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Look for Herbicide Carryover After a Drought

September 6, 2013
By: Nate Birt, Top Producer Deputy Managing Editor google + 
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The first concern for many growers after a drought year might be whether herbicide carryover will occur, Farm Journal field agronomist Ken Ferrie says in Episode 11 of Corn College TV Season 3.

Know the half-life and application date of each herbicide used during the growing season.

"Our highest-risk herbicides are going to be those that were applied this summer, especially on our non-GMO beans," Ferrie says.

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Think about sampling some of those fields, especially on lighter soils that don’t hold as much water to break down chemicals.

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