Tree Damage From Crop Spraying

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I got the impression from the inspector that the farmers possibly were sold the ester, maybe not aware it was an ester and different from what they had been using, because of a possible shortage of the regular stuff.
Idk.
On the bright side, business will be booming for all the local nurserymen should everything die off as a result of the farmers spraying. :nofunny:
Inspector? You mean diverse government employee….

you’ve never farmed a square foot in your life, have you?
 
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Inspector? You mean diverse government employee….

you’ve never farmed a square foot in your life, have you?
I wonder if they have county weed inspectors in the OP's region. Do they have them in your area ?. I think we are supposed to have one here but the last one I knew of was the farmer with the worst thistles in the county.
 

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I wonder if they have county weed inspectors in the OP's region. Do they have them in your area ?. I think we are supposed to have one here but the last one I knew of was the farmer with the worst thistles in the county.
No, we don’t have weed inspectors in these parts, we frown upon big government…besides, there’s no donut shops or strip clubs here for them…lol
 

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I can think of LOTS of herbicides that wipe out cockle-burs. I haven't checked the labels yet, but I'll bet Flumetsulam and Metribuzin will also wipe out TNT's rose bushes. That was my original statement, you know.
My experience is geared toward large application like in farming, timber and forest restoration. There is a way to use chemicals close to non-target plants, you use a wiping techniques and apply the herbicide to green leaves and stems with a sponge, paintbrush or wick/rag. You can use this full strength or cut it some to apply.
 

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I wonder if they have county weed inspectors in the OP's region. Do they have them in your area ?. I think we are supposed to have one here but the last one I knew of was the farmer with the worst thistles in the county.
We have plant pathologists here. Most from Penn state university. I actually used one this past winter. I had taken pics of a weed that suddenly popped up in my turnip patch. I sent her pics of it and a week or so later found out is was something that grows predominantly in Illinois. I believe it came with the turnip seeds. I hit it with roundup and it took care of it. I didn't need another weed here. I have enough of my own.
 

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I got the impression from the inspector that the farmers possibly were sold the ester, maybe not aware it was an ester and different from what they had been using, because of a possible shortage of the regular stuff.

I would hope that any licensed and responsible person doing herbicide application on a large scale would know what they are spraying. You can't apply according to the manufacturers directions if you don't know what you are using.
 

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... There is a way to use chemicals close to non-target plants, you use a wiping techniques and apply the herbicide to green leaves and stems with a sponge, paintbrush or wick/rag. You can use this full strength or cut it some to apply.

This works best:
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Of coarse, this technique is only effective with foliar absorbed herbicides. Doesn't work worth a damn on wettable powders.
 

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We have plant pathologists here. Most from Penn state university. I actually used one this past winter. I had taken pics of a weed that suddenly popped up in my turnip patch. I sent her pics of it and a week or so later found out is was something that grows predominantly in Illinois. I believe it came with the turnip seeds. I hit it with roundup and it took care of it. I didn't need another weed here. I have enough of my own.
One of my degrees is from the State Penn….Happy Valley….
 
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Well I ask again When was this published? Oh yes in March based on 2021. Today is May 21, 2022
Yes... and right there IN THE FIRST PARAGRAPH IT SAYS:
Heading into the 2022 growing season, farmers are faced with a host of worrisome challenges for weed control options. Shortages of herbicide products – and record high prices for what is available – plus the ever-present prospect of off-target dicamba movement

Didn't read it, did you?
 
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We have plant pathologists here. Most from Penn state university. I actually used one this past winter. I had taken pics of a weed that suddenly popped up in my turnip patch. I sent her pics of it and a week or so later found out is was something that grows predominantly in Illinois. I believe it came with the turnip seeds. I hit it with roundup and it took care of it. I didn't need another weed here. I have enough of my own.
Just another example of more bad stuff we export out of Illinois:). That is what we are good at, spreading chit.
 
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Inspector? You mean diverse government employee….

you’ve never farmed a square foot in your life, have you?
So, in reality it doesn't matter what the DoA inspector said, you wouldn't believe it because he works for a government agency.
Got it.
I'm not a big fan of government agencies either, I'm just telling y'all what he told me.
I'm not a crop farmer and don't pretend to be one - even on the internet. :rolleyes:
 
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Yes... and right there IN THE FIRST PARAGRAPH IT SAYS:
Heading into the 2022 growing season, farmers are faced with a host of worrisome challenges for weed control options. Shortages of herbicide products – and record high prices for what is available – plus the ever-present prospect of off-target dicamba movement

Didn't read it, did you?
So you posted an article that you DID NOT READ as proof of mis-information you are trying to pass as fact. Wow you are going to be a great witness if anything goes to court.
 
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Since you like to read online here is some
https://www.ruralking.com/catalog/product/view/id/22686 Looks like some in middle TN but now according to you I am a liar

It is IN STOCK in
Crossville TN
Maryville TN
Sweetwater TN
Knoxville TN
Glasgow KY
You're posts are starting to remind me of something... oh yeah..."I know you are but what am I?"
I never said you were a liar.
Just telling what the inspector told me. Take it up with him if you don't believe me.
 
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You're posts are starting to remind me of something... oh yeah..."I know you are but what am I?"
I never said you were a liar.
Just telling what the inspector told me. Take it up with him if you don't believe me.
So you are posting information as fact that you were TOLD but you have not verified? I post ACTUAL real life proof and you call me a liar? WOW
 
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