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Newsletter: 221sep2014.pdf:
  ...ith either 0.2% Li700 or 0.05% Citric Acid or other acidifying products (eg Quatrabuff), and add 1% AMS (1kg ammonium sulphate per 100L water). The maximum label rate of 4.1L/ha shows you that residue... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 221sep2014.pdf:
  ...dose of sulfosulfuron (eg 750g/kg in Monza). A high dose is 50g/ha + 1% Uptake (or similar) + 1-2% AMS. It is not registered, will cause residual problems to next years crop if it is susceptible, and... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 220aug2014.pdf:
  ...flag-1 on barley), they can be controlled cheaply with brews like 1-2L/ha 2,4-D Amine (500g/L) + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700, or the best new mix at the moment which is 600ml-1L Precept (25g/L pyrasulfotole + 125g/L MCPA LVE) + 100g metribuzin (750g/kg) + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter. In most cases, 600ml Precept with metribuzin will be enough. It kills most broadl...
  ...your wheat or barley crops, use either 200ml Axial (100g/L pinoxaden) + 0.5% Adigor or Uptake + 1% AMS, or 350-400g Achieve (400g/kg tralkoxydim) + 0.75% Supercharge + 1% AMS, or for wheat only use 80ml Topik (240g/L clodinafop) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. Crop-top at every opportunity. Glyphosate on barley may not be registered yet in your area for... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 219jul2014.pdf:
  ...PA, go and spray a section immediately with 100ml Transform (240g/L sulfoxaflor) + 0.1% wetter + 1% AMS. If you soon see some new normal looking leaves appearing, then your crop has a chance of making... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 218jun2014.pdf:
  ...ollowing. In a pulse crop, use 100g Factor (butroxydim) + 500ml Clethodim (240g/L) + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. It is not registered yet in Australia, but you can safely add 1-2kg of propyzamide (500g/ kg) t...
  ...diately with the following. 1)300ml Axial (100g/L pinoxaden) + 0.5% Adigor (or Uptake is fine) + 1% AMS. 2)1L Hoegrass (500g/L diclofop) + 0.2% wetter + 1% AMS. 3)500g Achieve (400g/kg tralkoxydim) + 0.75% Supercharge (or Adigor or 1% Uptake) + 1% AMS. 4)750mL Hoegrass (500g/L) + 400g Achieve + 0.75% Supercharge + 1% AMS. If you see any of these brews working (>90% control), go and spray it across the rest of the... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 218jun2014.pdf:
  ...x (25g/L diflufenican + 250g/ L MCPA LVE) + 25-40ml Brodal (500g/L diflufenican) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. If you use the highest rate of Brodal, you will get more crop effect but it will grow out of it... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 218jun2014.pdf:
  ...eat, the cheapest and stronger option is to use 75-100ml Flame (240g/L imazapic) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. If you have normal barley and need to control bromegrass post-emergent (and self-sown wheat), y...
  ...t my suggested strategy is to first use 400-500ml of Tilt (250g/L propiconazole) + 0.2% wetter + 1% AMS. It can be mixed with most things you would want to spray on 3-5 leaf barley crops. Then from late tillering on, 150ml Prosaro + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS becomes more the product of choice. Spot type/form net blotch is a wet and warm season disease.... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 217may2014.pdf:
  ...Use safe spray oils on canola and peas. Use AMS with all sprays. Eastern states, check for aphids in pulse and canola crops. Dont resow canola u... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 217may2014.pdf:
  ...e cheaper options if you can still use them. eg. 300ml bromoxynil + 300ml Tigrex + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. Or 300ml Tigrex + 3g Logran + 3g Glean + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. Canola blackleg groups updated The canola variety blackleg resistance groups have been updated...
  ...Precept (150g/L - 125g/L MCPA + 25g/L pyroxasulfone) + 100g metribuzin (750g/kg) + 0.1% wetter + 1% AMS. The Precept and Velocity herbicides should not be used exclusively because weeds will Table 3 2... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 216apr2014.pdf:
  ...Sow Imi tolerant crops after high rates of Imi herbicides were used last year. Always use Li700 and AMS with glyphosate brews. Potassium must be on before the crop is four weeks old. Season outlook -... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 215mar2014.pdf:
  ...oung crop, spray 400ml Precept (25g/L pyrasulfotole + 125g/L MCPA) + 50g metribuzin (750g/ kg) + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter. For large radish in a cereal crop, 600ml Precept + 100g metribuzin + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter will kill it faster than 2L of SpraySeed. It is very impressive. It can be sprayed... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 215mar2014.pdf:
  ...nd then at the 2-leaf stage, spray 1-2L glyphosate + 1kg propyzamide (500gai/ ha) + 0.1% Li700 + 1% AMS + Lontrel if needed. Then at the 4-5 leaf stage, spray another 1-2L glyphosate + 500ml clethodim if needed + 0.1% Li700 + 1% AMS. If registrations allow of course :-). 2)Check the updated canola blackleg guide that contains t...
  ....1% wetter. At the 5-6 leaf stage, spray 600ml Precept (150EC) + 100g metribuzin + 0.1% wetter + 1% AMS. Southern region: At the 3-leaf stage, spray 500ml Tigrex (or make your own) + 3g Glean + 3g Logran + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. If you do not want SUs, leave those out as they are only there to give extra chemistry on the r...
  ...f you want more residual control. At the 5-6 leaf stage, spray 600ml Precept + 100g metribuzin + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter. Try not to spray this one if frost is likely in the days before or after spraying... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 215mar2014.pdf:
  ...own barley. It needs an oil and ammonium sulphate to make it work fully. I recommend 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. The ammonium sulphate (AMS) helps a lot. However, the competition is that using the Imi herbicides are cheaper and stronger... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 214feb2014.pdf:
  ...e 1-2 leaf stage, spray 1+L Roundup + 1kg propyzamide + 1kg Terbyne + 1kg Atrazine + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. Follow up with the 2nd glyphosate spray at the 4-5 leaf stage. TT canola: Similar to the RT opt...
  ...actical. At the 1-2 leaf stage, spray 1kg propyzamide + 1kg Terbyne + 1kg Atrazine + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. CL canola: Pre-sowing, spray 1+kg propyzamide. At the 2-3 leaf stage, spray 80-100ml 240g/L ima...
  ...ml Imazapyr (depending on what you are sowing next year), plus Lontrel + clethodim + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. It appears the new CL varieties are still not tolerant to post-em applications of propyzamide,...
