What herbicide kills volunteer corn?

What herbicide kills volunteer corn?

Assure II (quizalofop-p-ethyl) is the only grass herbicide labeled to control volunteer corn in Enlist Corn. It can be applied at 5 to 12 fl oz/acre in Enlist Corn for selective control of Roundup Ready + LibertyLink volunteer corn.

What herbicide is used on corn?

“Atrazine is the single most widely used herbicide in sweet corn, applied to fields before crop emergence, after crop emergence, or at both times,” Williams said. “Manufacturers of many of the other herbicides recommend tank-mixing with atrazine to increase their products’ effectiveness.”

Can you spray metolachlor on corn?

Metolachlor can be applied to corn up to 40 in tall. Available in several premixes with atrazine. The metolachlor formulations (Parallel, Stalwart, others) often will not provide the same duration of control as S-metolachlor formulations.

Is volunteer corn Roundup resistant?

Control of Volunteer Corn in Enlist Corn Enlist corn is resistant to 2,4-D choline, glyphosate, and aryloxyphenoxypropionates (FOPs), an acetyl CoA carboxylase (ACCase) inhibitor. Enlist corn is commercially available for the first time for the 2018 growing season.

When should you spray corn?

Timing is critical. Spray when silks have reached their full length and began to wilt and turn brown (this is 5–6 days after 50% of the corn has begun to show silks). Earlier applications can interfere with pollination and lead to poorly filled ears.

How do farmers keep weeds out of corn?

To keep weeds out of sweet corn, first, prepare your corn patch prior to planting. Either spray a non-selective weed killer or cover the area with black plastic to kill all existing weeds. Additionally, you can use a pre-emergent weed killer to stop weeds from sprouting.

How do you kill pigweed beans?

Apply EPP residual herbicides at a two-thirds rate in mid- to late-April, then follow up with rest of the residual herbicide at planting. If pigweeds are emerged at planting time, it will be important to include a burndown herbicide to control those weeds as well.

Why does volunteer corn happen?

Introduction. Volunteer corn is one of the most competitive weeds in soybeans. Infestations can result from ear and kernel losses occurring in the previous season’s corn crop. These losses occur from lodged or downed corn, dropped ears, or through the combine while harvesting.