BASF has launched the Engenia spray tool. Logan Grier, BASF Technical Marketing Manager, Product Stewardship, says the on-line tool will help growers plan their application and comply with the label regulations, “We created a resource for growers that has all of the Engenia herbicide weather-related label requirements in one place and supplements the many other tools applicators can use when planning their Engenia herbicide application this growing season.” She added these include: inversion potential, which compares the temperature at ground-level and two meters above the ground to provide the likelihood for an inversion; precipitation probability for the next 24 hours, which helps growers follow the 24-hour rain-free interval; time of sunrise and sunset, including a reminder that no nighttime spraying is permitted; and wind speed and direction. The free tool, available at EngeniaStewardship.com, covers all U.S. geographies and incorporates key Engenia herbicide weather-related label restrictions and considerations for the next 36 hours, so applicators can plan ahead.
Greer says the tool should not be a substitute for checking weather conditions in the field yourself. She said it is also important to know what is being grown in the fields surrounding your field.
BASF has a number of other tools and resources to help growers manage this technology. To access additional Engenia herbicide stewardship resources, visit EngeniaStewardship.com.
Always read and follow label directions.
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