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Soybean and sunflower growers trust Authority® Elite preemergence herbicide to deliver superior control of tough and resistant broadleaf weeds and grasses, including waterhemp and amaranth species.

Quick Facts

  • Broad-spectrum grass and broadleaf weed control in soybeans.
  • Apply as fall treatment, preplant, preplant incorporated or preemergence up to three days after planting.
  • Apply 30 days preplant up to three days after planting for in-season residual weed control.
  • Provides more flexibility in follow-up glyphosate application due to Elite’s extended residual activity.
  • 45-60 days residual activity.
  • Two modes of action against tough and resistant weeds including waterhemp and amaranth species.

Active ingredients

  • Sulfentrazone
  • S-metolachlor


Product Overview

With two modes of action, Authority Elite herbicide delivers broad-spectrum residual control of tough weeds like waterhemp and amaranth species. Its 45-60 days of residual activity keeps soybean and sunflower fields clean longer, reducing weed competition on your crop and giving you more time to get post applications applied without yield penalties.


Always refer to the product label for an official listing of crop usage, restrictions and precautions.

Full crop listing

  • Beans (dry)
  • Soybeans
  • Peas (process)
  • Pigeon Pea
  • Peas (dried)
  • Beans (mung)
  • Beans (lima, dry)
  • Horseradish
  • Garbanzo Beans
  • Cowpeas
  • Chickpeas
  • Beans (broad)
  • Peas (blackeyed)
  • Sunflowers

State Registration

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia

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