  ...or on all your pulse crops and the brew I suggest is 100g Factor + 500ml Clethodim + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. Though butroxydim is a DIM like clethodim, there is a nice synergism mixing both together. Be a... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 213dec2013.pdf:
  ...will encourage the sheep or cattle to target them. A low rate is 500ml/ha 2,4-D Amine (500g/L) + 1% AMS + 0.2% Li700. Rotational grazing should still continue through the summer as much as possible. A... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 212nov2013.pdf:
  ...ve germinated, your first spray still needs to be a blanket one with glyphosate, perhaps 2L/ha + 1% AMS + 0.2% Li700. The cheapest follow up with the detector boom is 7-10 days later with 2L Paraquat...
  ...n a bad summer weed situation, 1.5-2L glyphosate (450g/L) + 7g Ally + 300-500ml 2,4-D ester 80 + 1% AMS + 0.2% Li700 will do a lot of early killing, and then if there are fleabane and other hard to ki... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 212nov2013.pdf:
  ...ke the following two options. 1)2L glyphosate + 7g Ally + 750ml-1L 2,4-D ester 80 + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. 2)2L glyphosate + 100ml Garlon + 1.5L 2,4-D Amine (700g/L) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS + 0.2% Li700. The second brew is one option when you do not want to use an SU and cannot use or... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 210sep2013.pdf:
  ...diseases. If there is not much disease in the crop at the moment, 150ml Prosaro + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS will be sufficient. If some disease is already there, you will need 200-250ml rates. The best ti...
  ...y. If you cant get Prosaro for STNB, use 400-500ml of 250g/L propiconazole products (add wetter and AMS), or Cogito, but it is only the propiconazole component that is going to give significant contro...
  ...if you can help it. 6) Affirm registration and 14day WHP is now approved for DBM in canola. 7) Williams oat variety now miles ahead in yield. It is the best oat variety ever. Top photo: Wheat stem rus... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 210sep2013.pdf:
  ...00ml Precept (25g/L pyrasulfotole + 125g/L MCPA LVE) + 100g metribuzin (750g/kg) + 0.1% wetter + 1% AMS. Do not use this around flowering of any cereal, but it appears to be agronomically OK to use it...
  ...f 250g/L paraquat + 0.2% wetter is usually adequate, or 1-2L of 450g/L glyphosate + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. I Never give weeds a chance to set seed.... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 210sep2013.pdf:
  ...ave had a hail storm go through. It is best controlled with 150-200ml of Prosaro + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS, if registrations allow where you live. It wont be worth spraying though if the seed has started... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 210sep2013.pdf:
  ...presented with a well thought out and signed plaque in commemoration of their one millionth bag of AMS thanks to the recommendations in these newsletters. Well, maybe after a few beers and the closest empty bag, but hey it is the thought that counts right ? Yes, AMS (ammonium sulphate) does make a significant improvement to just about everything we spray. This... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 209aug2013.pdf:
  ...a devastating disease. Prosaro is the best fungicide to control it. 150-200ml/ha + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS is enough as long as the disease has not started to explode. If it has, you are in an urgent sal... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 208jul2013.pdf:
  ...ry year to someone), or is suffering from Monza residues. Always add 1% of Uptake or similar and 1% AMS makes a big improvement in control. The next best option is Atlantis (30g/L mesosulfuron) - labe... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 208jul2013.pdf:
  ...t blotch on barley, Prosaro fungicide is the best one and usually only 150ml/ha with Uptake oil and AMS will be sufficient. This will also control every other cereal disease. very tolerant to Atrazine... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 208jul2013.pdf:
  ...irst :-). Your best option is 150ml Prosaro + 600ml Prosper (500g/L spiroxamine) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. Prosper is a different fungicide group and is very strong on mildew. It is not cheap but it is... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 207jun2013.pdf:
  ...ffered sclerotinia in all average or wetter Springs, then spraying 400ml Prosaro + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS at the 20% flowering stage of canola can give you a good yield increase if sclerotinia does deve...
  ...t them this year. If your grass has survived 500ml clethodim (240g/L) + 1% Uptake (or similar) + 1% AMS and in weather conditions you would expect the grass to die, then another spray at a higher rate...
  ...we dont have this year, and that is Factor (250g/kg butroxydim) + 500ml Clethodim + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. Even though both herbicides are DIMS, there is synergy between them and the mix is Mobile 0428... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 207jun2013.pdf:
  ...June 2013 No. 207 Page 5 A common brew is Boxer Gold + Monza + Tigrex + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. It is not registered yet in Australia for this practise, despite tens of thousands of hectares... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 206may2013.pdf:
  ...the following: 100g metribuzin (750g/kg) + 600ml Precept (25g/L pyrasulfotole + 125g MCPA LVE) + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter (first trialled by Andrew Newell in Horsham apparently). If you have access to usi...
  ...s are young where you will be able to use 50-75g metribuzin + 400- 500ml Precept + 0.1% wetter + 1% AMS and still achieve outstanding weed control and this is the brew I would use more often than the...
  ...0ml Tigrex (25g/L diflufenican (DFF) + 250ml MCPA LVE) + 0.5% Uptake (or 1% Hasten or similar) + 1% AMS, or instead of Tigrex add Brodal (500g/L DFF) at 20-50ml. However Mobile 0428 188 479 wsmith@agr... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 206may2013.pdf:
  ...DFF alone. Mixtures are always better in the long run, and the 50g metribuzin + 400ml Precept + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter is not too expensive at a cost of around $8/ha to give an excellent result. Capewe... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 206may2013.pdf:
  ...e 3 good brew would be 4L Roundup + 2kg Atrazine (900g/kg) + 3L Amitrole (250g/L) + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. I encourage those of you who can, to have a HSD in your farming system sooner rather than the l...
  ...g option, which is 150- 200ml chlorpyrifos (500g/L) + 150ml Cypermethrin (200g/L) + 0.1% Li700 + 1% AMS. The downside of chaff carts Ever since I first saw the Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD), that w... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 206may2013.pdf:
  ...ption is to use the Imi herbicides. In a salvage, use 120-150ml of 240g/L Imazapic + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS, or if you are on alkaline soil, 100ml of Imazapic + 30-40ml Imazapyr (250g/ L). Be aware that b...
  ...ate the Imi herbicides. susceptible to it. 75-100ml/ha + 0.5% Uptake (or 1% Hasten or similar) + 1% AMS will kill very large wildoats. However, it is not safe on barley, so on barley use the Axial opt...
