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With the recent registration of a convenient, low-rate liquid formulation of Define SC, Bayer CropScience now offers a new option this herbicide for season-long grass control in corn.
The longest-lasting oxyacetamide on the market today, the new formulation of Define SC allows no-tillers more flexibility in their weed control programs along with outstanding crop safety. “We know growers and retailers want a simple herbicide program that offers great control,” says Rob Schrick, Bayer CropScience herbicide product manager. “While the dry formulation of Define has been a growing favorite, many users have asked for an easy-to-use liquid formulation to expand their flexibility.”
This herbicide provides season-long control of tough grasses such as yellow, green and giant foxtail, fall panicum, barnyardgrass and crabgrass as well as some small-seeded broadleaf weeds. Application options include early post, pre-plant surface, pre-plant incorporation or pre-emergence application that make it a convenient herbicide alternative for no-tillers.
The liquid formulation of the herbicide can be used as an early pre-plant surface application as long as 45 days before no-tilling when used in a sequential program. It can also be applied in a fall application in eight states.
The liquid formulation is flexible enough to be applied with water or liquid nitrogen as a carrier or it can be impregnated on dry fertilizer. Adding to its flexibility is the fact that Define SC is more rain tolerant than other amides.
The herbicide is also an excellent tankmix partner with Balance Pro (with or without atrazine) and demonstrates excellent crop…