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Preparation boosts pre-em performance – Teaser

Applying pre-emergence herbicides

In the second exclusive EiO application advice video, Syngenta application specialist Scott Cockburn, explains the best techniques to employ when applying pre-emergence herbicides.


With increased resistance to post emergence herbicides, there’s never been a more important time to ensure you get your pre-emergence application correct.

Before starting any spray regime, it’s a good idea to make a plan, says Scott Cockburn. This should include:

  • Stale seedbeds
  • Delayed drilling
  • Crop rotation
  • Seedbed preparation
  • Application timing


To read the full article and watch the entire video in this, the second in our series of pre-em advice, register for free as a NRoSO member, where you’ll find the whole content as well as part I of the series. Register/sign in HERE.

Pre-em teaser video

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