  ...wildoat blow-out in wheat or barley is 500g Achieve (400g/kg tralkoxydim) + 0.75% Supercharge + 1% AMS. If you have a barleygrass blow out, off label you could give Sakura (850g/kg pyroxasulfone) a g...
  ...salvage situation, you will need ~35-40g/ha to do a reasonable job, and always with 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. This is now cheap, even at well above the label rate. In barley, if you have a barleygrass blow...
  ...If you have wildoat blowouts in wheat or barley, 200ml Axial (100g/L pinoxaden) + 0.5% Adigor + 1% AMS is a very strong wildoat killer and can agronomically be used past the flag leaf stage, but as a... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 206may2013.pdf:
  ...a grass blowout, try 100g Factor (250g/kg butroxydim) + 500ml of 240g/L clethodim + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS (but no Factor is available in Australia this year). To that or instead of that, use up to 2kg o...
  ...y with 1.4kg Terbyne (750g/kg terbuthylazine) or more with a soft spray oil (eg 1% Uptake) and 1-2% AMS. Terbyne is very hot on radish, capeweeds, thistles and many broadleaf weeds. I have frequently seen it kill large flowering radish, but make sure you have the soft oil AND ammonium sulphate (AMS) with it. If there is a grass blowout and clethodim does not work, you will need to use up to 2k...
  ...ia but you can safely use 1.4kg Terbyne + 2kg Atrazine (900g/kg) + 2kg propyzamide + 1% Uptake + 2% AMS. The Atrazine here is helping out with the broadleaf and grass weed problems. If this brew doesn...
  ...ontrol whatever weeds you are trying to control and add 0.1% Li700 (or citric acid and wetter) + 1% AMS. I have seen very little damage from 1L/ha sprayed around or just after the green bud stage, but... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 206may2013.pdf:
  ...la, only use soft spray oils like 0.5-1% Uptake, or 1% Adigor or Kwickin or Supercharge and with 1% AMS. Snippets 1) Bolting cereals. If you have sown a wheat or barley crop early and it has started b...
  ...ngicides, then adding 600ml of Prosper (500g/L spiroxamine) to 150-200ml Prosaro + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS is your best option. But in future, grow a variety like Grange that is resistant to mildew and i... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 204mar2013.pdf:
  ...ve not tried mixtures propyzamide (500g/kg/L). Then at 1-3 leaf stage, apply the 1.4kg Terbyne + 1% AMS + 1% Uptake. You can add Lontrel but that should only be needed if there are large capeweeds pre...
  ...at the 1-2 true leaf stage of the canola, apply 1kg/L propyzamide (500gai/ha) + 1.4kg Terbyne + 1% AMS + 1% Uptake. 3. Or to give more residual, pre- sowing apply 0.75-1.0 kg/L/ha propyzamide and then at the 2-3 leaf stage of the canola, spray 1.4kg Terbyne + 0.5-0.75kg/L propyzamide + 1% AMS + 1% Uptake. You can spray this mix later than option two because you have applied a good dose o...
  ...OK for some of you, which was 2.2kg Atrazine (900g/kg) applied 1-2 leaf stage with 1% Uptake and 1% AMS. However, it is not as strong on radish, thistles, prickly lettuce, medic and capeweeds as Terby...
  ...apic (eg Flame, Ember) + 100- 200ml Lontrel (300g/L clopyralid) + 250-500ml Clethodim (240g/L) + 1% AMS + 1% Uptake. If on alkaline soil, you can improve the Imi component by adding 5-10gai/ ha of Ima... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 204mar2013.pdf:
  ...glyphosate (450g/ L) + 1.4kg Terbyne (750g/kg terbuthylazine) + 1kg/L propyzamide (500g/kg/L) + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700. Then at the 4- 5 leaf stage, spray another 1-2L glyphosate + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700. 2. Another option is to spray at the 1-2 leaf stage with 1-2L glyphosate (450g/L) + 2.2kg Atrazine (900g/ kg) + 1kg/L propyzamide (500g/kg/ L) + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700. Then at the 4-5 leaf stage, spray another 1 -2L glyphosate + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700. Snippets 1. In WA with our dry Spring and relatively dry summer, I would be sowing...
  ...21-24gai/ha of Imazapic + 100-200ml Lontrel (300g/L clopyralid) + 250-500ml Clethodim (240g/L) + 1% AMS + 1% Uptake. 4. As mentioned in the Feb 2013 newsletter, many paddocks of ryegrass are no longer...
  ...hen at the 1-2 leaf stage, spray 1-2L Roundup (450g/L) + 1.0-1.5L/kg propyzamide (500gai/L/kg) + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700. If there are big weeds already present, the canola will comfortably tolerate 4L/ha...
  ...o large ones that were controlled, then your second spray needs to be 2L or more of glyphosate + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700 + 500ml Clethodim (240g/L) and/or Clopyralid (Lontrel) and/or haloxyfop (Verdict) +...
  ...he first spray, you can cheaply go in with another 1-2L of Roundup for your second and last spray (+AMS & Li700). 4. If allowed, it is wise to use paraquat oil in there to work effectively. 3. Cob... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 203feb2013.pdf:
  ...th clethodim. A typical brew these days is 100g Factor + 500ml clethodim (240g/ L) + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. It is nice to see this work really well on ryegrass that clethodim alone might only do a 50% jo... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 202dec2012.pdf:
  ...re sowing. Edge 900g/kg. 3) Spray summer weeds early, with a detector boom if available. 4) Li700 + AMS should be standard with every glyphosate brew. 5) Have a great relaxing, safe holiday. The next... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 202dec2012.pdf:
  .../kg propyzamide + 1-2L 450g/L glyphosate + 1.4kg Terbyne (750g/ kg terbuthylazine) + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700 (or 0.05- 0.1% citric acid). 3) At the 4-5 leaf stage, spray 1-2L 450g/L glyphosate (probably 2L is wisest) + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700. 4) Croptop or use a sprayline at crop formulations. Some paddocks need a higher ra... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 201nov2012.pdf:
  ...agues if you have these. 3) Spray summer weeds early, with a detector boom if available. 4) Li700 + AMS should be standard with every glyphosate brew. 5) There is hope for frost tolerance. 6) Basta, A... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 201nov2012.pdf:
  ...situations, I would spray first with a glyphosate brew, such as 1-2L/ha of glyphosate (450g/L) + 1% AMS + 0.2% Li700. This is a good time to also add Ally (metsulfuron) if you are on acid soils and th...
