Questions have come from producers whether they are able to combine pest control operations to save trips over the field. Please read the updated version of this article.
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Tank mixing herbicide with fungicide or insecticide
When spraying for weeds it can be economical to add an insecticide or fungicide to the tank mix to hit any insects or disease (blackleg) that may be present at the same time. Please read the updated article.
Fungicide and insecticide tank mixes
Growers in southern Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan often spray for cabbage seedpod weevil at 20% flower. This is also an ideal time for sclerotinia spraying if conditions warrant a spray. Canada’s crop protection rules allow growers to tank mix two products as long as they are both registered for the crop in question and at…
Herbicide Qs on tank mixing, ideal weather, spray patterns and more
Here are some common agronomy-related questions that dig a little deeper into herbicide performance in canola: What products can I tank mix? Tank mixes listed on product labels are widely tested and approved. Growers have many other tank mix options not on labels but that are still OK. Liberty and Decis is one of many…
Cleaning out the sprayer tank — tips
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