Growers share their top straight cut varieties and inputs
Growers and Cargill agronomists share tried-and-true products for different straight cutting strategies.
When you want to try straight cutting for the first time:
Growers have seen InVigor® L233P withstand tough conditions like wind and hail and still deliver impressive yields. It provides great flexibility on harvest timing.
When you want to straight cut and control tough weeds:
DKTF 96 SC has given growers the opportunity for season-long quackgrass control because TruFlex™ technology allows for an in-season glyphosate application.
When you want to straight cut and manage clubroot:
The new InVigor L345PC has the strong pod shatter trait that many growers are familiar with, plus clubroot resistance.
When you want to keep your options open:
DEKALB®’s DK 75-65 RR is a little taller, so it’s easier to harvest. Growers have the option of either straight cutting or swathing at 80% maturity.
When you want to manage perennial weeds pre-harvest:
Growers can keep weed seed and green weeds out of the combine by tank mixing Heat® LQ plus glyphosate.
When you want to harvest earlier:
Apply a desiccant like Reglone® Ion when 90% of the seeds have turned brown. It will dry down green material in the field so that growers can combine more easily and with less clogging.
Always read and follow label directions. Reglone® is a registered trademark of a Syngenta Group Company. Heat® is a registered trademark of BASF. InVigor is a registered trade-mark of BASF TruFlex and DEKALB are trademarks of Bayer Group, Monsanto Canada ULC licensee