  ...fleabane and other hard to control weeds are present. Allow the weeds to brown off and then gai = grams active ingredient. Do not use Cosmos inside a house because it has a pink dye in it !!! The dye... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 201nov2012.pdf:
  ...gested brews when using a detector sprayer. 1) 4-6L/ha Basta (200g/L glufosinate) + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. This works best in warmer conditions, but to achieve the best results, weeds should still not b...
  ...1kg Diuron (900g/kg) + 1-2L 2,4-D Amine (500g/L) (or as 2,4-D ester if allowed) + 0.1% wetter + 1% AMS + a spray oil. This brew is safe in This is the Weed-It detector sprayer. Wandering Jew, a Comme... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 201nov2012.pdf:
  ...2L Roundup (450g/L) + 5- 10g Ally (600g/kg metsulfuron) + 1L/ ha 2,4-D Ester 80% + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. For those of you in the eastern states who have more restrictions on 2,4-D ester, you will have...
  ...g Atrazine (900g/kg) + 1-2L 2,4- D Amine (500g/L) (or as 2,4-D ester if allowed) + 0.1% wetter + 1% AMS + a spray oil. This is safe in front of legumes and TT canola as long as it is two months in fro...
  ...l (300g/L clopyralid) + 1-2L 2,4-D Amine (500g/L) (or as 2,4-D ester if allowed) + 0.1% wetter + 1% AMS (+ a spray oil if reduced drift and evaporation is required). This brew is good for fleabane and... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 201nov2012.pdf:
  ...ng to spray a small percentage of the paddock. Always have 0.2% Li700 in with the glyphosate and 1% AMS (ammonium sulphate) and be liberal with the rates. It might sound ridiculous to spray 5L/ ha for... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 200oct2012.pdf:
  ...October 2012 No. 200 Page 5 MCPA LVE) + 100g metribuzin (750g/ kg) + 1% AMS. Since then we tried it on a few paddocks, with outstanding results. This looks to be an excelle...
  ...l malting variety, however, Grange, Flinders and IGB1101 are higher Above: 600ml Precept 300EC + 1% AMS. It should normally have 1% Hasten or 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS and be at 1L/ha. Below: The above brew but with 100g metribuzin. Two weeks after spraying! Photo... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 199sep2012.pdf:
  ...-70% of the seed has changed colour. A brown spot on the seed counts as a black seed. Use Li700 and AMS in all Roundup sprays. From now and up to sowing next years crop, always use Roundup with 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. As you can see in the photo above, it matters. Citric acid does acidify the water as much as Li...
  ..., but Li700 goes further in being a penetrant at the 0.2% rate and a wetter. The ammonium sulphate (AMS) is vital too for the Roundup performance in stopping antagonism with ions in the water and helping it get into the plant better. Sprayline brews 1) 1.5-2L 450g/L glyphosate + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. To help on broadleaf weeds, add either/or 7g Ally (600g/kg metsulfuron), 0.5-1L The above brews...
  ...hosate (450g/L). The right hand side had 0.1% wetter added. The left hand side had 0.25% Li700 + 1% AMS. Even that wasnt a perfect result (it was windy apparently), but the control is substantially better, which is why Li700 + AMS is standard practice with glyphosate. Photo courtesy of Matt Witney. This newsletter has Copyrig... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 198aug2012.pdf:
  ...ith 150ml Prosaro (210g/L prothioconazole + 210g/L tebuconazole) + 600ml Prosper + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. It will cost you around $34- 36/ha, but it is the best option available if you have a severe pr... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 198aug2012.pdf:
  ...ould be something like 200ml tebuconazole (430g/L) + 150g Azoxystrobin (500g/kg) + 0.2% wetter + 1% AMS, or instead of the tebuconazole, add 150ml Prosaro and swap the wetter for 0.5% Uptake. However,... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 198aug2012.pdf:
  ...ou wont hurt the canola. However, it is not registered in Australia. It works though. Always add 1% AMS and preferably 0.2% Li700 (an acidifier, wetter and penetrant that significantly helps glyphosat... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 198aug2012.pdf:
  ...heapness and increasing glyphosate tolerance of some weeds, the higher rate can be more prudent. 1% AMS and 0.2% Li700 should be standard additions. 4) It is not registered in Australia, but to help d... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 198aug2012.pdf:
  ...g leaf emergence to the ear starting to poke out, you could use 1L Precept 300EC + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS at the highest spray volume you can (100L/ha is good). Yes there is MCPA in there but the rate i...
  ...n get really good coverage, and you will need above label rates, as in 1.5-2L/ ha + a spray oil and AMS. Partial control, if you cannot get good coverage onto the leaves, will at least stunt the radis... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 198aug2012.pdf:
  ...Page 9 0.075% Quatrabuff (never with UAN though) or a spray oil like 0.5% Uptake and always with 1% AMS. Another adjuvant option is 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. On barley with net blotch or spot blotch, or a sucker variety to rusts and/ or mildew, I would use 150ml of Prosaro + 0.5% Uptake (or 1% of Hasten or similar) + 1% AMS. As mentioned at the start of this newsletter, add Prosper if you have resistant mildew in the c... (page: 9)

Newsletter: 197jul2012.pdf:
  ...pt 300EC (50g/L pyrasulfotole + 250g/L MCPA LVE) at 1L/ha + 0.5% Uptake (1% Hasten or similar) + 1% AMS. This rate will annihilate any size brassica weed, and many others, and currently we have no res... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 197jul2012.pdf:
  ...July 2012 No. 197 Page 9 1% Uptake + 1% AMS is enough in most situations. This is the same for most cereal diseases you try to control with... (page: 9)

Newsletter: 196jun2012.pdf:
  ...ause ours does have metolachlor in it, it renders the product too dangerous to use it post-emergent AMS (sometimes + 20-30ml Brodal) because there are frequently bromegrass and wildoats also present t... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 196jun2012.pdf:
  ...ously re the Boxer Gold post-emergent use, it is fine to add Monza with Boxer Gold + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. The AMS (ammonium sulphate) greatly improves the performance of the Monza. You can also add Tigrex or Pr...
  ...e soils, the old OnDuty mix is about right, which is 21gai/ha Imazapic + 7gai/ha Imazapyr (gai is grams of active ingredient). This is also the Midas rate for use on cereals, plus Midas has MCPA LVE.... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 196jun2012.pdf:
  ...you can spray in the one mix Imazapic + Imazapyr + Lontrel + Select/Verdict/Targa + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS + UAN. In cereals, you can spray Imazapic + Imazapyr + Lontrel + radish herbicides like Precept/Tigrex/Velocity + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS + UAN. Do you need to fortify Select? In the days before Select (240g/L clethodim) was off paten...
