With the rain delay, it is best to double check the crop staging and confirm that it is within the label application window prior to spraying. To help put the crop stages into perspective, here is a graph demonstrating the different growth stages of wheat and the phrasing that is in the crop protection guide and on product labels.
Prior to 1st node/Max 6 leaf, 2-3 tillers/ Prior to Stem Elongation
Assert, Axial Xtreme, Axial Xtreme iPak, Luxxur, Predicade, Tundra, Varro, Velocity, Batalium, Clodinafop, Fenoxaprop, Stellar XL, Everest
Prior to Flag Leaf Emergence (36)
Cirpreme, Curtail M, Prestige, Rush 24, OcTTain, MCPA, Paradigm, Pixxaro, Rexade, Rezuvant, Avenza, Tandem, Tridem
Early Flag Leaf/Flag Leaf Just Visible (37)
2,4-D, Infinity FX, Buctril M, Thumper, Forcefighter M, Infinity, Pinoxaden, Trakyloxydim
Emerged Flag Leaf (39)
Travallas, Barricade II
*Please note that best practices include double checking the label or consulting your agronomist prior to spraying. The information above is provided only as a guideline. If you need assistance with staging your crop, don’t hesitate to contact any of us at Horizon Fertilizers.