Green Acres

Cropping Q &A in February and March

• What is the economic advantage of utilizing Thimet 20-G for wheat stem sawfly control? Trials in Montana have demonstrated a 64-100% reduction in damage measured as stem cutting by larvae. The trials also found that farmers can attain a 5.4 bushel per acre yield recovery for spring wheat and a 6.1 bushel per acre yield recovery for winter wheat.

• How safe is Thimet 20-G? Thimet 20-G is fatal if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin. Do not breathe dust. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Thimet 20-G is also corrosive, and can cause irr...

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