Adjuvants improve herbicide activity and are essential to effective herbicide applications. An effective adjuvant addresses these primary factors:
Young corn plants quickly sense the amount of nitrogen (N) available for their nutrient needs and they respond accordingly.
If the crop senses limited amounts of N, the corn plant will reduce the num
It was dry throughout most of Federated’s service area until last week and that made growers wonder about their pre-emerge herbicides as weeds popped up.
“We got moisture now, so the pre-emerge herbi
“We need moisture to get the nitrogen (N) into the ground,” said Ron Paulson, Federated agronomist and ag center manager in Isanti, “and if we have a drier season we need to keep it from volatizing in
Halex® GT is a proven post-emerge herbicide that controls more than 90 broadleaf weeds and grasses. “It has long-lasting residual so it can be applied early post-emerge, row and go,” said John Swanson
“If you see something, share something,” said Kevin Carlson, Federated’s agronomy sales manager. When it comes to Federated being able to make strong recommendations, get spraying scheduled, and gener
“Any good builder knows you have to have a good foundation,” said Tim Stelter, manager at Federated’s Osceola location, “and a good foundation for weed control requires something that is flexible – so
The pressure to get into fields is on but don’t forget to communicate your plans and help Federated keep application services on track.
“It makes our job easier if growers have a plan and are organiz
Early planting means cooler soils and since it looks like this is an early spring, seed protection is extra important. “The soil temperatures are not ideal [for April planting] but they will quickly g