Bayer CropScience is seeking registration for a new dicamba herbicide label that includes significant changes aimed at reducing crop injury from off-target applications in soybeans. 

The proposed label for the herbicide, called KHNP0090, removes over-the-top application on dicamba-tolerant soybeans and restricts the herbicide’s use to no later than June 12 in soybean fields. 

Earlier this year, a federal judge vacated the registrations for Bayer’s XtendiMax and two other over-the-top dicamba herbicide formulations (BASF’s Engenia and Syngenta’s Tavium), ruling the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) didn’t allow sufficient public comment before approving the products. 

Following the ruling, the EPA issued an order allowing...