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8 Tips to Get a Clean Start to Growing Season

Helm agronomist explains how to use synthetic & biological products to bridge gaps & keep fields clean.
Brock Waggoner, technical agronomist at Helm, shares 8 best practices and reminders for starting clean and staying clean using products that bridge the gap.
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Online Extras: March 2017 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • A Strip-Till Farmer video on building soil strength with regenerative agriculture
  • Additional information on getting a more efficient herbicide

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Mixing Up a Sprayer Solution for an Effective Herbicide Kill

Accurate measurements, water pH and hardness, and the use of adjuvants are all key to ensuring every spray droplet makes it into the weed or cover crop.

Herbicides are one of the most critical tools used on no-till operations. But you may not be utilizing these chemicals as effectively as you could, which can result in increased herbicide resistance or another pass across the field to clean up any yield-robbing weeds or cover crops.

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Crop Protection Roundup 2016

Adjuvants to be Key with Newer Herbicide Technology

With dicamba-and 2,4-D-tolerant cropping systems hitting the market, adjuvants will be crucial to improving efficacy and reducing drift.
Adjuvants in herbicides have been an important part of the mix for no-tillers since the first household detergent was added to a tank of Roundup somewhere in distant history.
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NNTC16 Audio Presentations

Adjuvants and the Power of the Spray Droplet in Pest Control - Fred Whitford - NNTC 2016 Presentation - MP3 Download


When it comes to spraying pesticides, think of the pest as the bull’s-eye on a target. The application will get the highest scores when the right rate of the pesticide is delivered directly to the center of the bull’s-eye. But if the relationships between water, the leaf surface and pesticide are off or if the applicator has poor equipment, the application won’t likely be on target. Fred Whitford shares how using adjuvants can help redirect those spray droplets back to the “bulls-eye,” even if the application was marginally acceptable. The clinical engagement professor for the Purdue Pesticide Programs explains how adjuvants can improve the biological performance of the pesticide.


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