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#3285522 - 07/08/13 10:12 AM Spraying clover?
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I've got a WI imperial clover field that's about to be 4 years old and getting a lot of broad leaf weeds in it now. What's the spray to use to kill the weeds and not the clover?

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#3285542 - 07/08/13 10:34 AM Re: Spraying clover? [Re: Hollar Hunter]
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Clethodim for grasses and 2,4 DB for broadleaf. Don't forget your surfactant.
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#3285566 - 07/08/13 11:07 AM Re: Spraying clover? [Re: Boll Weevil]
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So I've never sprayed this stuff before. Do I just ask for 2,4 DB at the co-op? What is surfactant a bonding agent?

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#3285581 - 07/08/13 11:22 AM Re: Spraying clover? [Re: Hollar Hunter]
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Yes. Be sure you tell em 2-4-D-B and not just 2-4-D. And the surfactant helps the herbicide stick to the grass and weeds when you spray increasing its effectiveness.
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#3285608 - 07/08/13 11:45 AM Re: Spraying clover? [Re: CAMARO12]
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Thanks fellas!
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#3285623 - 07/08/13 12:01 PM Re: Spraying clover? [Re: Hollar Hunter]
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 Originally Posted By: Hollar Hunter
What is surfactant a bonding agent?

You can pay for crop oil if you wish, but for both of these herbicides Dawn dishwashing liquid works like a charm.

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#3285694 - 07/08/13 01:18 PM Re: Spraying clover? [Re: Boll Weevil]
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 Originally Posted By: Boll Weevil
 Originally Posted By: Hollar Hunter
What is surfactant a bonding agent?

You can pay for crop oil if you wish, but for both of these herbicides Dawn dishwashing liquid works like a charm.


How much would you put in for a 25 gallon sprayer?
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#3285699 - 07/08/13 01:34 PM Re: Spraying clover? [Re: Hollar Hunter]
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I never put more than 8-10 ounces in a full 25gal tank and get great results. Add it LAST...just before you head out to the field or you'll bubble like crazy and not be able to fill your tank with water/chemical.
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#3285915 - 07/08/13 06:30 PM Re: Spraying clover? [Re: Boll Weevil]
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 Originally Posted By: Boll Weevil
 Originally Posted By: Hollar Hunter
What is surfactant a bonding agent?

You can pay for crop oil if you wish, but for both of these herbicides Dawn dishwashing liquid works like a charm.

How much you add to say 5 gallons? Dawn that is


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#3285922 - 07/08/13 06:41 PM Re: Spraying clover? [Re: RiverRat213]
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 Originally Posted By: RiverRat213
 Originally Posted By: Boll Weevil
 Originally Posted By: Hollar Hunter
What is surfactant a bonding agent?

You can pay for crop oil if you wish, but for both of these herbicides Dawn dishwashing liquid works like a charm.

How much you add to say 5 gallons? Dawn that is


On crop oil, if I remember correctly, it's 4 table spoons per gallon
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