spraying docks

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  1. vanderbadger

    vanderbadger Well-Known Member

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    lads i see a few meadows that i cut silage on a few weeks back are in bad shape with docs, wondering if its too early to spray them now or should i leave them a few more weeks?
    also is eagle the only spray thats clover safe for docs?
     
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  2. bruceythom

    bruceythom Well-Known Member

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    If it stays fine after dinner I'm spraying a few fields. I'd say there between bruceys 2nd and 3rd pictures in terms of leaf. I'm also going to mix in delfan to see how it goes with the eagle. Liquid N stuff.
     
  4. vanderbadger

    vanderbadger Well-Known Member

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    merchant recommended a product called hi grass or at least thats what i think he said, anyone know of it?
     
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    Hi-load!
     
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    Hi load mircam, not too bad on them but will murder your clover is you want to keep that. Eagle or prospect are the only 2 clover safe ones, asulox is gone off the market
     
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    One thing to add is make sure you put on plenty of water.

    That's a very useful picture Bruceythom.
     
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  8. vanderbadger

    vanderbadger Well-Known Member

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    tried eagle before and it didnt do the business
     
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    Used Doxstar last week. Seems to be taking effect. Pricey though.
     
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    Generic flyroxypor is half the price if doxstar
     
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    Ill look into it. I only bought what I was told to.
     
  12. headcase

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    I used hatchet xtra this year
    It does a good job on docks nettles and chickweed
     
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    Can you give us a few other names of generic flyroxypor that are on sale ??
     
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    Hurler is the main one. Binder. Floxxy from Farmco. Should be around €60 (after the VAT) for 5 l.

    That said, I think doxstar has more than just fluroxypyr in it.
     
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    that product i was on about is hygrass, supposed to be effective on docks and a good deal of weeds i think, anyone know of it
     
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    hatchet xtra i used
     
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    Hygrass has same actives as High Load Mircam, mecoprop p and dicamba
     
  18. muckymanor

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    Is there a spray that will kill both rushes and docs?
     
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    Roundup
     
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    Year. In the licker I suppose. Might be the best option.
     
  21. headcase

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    Wiper or spot spray:Thumbp2:
     
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    this product i got hygrass is supposed to work on soft rush as well as docs, i just just sprayed a field the other day thats full of those little wire rushes so will see if it works on them
     
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    more on the docs, have a good 2nd crop coming in one meadow but its in a mess with docs, the 6 weeks wont be up till 2nd week aug i think, was thinking of spraying the doc but will it stunt the silage badly ?
     
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    floyroxypyr doesnt seem to stunt the grass
     
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