  ...yr component to 15-20gai/ha (if registered where you are). Always add 1% Uptake oil or similar + 1% AMS. The AMS makes a significant improvement in weed control. If you are on acid soils, I would only use the... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 196jun2012.pdf:
  ...other option or fortify the other options. For example, 100ml Axial + 30ml Topik + 0.5% Adigor + 1% AMS, or 175g Achieve + 30ml Topik + 0.75% Supercharge + 1% AMS, or 750mL Hoegrass (500g/L diclofop) + 30ml Topik + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. Axial though by itself will kill very large wildoats and is a very good option, just expensive....
  ...clodinafop), which also happens to be the strongest. Use 50-70ml/ha + 0.5% Uptake (or similar) + 1% AMS. 50ml Topik currently costs <$4.50/ha, and falling. You can mix some broadleaf herbicides wit...
  ...ine. The next cheapest option is Wildcat/ MadDog (110g/L fenoxaprop). 300- 400ml + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS is the rate you need and 300ml now only costs about $8/ha. Many broadleaf herbicides can be mixe... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 196jun2012.pdf:
  ...lufenican) component is residual and both together control a lot of broadleaf weeds. Adding a few grams of Logran (750g/ kg triasulfuron), such as 3-5g/ha, greatly increases the control of other weeds...
  ...prices, a typical broadleaf brew for use in cereals is 350ml Tigrex + 5g Logran + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. To increase the residual control, add another 20-30ml Brodal (this is only about $1/ha more). I... (page: 10)

Newsletter: 196jun2012.pdf:
  ...OK with most things, and yes on canola. Halve the oil rate (but 0.5% Uptake is fine) and still add AMS. I had a client once make an interesting mistake. I learn a lot from mistakes. The rate was meant to be 250ml Select + 50L UAN + 1% AMS + 1% Uptake. The rate ended up four times that. The canola got a little white on the edges for a...
  ...thout SUs but using Tigrex as the base. 350ml Tigrex + 350ml Bromoxynil (200g/L) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. 350ml Tigrex + 250ml MCPA LVE + 350ml Bromoxynil (200g/L) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. 350ml Tigrex + 350ml MCPA LVE (500g/L) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. 350ml Tigrex + 20ml Brodal + 350ml Bromoxynil + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. If you have radish or other broadleaf weeds resistant to Brodal, MCPA/2,4-D and the SUs, go str...
  ...of application and is a terrific herbicide at a reasonable price. 500ml Precept + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS kills a lot of weeds really well. I would still add 30-50ml Brodal to get residual control on ot...
  ...ook and from a South Australia Ag Dept Fact Sheet #510. In the first table, it lists how many kilograms of pure lime are needed to counteract each kilogram of nitrogen (N) from various types of nitrog... (page: 11)

Newsletter: 195may2012.pdf:
  ...aloxyfop) or Targa (quizalofop) with a high rate of Roundup, plus a safe spray oil like Uptake + 1% AMS (ammonium sulphate). If you see capeweeds, thistles, flatweeds or legumes surviving, you can add... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 195may2012.pdf:
  ...heap and we have widespread tolerance and resistance is 500ml Select + 100g Factor + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. If your grass survives that, you have a problem. So Factor yes in pulse crops, but never in can... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 195may2012.pdf:
  ...g to Terbyne will give a better result. As for Atrazine, Terbyne works better with 1% Uptake and 1% AMS than just using wetter when you want some leaf uptake. Terbyne can be mixed with Select (clethod... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 194apr2012.pdf:
  ...u may also be applying to a certain crop type. Using Hasten and Uptake oils with ammonium sulphate (AMS) has been fine too, and with UAN. I have seen a small effect on lupins of propyzamide with Selec... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 193mar2012.pdf:
  ...then again at the 5-6leaf stage, spray another 300ml Prosaro. Prosaro foliar sprays should have 1% AMS and 0.5% Uptake spray oil added. With the seed dressing option, if you will be a waste because o... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 193mar2012.pdf:
  ...and then at the 1-3 leaf stage of the canola, usually 2-3 leaf stage, spray all the Terbyne with 1% AMS and 1% Uptake (stay away from unknown spray oils that may damage canola). Uptake is the preferre... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 193mar2012.pdf:
  ...Pre-sowing, 1kg/L propyzamide (500g/kg/L). Then at 1-2 leaf stage, spray 1L Roundup (450g/ L) + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700. This is the hardest and most important stage to get right. Try not to wait for mor...
  ...t to large ones that were controlled, then your second spray needs to be 2L or more of Roundup + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700 + Clethodim (Select) and/or Clopyralid (Lontrel) and/or haloxyfop (Verdict) + 1% Up...
  ...LA Pre-sowing, 1kg/L propyzamide (500g/ kg/L). Then at 1-3 leaf stage, apply the 1.4kg Terbyne + 1% AMS + 1% Uptake. You can add Lontrel but that should only be needed if there are large capeweeds pre...
  ...zapic (eg Flame, Ember) + 100-200ml Lontrel (300g/L clopyralid) + 250-500ml Clethodim (240g/L) + 1% AMS + 1% Uptake. If on alkaline soil, you can improve the Imi component by adding 5-10gai/ha of Imaz... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 192feb2012.pdf:
  ...into the plant. Remember all Roundup sprays, especially over summer, should have 0.2% Li700 and 1% AMS added. The longer the mature grain sits out in the field on those thin stalks, the more you risk...
  ...ever it is not as toxic as Lesser Loosestrife. To control it, 2L Roundup (450g/L) + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS is the cheapest and strongest option. Lesser Loosestrife Witch grass... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 191dec2011.pdf:
  ...Some of you in the eastern states have trouble mixing 2,4-D amines with Roundup, ammonium sulphate (AMS) and Li700. The easy way out is use 2,4 -D ester, but of course that is not possible in the eyes...
  ...options for weed control - ie 1-2L Roundup + 250ml-1L 2,4-D ester 80% + 5-7g Ally + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. Add 25-100ml Garlon (600g/L triclopyr) if melons are really thick and large. Add 100ml Ecopar (...
  ...brew too. The other option on fleabane is a high dose of acidified Roundup (eg with 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS) and then 3-7 days later with a high dose of Sprayseed (eg 1.5-2L/ha). Jenabillup comes up trump... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 188sep2011.pdf:
  ...September 2011 No. 188 Page 4 diversity options are excellent. They are badly hamstrung with the lack of herbicides and varieties, but are doing incredibly well despite these huge...
