Farm Progress is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Serving: West
Five Rules for Preharvest Glyphosate Applications

Five Rules for Preharvest Glyphosate Applications

Follow U of M specialists' lit of do's and dont's to get wheat and barley fields ready for a good harvest

Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota small grains specialist, Crookston, offers some the following advice on using glyphosate for pre-harvest weed control in small grains.

Don't spray wheat before the hard dough stage has been reached (30% grain moisture for wheat, 20% grain moisture for feed barley.)

Don't apply it to wheat or barley being grown for seed or on malting barley. It may reduce germination and/or vigor.

Do add an AMS for increased control of annual and perennial weeds, especially weeds stressed by dry weather.

Do not use AMS in place of NIS. Refer to labels for addition of other adjuvants.

Don't harvest within seven days of applications.

Hide comments
account-default-image

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish