The last few weeks have brought an increase in calls concerning injury from herbicide drift, especially from burndown applications involving 2,4-D and glyphosate. The corn postemergence season is now in full swing and we anticipate that calls concerning injury resulting from herbicide drift will continue. It is impossible to eliminate off-target movement from a herbicide application. However, the amount of drift and the resulting effects are manageable. Below is an applicator's guide to managing herbicide drift.
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Pringnitz, Brent A. and Hartzler, Robert G., "Herbicide applicator's drift reduction checklist" (2001). Integrated Crop Management News. 1921.
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