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BASF has created a better dicamba from the molecule up: Engenia® herbicide

To give growers the weed control they’ve been missing, BASF created Engenia herbicide — the most flexible and advanced dicamba for dicamba-tolerant soybeans and cotton.

Engenia® Herbicide Stewardship Portal

Dicamba-specific training is required for applicators before applying Engenia herbicide or other approved dicamba herbicide formulations labeled for dicamba tolerant soybeans and cotton. This portal provides you with a host of resources, tools, information and training to help you get the most out of your herbicide applications and have the best growing season possible.

Access Engenia® Herbicide Stewardship Portal

As the inventors of dicamba, BASF wiped the slate clean and built a new dicamba from the molecule up. With a heavier molecular weight and a stronger chemical bond, Engenia herbicide, with proper application, delivers an effective, on-target solution growers desperately need.

With its additional site of action, Engenia herbicide is effective on more than 200 broadleaf weeds including glyphosate-resistant weeds. It’s a broad-spectrum solution that controls the toughest broadleaf weeds like Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, velvetleaf, morningglory and giant ragweed.

There are currently 17 species of glyphosate-resistant weeds in the U.S., with 38 states affected by at least one species.

The number of herbicide-resistant weeds in each state is growing.* If not controlled, weed pressure can result in total crop loss in severe cases.1

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As the inventors of dicamba, BASF has more than 50 years of experience in developing and improving dicamba for effective applications to meet evolving grower needs.

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Field research demonstrates on-target herbicide application success with low volatility and drift, so the herbicide remains in place.

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(above) Formulation advancements from Banvel® herbicide to Clarity® herbicide to Engenia herbicide.

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* Heap, I. The International Survey of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds. Available at www.weedscience.org, accessed March 16, 2016.

1 International Survey of Herbicide Resistant Weeds

Engenia® herbicide is the most flexible and advanced dicamba for dicamba-tolerant crops.

Flexibility

Engenia herbicide is formulated to provide maximum flexibility with the lowest use rate of all dicamba products on the market, reducing the number of trips into the fields and sprayer loading time.

With a lower use rate, growers can stock less product and save more space.

When you use Engenia herbicide, you’ll apply at a rate of 12.8 ounces per acre, the lowest use rate when compared to any competitive product.

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Tank Mixing

Visit www.engeniatankmix.com for a list of approved tank-mix partners.

Direct Injection

With an option for direct injection, farmers can cover more acres with the same input volume. And more coverage with one tank fill means fewer trips back to refill, which can save significant time and money.

Benefits of direct injection include:

  • Allowing growers to clean out a sprayer in one-third the time of a conventional unit.
  • That hour saved lets growers cover another 200+ acres before cleaning, giving growers a more efficient application window in the spring.
  • Minimizing cleaning time by involving only a few hoses and not an entire system.
  • Allowing for turning off the Engenia herbicide flow in buffer areas without having to stop and clean.

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Do You Have the Best Plan for Your Dicamba-Tolerant Soybeans?

  • Over the last 10 years, the number of growers reporting glyphosate resistance has grown by 300%.1
  • Over the last 3 years, the number of acres reported to have PPO resistance has increased by nearly 50%.1
  • The number of glyphosate resistant infested acres has grown on average by 15% annually since 2010.1

Weed resistance can begin with a few missed escapes and quickly spread across the entire field and then across your farm. Consequences of an ineffective weed control program include:

  • Increasing seed bank for more problems in the future
  • Additional trips across the field for resprays that cost time and money
  • Lost yield. Only achieving 90% Palmer amaranth control has been shown to reduce soybean yields by up to 27%.2

1 Stratus Weed Resistance Tracking 2018.
2 Klingaman, T.E. and L.R. Oliver. 1994. Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) interference in soybeans (Glycine max). Weed Sci. 42:523-527.

All Confirmed Glyphosate Resistance — Acres Infested

2019 Weed Resistance Tracking and Soybean Post Herbicide Study.Stratus Ag Research.

Engenia herbicide is the most flexible and advanced dicamba for dicamba-tolerant crops

To Beat the Worst Weeds, You Need the Best Performing Tool

Engenia® Herbicide – The Most Flexible and Advanced Dicamba for DT Soybeans

You will only have one chance for the best postemerge weed control. Take advantage of the best weed control tools that are available to you. Growers recognize that Engenia herbicide is the best for heavy weed pressure, broadleaf weed control, and control of glyphosate and PPO resistant weeds.1

BASF research has shown that Engenia herbicide is better at controlling pigweeds than Flexstar® GT ondicamba-tolerant soybeans. That better weed control also resulted in a 4 bu/A yield increase.