  ...s oil with it like 0.5% Uptake. Roundup brews should always have 1% Ammonium sulphate added (ie 1kg AMS per 100L water). Probably better than any photo I can show you, this one shows why I am so excit... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 187aug2011.pdf:
  ...nazole and then for the last spray near or at flag leaf stage, use 150ml Prosaro (+0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS) if there are hard to kill diseases like stem rust, stripe rust or net blotchs in barley. Rememb...
  ...in most situations and rarely will you ever need 300ml. It needs a spray oil and ammonium sulphate (AMS) to work to the fullest. within the first month of sowing to get the best yield responses. 4) Bo...
  ...ing 50g/L pyrasulfotole + 250g/L MCPA LVE. Late in the season, use 1L/ha + 1% Hasten or Uptake + 1% AMS. You can safely use it on any cereal up to the early boot stage but the label at the moment goes... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 186jul2011.pdf:
  ...e failed, your first foliar fungicide should be 150-300ml Prosaro + 1% Hasten (or 0.5% Uptake) + 1% AMS. 150ml is usually sufficient unless under very high disease pressure. If that fails, you have th...
  ...ed options from best option first are: 1) Legend (250g/L quinoxyfen) at 200ml/ha + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. 2) Prosper (500g/L spiroxamine) at 1.0-1.5L/ha + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. 3) Vivando (500g/L metrafenone) at 150ml/ha + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. 4) Chorus (500g/kg cyprodinil) at 750g-1.0kg/ha + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. Bottom leaves shrivelled at ends with reddish tinge - potassium or phosphate deficiency. If pho... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 186jul2011.pdf:
  ...just started, 150ml/ha + 0.5% Uptake (a highly refined paraffinic oil for those in USA/Canada) + 1% AMS will suffice. It should be rare that you need the 300ml rate as stated on the label. Stubble and... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 185jun2011.pdf:
  ...flower buds down in the centre of the plant (cabbage). Spray 290ml/ha + 0.5% Hasten or Uptake + 1% AMS at that stage. You can add UAN and trace elements to this if required. Then 10-14 days later, sp...
  ...often exceed 7t/ha. In places where the rainfall is less reliable and the soils are clays or clay loams, the strategy has evolved where part of the nitrogen is applied at sowing and one or more doses... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 185jun2011.pdf:
  ...ray if it is beady (droplets are all over the leaves). 4) Use 1kg of spray grade Ammonium Sulphate (AMS) per 100L water with every spray except paraquat/ SpraySeed brews (it does not appear to improve... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 185jun2011.pdf:
  ...g to have crown rot problems in my cereal crop. Spray 300ml Prosaro + 0.5% Uptake or 1% Hasten + 1% AMS twice. The first at the 2-3 leaf stage and the second at the 5-leaf stage. But dont be put off b... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 184may2011.pdf:
  .../ L Imazapic) + 15-25ml Brodal (500g/L diflufenican) + 250-350ml MCPA LVE (500g/L) + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. The AMS (ammonium sulphate) makes a big difference. Alkaline soils - 15-25ml Arsenal (250g/L Imazapyr) + 75ml Flame + 15-25ml Brodal + 250-350ml MCPA LVE + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. Resistant radish scenario - 75-100ml Flame (240g/L Imazapic) + 15-25ml Brodal (500g/L diflufenican) + 0.5L/ ha Precept (50g/L pyrasulfotole + 250g/L MCPA LVE) + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. Velocity might also be able to be used in place of Precept, but I do not know if it is compatib...
  ...300ml Lontrel (300g/L clopyralid) + 250-500ml Select (240g/L Clethodim) + 1% Hasten or Uptake + 1% AMS. Alkaline soils - 75ml Flame + ~25ml Arsenal + 100-300ml Lontrel (300g/L clopyralid) + 250-500ml Select (240g/L Clethodim) + 1% Hasten or Uptake + 1% AMS. The Lontrel is to help control capeweeds, legumes and thistles. Other Imi herbicides like Inter... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 184may2011.pdf:
  ...ereal is 400-500ml Precept + 15-25ml Brodal (500g/L diflufenican) + 0.5% Uptake (or 1% Hasten) + 1% AMS. Dont add Ally (metsulfuron) to this brew because Ally + spray oil = crop damage. If you really...
  ...good to use 15-25ml Brodal + 250- 500ml MCPA LVE + 3-5g Logran (or 20ml Eclipse) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. Do not leave the oil out as it is essential to hot up the Brodal. There are three different che... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 183apr2011.pdf:
  ...be controlled, and it is possible. It is OK to add 750ml-1L Roundup + 250ml Select + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. There can be a little damage to the canola but in my experience so far, the Select is the one t...
  ...mide before sowing. At the 1-2 leaf stage of the canola, spray ~1L Roundup (450g/L glyphosate) + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter (or 0.1% Li700 or 0.05% Citric Acid if alkaline water). You will still need to add...
  ...kill of weeds, then the second Roundup spray would be another 1-1.5L/ha at the 4-5 leaf stage + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter. But if you see patches of grasses that have survived the first spray, then the se... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 183apr2011.pdf:
  ...g. If using Terbyne, I would apply the full 1.4kg/ha at the 1-2 leaf stage of the TT canola with 1% AMS + 1% Uptake (preferable). If using Atrazine and with the propyzamide applied pre-sowing, today I...
  ...to see it best to apply all of the Atrazine (2.2kg or 4L) at the 1-2 leaf stage of the canola + 1% AMS + 1% Uptake. If no propyzamide is used pre-sowing, then often it is good to have one quarter to...
  ...mix of a grass selective like Select (clethodim) + Lontrel (clopyralid) + 1% Hasten or similar + 1% AMS, + UAN if you wanted to. Knockdown spikes When Roundup is around $3.50/L (450g/L glyphosate), ma... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 181feb2011.pdf:
  ...n my experience. Summer weed brew comments With all Roundup brews until sowing, use 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS (ammonium sulphate granules). It makes a significant difference. With Roundup so cheap, and prod...
  ...clopyr) + 500ml-1L 2,4-D amine 500g/L (or 200-400ml 2,4- D ester 80% if allowed) + 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS. This will sweeten all the broadleaf weeds for livestock to chew on, and will control the melons... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 180dec2010.pdf:
  ...ase product and because it is very cheap, use 1.5-2L/ha. But then make sure you add 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. You will find that those two adjuvants/ conditioners are vital and well worth using with every...
