A weed control plan will be especially important this spring. According to BASF Technical Service Representative Curtis Rainbolt, Zidua SC herbicide can be applied as a pre-emergent for potatoes. Rainbolt says pigweeds have been challenging in the last few years. “The more tools you can use is helpful, so it’s great to have something new for potatoes. It brings very good control of pigweeds and nightshades, which are difficult weeds we have,” says Rainbolt. “From a chemical standpoint it is different. It is much less water soluble, so it has a better fit on sandier soils.”
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