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#3425542 - 10/29/13 09:15 AM grass herbicide suggestion needed
creativomjh
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my plots have a mix of ladino and crimson clover, winter wheat, buck oats, and turnips. everything is great, except the junk grass is going to take over come spring. it is a mixture of bahia, crab, johnson, dallis, and bermuda.

the clover will be great looking until the grass really starts to put out in late spring.. so i need something to control the grass.

what do you guys use for grass herbicides that wont effect my broadleafs? i've seen poast plus as one of the highly recommended. suggestions?

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#3425548 - 10/29/13 09:19 AM Re: grass herbicide suggestion needed [Re: creativomjh]
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Clethodim. You can get it here: http://www.ruralking.com/agriculture/agr...-herbicide.html
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#3425577 - 10/29/13 09:38 AM Re: grass herbicide suggestion needed [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
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#3425733 - 10/29/13 11:09 AM Re: grass herbicide suggestion needed [Re: tellico4x4]
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You can also use Sethoxydim.
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#3425906 - 10/29/13 12:55 PM Re: grass herbicide suggestion needed [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
creativomjh
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thanks! what rates have you used in the past? from a brief scan through their product manual, it seems like 12 oz/acre will do the job (recommends 6-16 oz/acre for clover)

12 oz/acre - clethodim
12 oz/acre - crop oil conc.
10 gallon min. mixture volume/acre

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#3425931 - 10/29/13 01:15 PM Re: grass herbicide suggestion needed [Re: creativomjh]
tellico4x4
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14 oz each is what we use & get good results
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#3426014 - 10/29/13 01:59 PM Re: grass herbicide suggestion needed [Re: tellico4x4]
creativomjh
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what do you use gallon/acre? it says 10 gallon min. but obviously more the better coverage. i would think more like 20 gallon/acre would ideal.

 Originally Posted By: tellico4x4
14 oz each is what we use & get good results

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#3426073 - 10/29/13 02:24 PM Re: grass herbicide suggestion needed [Re: creativomjh]
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I use 1.3 oz of Clet and 1.3 oz crop oil per gal of water. And use 12.5 gal of water per acre.

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#3426091 - 10/29/13 02:32 PM Re: grass herbicide suggestion needed [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
creativomjh
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many thanks for the help folks.
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#3426129 - 10/29/13 02:58 PM Re: grass herbicide suggestion needed [Re: creativomjh]
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Its not really an issue of gallons per acre as long as you get at least 10 gpa, its an issue of coverage of active ingredient per acre. Depends on your pump, sprayer, speed, etc. how many gallons per acre you need to put out to achieve desired rate be that 12 oz/acre, 16 oz/acre or whatever. It would be best to calibrate your sprayer. Just google sprayer calibration and you should find instructions.
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