Archive Article: 2002/09/06

6 September 2002

Dont hold back on grass weed sprays

Grass weeds are steaming ahead in newly-sown oilseed rape and stale seed-beds. So despite the temptation to cut every input possible, holding back on grass weed sprays this autumn could prove a false economy.

Now is the time to hit such weeds hard. Broadcast oilseed rape in particular needs the rapid removal of weed competition.

Meanwhile, stale seed-beds provide a great chance for effective, low-cost control. Also good seed-beds favour the use of pre-emergence herbicides. Dont let grass weeds undermine your crop profits – hit them hard now.

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