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Spring Wheat Management

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Farm management in the spring is a busy juggling act between spring wheat applications and preparing ground for the upcoming planting season. FMC's wheat portfolio provides application flexibility to minimize passes across the field while managing the most common weed, disease and insect pests occurring during the spring greenup period.

DISEASE MANAGEMENT OPTIONS

Topguard® Fungicide

 
   
Use Rates

5 – 7 fl. oz./A via 2(ee) recommendation1 for early season disease protection in spring and winter wheat.

Application Timing

Feekes 3-7

Labeled Diseases

Common and stripe rust, powdery mildew, Septoria leaf and glume blotch

PHI

30 days for grain, 15 days for hay, 0 days for forage

Strengths
  • Most systemic triazole fungicide (foliar and root uptake).
  • Long lasting active ingredient helps protect foliage until flowering fungicide application timing to help maximize yield.
  • $1.00/A @ 5 fl. oz. use rate
  • $1.40/A @ 7 fl. oz. use rate

 

Topguard® EQ Fungicide

 
   
Use Rates

3 – 4 fl. oz./A via 2(ee) recommendation1 for early season disease protection in spring and winter wheat.

Application Timing

Feekes 3-7

Labeled Diseases

Common and stripe rust, powdery mildew, Septoria leaf and glume blotch plus tan spot

PHI

30 days for grain, 15 days for hay, 7 days for forage

Strengths
  • Same benefits and flutriafol active as Topguard fungicide.
  • Premix provides enhanced rust residual plus improved straw strength and quality.
  • Broad crop label for inventory management.
  • $0.60/A @ 3 fl. oz. use rate
  • $0.80/A @ 4 fl. oz. use rate

WEED MANAGEMENT OPTIONS

Harmony® Extra SG Herbicide with TotalSol® Soluble Granules

 
   
Use Rates

0.6 - 0.75 oz./A

Application Timing

2-leaf until prior to visible flag leaf

Labeled Weeds

65+ weeds including keys species such as wild garlic & chickweed, as well as field pansy via 2(ee) recommendation

PHI

45 days for grain, 30 days for hay, 7 days for grazing & forage

Strengths
  • Broadleaf and garlic weed control standard. 
  • Flexibility for crop rotation to soybean, field corn, cotton & grain sorghum. 
  • $0.40/A @ 0.60 fl. oz. use rate
  • $0.50/A @ 0.75 fl. oz. use rate

INSECT MANAGEMENT OPTIONS

Mustang® Maxx Insecticide

 
   
Use Rates

2.8 - 4.0 oz./A (see label for pest and rate recommendation)

Application Timing

Planting until 14 days prior to harvest

Labeled Insects

Armyworms, cereal leaf beetle, flea beetle, aphids, chinch bugs, sawfly

PHI

14 days for grain, hay & forag

Strengths
  • Excellent on key early season pests 
  • Quick knockdown

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1Topguard fungicide 2(ee) and Topguard EQ fungicide 2(ee) are recommended for early season disease protection in spring and winter wheat via a 2(ee) recommendation in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Mustang Maxx insecticide is a Restricted Use Pesticide. Always read and follow all label directions, precautions and restrictions for use. Some products may not be registered for use in all states of the United States. Please contact your FMC representative for information regarding current state registrations. FMC, the FMC logo, Harmony, Mustang, Topguard, and TotalSol are trademarks of FMC Corporation or an affiliate. Trademarks of DuPont, Dow AgroSciences or Pioneer and their affiliated companies or their respective owners. Prosaro s a trademark of Bayer. Miravis and Tilt are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company. ©2021 FMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 1/21

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