Episode 13

Why Trading Preemergence Herbicides For Post + Residual Combinations Is Not An Equal Tradeoff

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In the spring when the timetable seems to grow more and more condensed, it’s easy to choose the perceived “easy button” option. In situations like this when weed control is on the table, some growers will opt for a postemergence plus residual combo herbicide as their easy button option. However, relying on this type of herbicide program can put a strain on an operation and its bottom line that season and for years to come. Join Nick Hustedde, technical services manager at FMC, as he examines the building blocks of a preemergence herbicide program and answers the question of why relying strictly on a postemergence plus residual combination isn’t the soundest weed management strategy anymore.

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