2,4-D drift issues.
    https://ipm-drift.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/dicamba-and-24-d-fact-sheet-series