Successful weed control

Successful weed control

When it comes to weed control, we don’t have to tell you that good practices can mean the difference between a good yield and no yield. That’s why we’ve put together this quick checklist to help reduce weed resistance and improve weed control.

  1. Regularly monitor crops for weeds and ensure you clean equipment between crop sites.
  2. Evaluate the type of weed, what conditions it favours and its life cycle in order to use the right herbicides.
  3. Try using materials to block weeds where possible as a preventative measure.
  4. Ensure you start weeding before crops begin to sprout and maintain until just before harvest.
  5. Target weeds as early on as possible, before they begin to reproduce, and plant crops in the least favourable conditions for weed germination.
  6. Crop rotation is always an effective method in managing weeds.
  7. Alternate between herbicides. Look for herbicides that operate differently too – cultural, mechanical and chemical.
  8. Increase your weed control by planting seeds in narrower rows.
  9. Only spray herbicides if weeds are present but use the strongest application rate for stubborn weed species.

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