  ...r summer sprays. Two example brews with Ecopar are: 1) 1.5-2L glyphosate (450g/L) + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS + 5-10g Ally + 75-100ml Ecopar + 0.5% Hasten (or similar). 2) 1.5-2L glyphosate (450g/L) + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS + 500ml 2,4-D ester 80% + 75-100ml Ecopar + 0.5% Hasten (or similar). I like the results of eith... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 180dec2010.pdf:
  ...r weed control. It must have 1% Hasten or similar oils with it when used post-em on TT canola, + 1% AMS. The AMS (Ammonium Sulphate) has made a noticeable improvement in weed control. In 2010, there was a woef... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 179nov2010.pdf:
  ...210g/L tebuconazole) at 150ml/ha + 1% Hasten (an MSO for those overseas - methylated seed oil) + 1% AMS. Unfortunately it is not registered yet on canola in Australia. All other fungicides have some a... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 178oct2010.pdf:
  ...ccant. So a typical brew could be 2L glyphosate (450g/L) + 100ml Ecopar + 1% Hasten or similar + 1% AMS. However, not all products are registered for this technique in Australia, but the glyphosate is... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 177sep2010.pdf:
  .../L) or 150-200ml Prosaro + 1% Hasten (an MSO with wetter for the USA and Canadian subscribers) + 1% AMS. These products and timing are also the things you need to do for any wheat variety that is at r... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 177sep2010.pdf:
  ...example of a brew is ~1.2L diclofop (500g/L) + 10-30ml Topik (240g/L clodinafop) + 0.2% wetter + 1% AMS, or 1.5L diclofop (500g/L) + 0.2% wetter + 1% AMS. A big dose of Achieve (400g/kg tralkoxydim) is also an option on barley. It is still not that c...
  ...nd is strong on wildoats. The rate I would use on big wildoats is ~400g/ha + 0.75% Supercharge + 1% AMS. It can be applied well into booting (no restrictions on the labels that I could see). Stem rust... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 177sep2010.pdf:
  ...cur is one of the strongest on rusts, but is also good on the other wheat diseases. It helps to use AMS (ammonium sulphate) with fungicides too, and with a high quality spray oil like Hasten, Tribute, Uptake, Adigor etc... But Quatrabuff is also superb with fungicides in place of oils and AMS. Just do not use it with UAN. Label rate of Quatrabuff is 0.075% of volume. Missing out Each yea... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 176aug2010.pdf:
  ...d Fusarium Head Blights on all cereals. You only need ~150ml Prosaro in most cases + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS, and Folicur should be at 150-290ml/ha + 0.5% Hasten (or 0.2% wetter at least) + 1% AMS. Even though Prosaro is a brilliant fungicide and sets the benchmark for disease control in cere... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 176aug2010.pdf:
  ...trung by lack of logical labelling, but if you can, use 2L/ha glyphosate (450g/L) + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. You can add 100ml Ecopar (20g/L pyraflufen) or 15- 25g/ha Logran BP (500g/kg triasulfuron + 200... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 175jul2010.pdf:
  ...ry, you need to use full rates of both. For example, 10g Logran + 1L 2,4-D Amine + 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS. Products like Tigrex (25g/L diflufenican + 250g/L MCPA LVE) are best used on small radish but c... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 175jul2010.pdf:
  ...July 2010 No. 175 Page 3 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS). Spray oil hots up the activity substantially enabling reduced rates over just using wetter. Ho...
  ...le + 250g/L MCPA LVE). This has given excellent control and the full rate of 1L/ha + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS has smoked flowering radish. I generally advise clients to add 5-10g Logran in this situation (c... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 175jul2010.pdf:
  ...ce and have control for two months or more (depends on rate of enough and always add 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. Hasten has been better than other adjuvants in Bayers trials. Generally I would be using Folicu...
  ...iming right. The product to use is tebuconazole (430g/ L) at 290ml/ha + 0.5% Hasten or similar + 1% AMS. The first timing is at the green bud stage, which is what it sounds like - most plants have gre... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 174jun2010.pdf:
  ...ch is when a few plants should have a few yellow flowers visible. Add 0.5% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS to each spray. This fungicide shortens the canola stems, makes it branch a lot more allowing mor... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 174jun2010.pdf:
  ...selectives in cereals (Hoegrass and Achieve) when we were using low rates. Since we have been using AMS (Ammonium Sulphate) in these sprays, I dont remember there ever being a problem. However, sprayi...
  ...furon). The earlier you apply it the better. Use 1% of a spray oil like Hasten or Uptake and add 1% AMS (1kg/100L) for either herbicide. 3) The only way at the moment to remove wheat out of barley is...
  ...with UAN and go spraying. The least scorch comes from spraying on dry leaves. You still need to add AMS. Surprisingly, it still makes a significant difference to many herbicides with UAN. 6) If you ne... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 174jun2010.pdf:
  ...a brew that you could use is Boxer Gold + 25g Monza + 250ml MCPA LVE + 20ml Brodal + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. Radish sprays There are several cheap options to control radish and other broadleaf weeds in ce...
  ...) + 250-500ml MCPA LVE (500g/L) + 3- 5g Logran (750g/kg triasulfuron) + 0.5% Hasten or similar + 1% AMS. Adding 3-5g Glean (750g/kg chlorsulfuron) increases the Wild radish... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 174jun2010.pdf:
  ...Eclipse (metosulam) and MCPA LVE (eg 35ml Eclipse (100g/L metosulam) + 500ml MCPA LVE (500g/L) + 1% AMS + 0.5% Hasten (or similar), however it is a similar price to Conclude until Eclipses price drops...
  ...t will kill larger weeds. 400ml Velocity + 3g Logran + 15-30ml Brodal + 1% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS. Or 500mL Precept 300EC + 3g Logran + 15-30ml Brodal + 1% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS. Hindmarsh barley as malt quality The decision whether or not Hindmarsh barley will be passed as... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 173may2010.pdf:
  ...-20ml Brodal (500g/L diflufenican) + 250- 350ml MCPA LVE + 3g Logran (if needed) + 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS. The adjuvant is for the other chemicals, not Boxer Gold since Boxer is all root uptake. I have...