1 Stratus Weed Resistance Tracking 2018.

Engenia herbicide is the best option to improve your weed control program in DT soybeans.

  • Controls glyphosate and PPO resistant broadleaves
  • Its unique systemic activity provides consistent performance
  • Engenia herbicide has lower use rate compared to other postemerge options to cover more acres with less product

Find all of your dicamba application resources, including helpful tutorials, checklists, and training information at www.EngeniaStewardship.com.

Engenia Herbicide is a U.S. EPA Restricted Use Pesticide. Additional state restrictions may apply.

Always read and follow label directions. Engenia and Zidua are registered trademarks of BASF. Authority is a registered trademark of FMC. Flexstar is a registered trademark of Syngenta. Roundup and Powermax are registered trademarks of Bayer CropScience. ©2019 BASF. All Rights Reserved. APN# 19-MKY-0003 Engenia-DT Soybeans-2019

2019 Engenia® Herbicide Weed Control Guarantee: Soybeans

Every missed weed steals water and nutrients from valuable crops, impacting your yield. Weeds like Palmer amaranth, marestail, waterhemp, kochia and ragweed can create problems this year and for years to come. Engenia herbicide is the most flexible and advanced dicamba for your dicamba tolerant soybeans.

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  • Effective on over 200 broadleaf weeds
  • Unique BAPMA salt reduces volatility potential and has excellent crop tolerance
  • Dicamba product with the lowest use rate at 12.8 fl oz/A. Also convenient for use with direct injection.
  • Backed by the Engenia Herbicide Weed Control Guarantee (see below)

Engenia® Herbicide Guarantee

To provide re-spray assistance to growers who apply Engenia herbicide according to label instructions, local application guidelines, and who meet the below qualifications in the event commercially acceptable control of labeled weeds are not met.

Weed Management Requirements

  1. Use adequate tillage or a BASF burndown herbicide.
  2. Apply a BASF residual herbicide program preplant or preemerge incorporating brands such as Zidua® PRO herbicide, Zidua herbicide, Verdict® herbicide, and Sharpen® herbicide
  3. Apply Engenia herbicide plus a BASF residual herbicide such as Outlook® herbicide or Zidua herbicide postemerge.

Weed Height

Spray existing weeds up to 4" tall.

Application Requirements

Apply according to labeled application requirements.
Additional state restrictions may apply.

Details

  • An authorized BASF representative must be notified of a Engenia Herbicide Weed Control Guarantee claim within 30 days of application and have a reasonable opportunity to inspect the sprayed area prior to making any rescue applications. The authorized BASF representative must confirm inadequate control relative to commercially acceptable control.
  • Only product purchased from a BASF authorized retailer or BASF distributor is eligible.
  • BASF residual products are required for eligibility. Check with your local retailer or BASF representative for details to participate.
  • If a grower follows the requirements outlined in the program document and experiences an additional flush of weeds, grower may be eligible for up to $10 towards the cost of herbicides associated with a respray application.
  • Claims must be reported to an authorized BASF representative by July 15, 2019.
  • All payments are subject to final approval by BASF.
  • BASF reserves the right to audit all claims.
  • BASF reserves the right to change any or all features of the Engenia Herbicide Weed Control Guarantee.
  • No results are guaranteed.
  • Submission of a claim under this program precludes grower from submitting a claim from any BASF product claims process or claims program with respect to the affected acres.
  • Refer to full program terms and conditions for further details.

Engenia Herbicide Label and Best Use Summary

Only for Use on Dicamba-Tolerant Soybeans: Additional State Restrictions May Apply


  • Use Rate: 12.8 fl oz/A
  • Application Timing: Preplant, Preemerge, POST (up to 45 days after planting or before R1, whichever comes first)
  • Application Volume: ≥ 15 GPA
  • Windspeed: 3 to 10 MPH
  • Boom Height: 24 inches or less above target
  • Sensitive Crops and Residential Areas: DO NOT spray if wind is blowing toward neighboring sensitive crops (like non-dicamba tolerant soybeans) or residential areas
  • Sensitive Areas: Leave 110' downwind buffer to bodies of water and non-residential, uncultivated areas that may harbor sensitive plant species
  • Ground Speed: ≤15 mph, recommend 5 mph on field edges
  • Use only approved nozzles: For a list of approved nozzles visit www.engeniatankmix.com
  • Only use tank mixtures and adjuvants approved by EPA: No acidifying water conditioners; DO NOT use ammonium additives (e.g., AMS, UAN)
  • Avoid Inversions: DO NOT apply when temperature inversions exist at the field level
  • Daytime Spraying: Only apply from one hour after sunrise until two hours before sunset
  • Training: Complete annual dicamba or auxin specific training
  • Record Keeping: Including application, planting date, buffer zone determination, and tank cleanout
  • Sprayer Cleanout: Triple rinse, use a detergent-based commercial cleaner before and after application
  • Rain free interval: DO NOT apply if expected rainfall within 24 hours after application will result in runoff
    • Rainfast: 4 hours

