Preharvest Weed Control in Declining Alfalfa Stands

glyphosate

Rate Up to 1.5 lb ae/a

Time Apply when weeds are actively growing, prior to last cutting in alfalfa stand where crop destruction is acceptable.

Remarks Not all glyphosate formulations have this use on the label. Apply to declining alfalfa stands before the last cutting and rotating out of alfalfa. Treated crop and weeds can be fed to livestock. For satisfactory weed control, till deeply after treatment.

Caution Preharvest interval is 36 hours. Alfalfa will be severely injured or killed. Do not use on alfalfa grown for seed.

Site of action Group 9: inhibits EPSP synthase

Chemical family None generally accepted