Late-season spraying? Follow pre-harvest intervals

August 9, 2018 – Issue 19

Although insects like grasshoppers and late season flea beetles typically aren’t economical, they shouldn’t be left unchecked. If a foliar insecticide is necessary, consider edge or spot spraying and ensure a product choice that has a pre-harvest interval suited to the time of application and when you expect to be cutting (straight-cutting or swathing) the crop.

Try our interactive tool at www.spraytoswath.ca.

Following pre-harvest intervals is one critical component to help keep it clean and maintain the stable open trading environment that the industry has worked so hard to build.

Further reading:

Late-season flea beetles
Grasshoppers

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