Engenia Herbicide is a U.S. EPA Restricted Use Pesticide. Additional state restrictions may apply

2019 Engenia® Herbicide Weed Control Guarantee: Cotton

Every missed weed steals water and nutrients from valuable crops, impacting your yield. Weeds like Palmer amaranth, marestail, waterhemp, kochia and ragweed can create problems this year and for years to come. Engenia herbicide is the most flexible and advanced dicamba for your dicamba tolerant cotton.

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  • Effective on over 200 broadleaf weeds
  • Unique BAPMA salt reduces volatility potential
  • Dicamba product with the lowest use rate at 12.8 fl oz/A. Also convenient for use with direct injection.
  • Backed by the Engenia Herbicide Weed Control Guarantee (see below)

Engenia® Herbicide Guarantee

To provide re-spray assistance to growers who apply Engenia herbicide according to label instructions, local application guidelines, and who meet the below qualifications in the event commercially acceptable control of labeled weeds are not met.

Weed Management Requirements

  1. Use adequate tillage or a BASF burndown herbicide.
  2. Apply a residual herbicide program pre-plant or preemerge incorporating brands such as Prowl® H2O herbicide.
  3. Two postemerge herbicide applications must be made. Both applications can be Engenia herbicide or one can be Engenia herbicide and the other be Liberty® herbicide.
  4. Approved residual herbicides must be included with both postemerge applications. At least one of the postemerge applications must include Outlook® herbicide.

Weed Height

Spray existing weeds up to 4" tall.

Application Requirements

Apply according to labeled application requirements.
Additional state restrictions may apply.

Details

  • An authorized BASF representative must be notified of a Engenia Herbicide Weed Control Guarantee claim within 30 days of application and have a reasonable opportunity to inspect the sprayed area prior to making any rescue applications. The authorized BASF representative must confirm inadequate control relative to commercially acceptable control.
  • Only product purchased from a BASF authorized retailer or BASF distributor is eligible.
  • BASF residual products are required for eligibility. Check with your local retailer or BASF representative for details to participate.
  • If a grower follows the requirements outlined in the program document and experiences an additional flush of weeds, grower may be eligible for up to $10 towards the cost of herbicides associated with a respray application.
  • Claims must be reported to an authorized BASF representative by July 15, 2019.
  • All payments are subject to final approval by BASF.
  • BASF reserves the right to audit all claims.
  • BASF reserves the right to change any or all features of the Engenia Herbicide Weed Control Guarantee.
  • No results are guaranteed.
  • Submission of a claim under this program precludes grower from submitting a claim from any BASF product claims process or claims program with respect to the affected acres.
  • Refer to full program terms and conditions for further details.

Engenia Herbicide Label and Best Use Summary

Only for Use on Dicamba-Tolerant Cotton: Additional State Restrictions May Apply


  • Use Rate: 12.8 fl oz/A
  • Application Timing: Preplant, Preemerge, POST (up to 60 days after planting or mid-bloom, whichever comes first)
  • Application Volume: ≥ 15 GPA
  • Windspeed: 3 to 10 MPH
  • Boom Height: 24 inches or less above target
  • Sensitive Crops and Residential Areas: DO NOT spray if wind is blowing toward neighboring sensitive crops (like non-dicamba tolerant soybeans) or residential areas
  • Sensitive Areas: Leave 110' downwind buffer to bodies of water and non-residential, uncultivated areas that may harbor sensitive plant species
  • Ground Speed: ≤15 mph, recommend 5 mph on field edges
  • Use only approved nozzles: For a list of approved nozzles visit www.engeniatankmix.com
  • Only use tank mixtures and adjuvants approved by EPA: No acidifying water conditioners; DO NOT use ammonium additives (e.g., AMS, UAN)
  • Avoid Inversions: DO NOT apply when temperature inversions exist at the field level
  • Daytime Spraying: Only apply from one hour after sunrise until two hours before sunset
  • Training: Complete annual dicamba or auxin specific training
  • Record Keeping: Including application, planting date, buffer zone determination, and tank cleanout
  • Sprayer Cleanout: Triple rinse, use a detergent-based commercial cleaner before and after application
  • Rain free interval: DO NOT apply if expected rainfall within 24 hours after application will result in runoff
    • Rainfast: 4 hours

Engenia Herbicide is a U.S. EPA Restricted Use Pesticide. Additional state restrictions may apply