  ...the Flame or Intervix type chemicals at the 1-2 leaf stage of the canola with 1% Uptake/Hasten + 1% AMS + Select (Clethodim) + Lontrel (clopyralid) if required. They mix and work together fine. 2) If... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 172apr2010.pdf:
  ...(Arsenal) in particular. In RR canola, you will need to use high rates of Roundup (like 2L) with 1% AMS and 0.1% wetter as it is difficult to control with just Roundup, but there are no safe options t... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 172apr2010.pdf:
  ...usually we can effectively halve the rate if we have UAN in the brew. However, do not leave out the AMS. It is still needed as a compatibility agent and usually makes a significant improvement in herb... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 170feb2010.pdf:
  ...is much better. Then at the 1-2 leaf stage of the canola (no later), spray 1L Roundup (450g/L) + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter. If geranium is present, add 25ml Verdict (520g/L haloxyfop) and change the wetter...
  ...brids. Then 2-3 weeks later, which should be at the 4-5 leaf stage, spray another 1-2L Roundup + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter, but if ryegrass happens to be a problem, add 250-500ml Select (240g/L clethodim)... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 170feb2010.pdf:
  ...mide if allowed, and then at the 1-2 leaf stage of the canola, apply 1.4kg Terbyne + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. I have seen it kill dinner plate radish quite easily. The AMS seems to make a big improvement in weed control when it is used post-em. You can of course repla...
  ...-200ml Lontrel (300g/L clopyralid) + 250-500ml Select (240g/L clethodim) + 1% Uptake or Hasten + 1% AMS. Barley out of wheat Going to have barley in your wheat next year? Dont worry, the barley can be... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 170feb2010.pdf:
  ...ntrel (clopyralid) if required for capeweed, thistle and legume control, + 1% Uptake or Hasten + 1% AMS. Kenyan trip update My study tour to Kenya in August is fully booked and all is on track for a w... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 168nov2009.pdf:
  ...ckin, and Tribute. Roundup sprays from now on until the start of winter should have 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS, and another excellent option is 0.075% Quatrabuff + 1% AMS. A reminder not to use Quatrabuff with UAN if the crop has emerged. Quatrabuff is such a good ad... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 168nov2009.pdf:
  ...1-3 leaf canola stage, use Terbyne (terbuthylazine) at 1.4kg/ha or 2.2kg Atrazine + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. Terbyne to me sometimes worked better than Atrazine for the same cost. Clearfield canola: Propy...
  ...spray Lontrel + Imazapic/ Imazapyr type herbicides as required + 250-500ml Select + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. Roundup canola: To me, this must have propyzamide pre-sowing to take the pressure off the Round...
  ...egumes and thistles), and Verdict (haloxyfop) if required for geranium (erodium) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. Then at the 4-5 leaf stage, spray the second dose of Roundup and add 250ml Select + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS if there is ryegrass present. Pulse crops - Propyzamide pre-sowing if possible, and use more Ter... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 167oct2009.pdf:
  ...wo main spray options are 4kg/ha Manganese Sulphate or 500ml/ha Mantrac + 0.2% wetter or Li700 + 1% AMS. If you see manganese deficiency in... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 167oct2009.pdf:
  ...ogran BP or 50-100ml Ecopar (20g/L pyraflufen) or 250-500ml Pyresta + 0.5% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS + 0.2% Li-700 if broadleaf weeds need more oomph. 2. Instead of croptopping lupins, if they are... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 166sep2009.pdf:
  ...stripe rust are bad, go straight to the top rate (290ml/ha of the 430g/L products) + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. It will cost less than $9/ha + adjuvants and application costs. If you see bad Spot Type or Net...
  ...hen I suggest trying Prosaro. It is rare you will need more than the 150ml/ha rate + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. In Bayers trials so far, Hasten is the best performing adjuvant. I would not be using any other... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 166sep2009.pdf:
  ...ng. Try to use glyphosate brews as much as possible. Typical rate is 1L/ha (450g/L glyphosate) + 1% AMS + 0.2% Li700. You can add Ally (metsulfuron) to help out on a few difficult weeds if need be. 2....
  ...ing a twin- set of forward and rear facing nozzles are best. Use 150-200ml Folicur + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS, or 150ml Prosaro + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. 6. To stop stripe rust in the florets (see photo below), you need to spray the wheat heads befo... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 166sep2009.pdf:
  ...ption from my reading is to try high rates of Folicur or Prosaro. Eg 290ml Folicur + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS, or 300ml Prosaro 300EC + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. These should have more chance of an economic response on your lupin, bean or pea crops, but can... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 165aug2009.pdf:
  ..., Tribute, Adigor, Supercharge etc... 0.5-1.0% of volume of these oils are good, and I would add 1% AMS. But there is another probably as good or better option that is softer on the crop and still makes fungicides more rainfast. Use 0.075% Quatrabuff (75ml/100L) + 1-2% AMS (1-2kg/ 100L spray grade ammonium sulphate crystals) with the fungicide. Use 2% AMS if conditions are where you are wanting to spray but rain is perhaps only 30 minutes way. So if...
  ...e 150ml Folicur (430g/L tebuconazole) and rain is threatening, you could add 0.075% Quatrabuff + 2% AMS, and of course increase the fungicide rate to 200ml/ha or more. That should get the equivalent o... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 165aug2009.pdf:
  ...aro is even better. My suggestion is to use Folicur on wheat first (150-250ml/ha + 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS), and then if high yield potential and continuing high disease pressure, use either Folicur again, or 150ml Prosaro + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. Prosaro is the best fungicide we have access to in Australia for all cereal leaf diseases. It i...
  ...with on barley for Spot Type Net Blotch on barley. But if you cant get any, use 300-400ml Tilt + 1% AMS + 0.2% wetter. Spray oils like Hasten do speed up disease control with Tilt but it will give a l... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 164jul200r.pdf:
  ...reduce the spray oil component when UAN is in a broadleaf herbicide mix, but I am not definite the AMS rate can be reduced. AMS is so cheap and so effective in so many cases that I would not reduce it. I would also not reduc...
  ...needs a high rate, like Select. So for example, if you were spraying 500ml Select + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS on a canola crop and then decided to add UAN, I would change nothing. But if I were spraying 3g Eclipse + 20ml Brodal + 400ml MCPA LVE + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS on cereals, and then wanted to add UAN, I would reduce the Hasten to 0.5% but keep the AMS at 1%. The same principle goes for herbicides like Logran and oil, Precept, Velocity etc... If y...
  ...mix all those three products together but I would decrease the oil to 0.3-0.5% Hasten and keep the AMS at 1% and increase the Logran or Eclipse rate by about a gram for Eclipse, and 2- 3g for the Log... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 164jul2009.pdf:
  ...reduce the spray oil component when UAN is in a broadleaf herbicide mix, but I am not definite the AMS rate can be reduced. AMS is so cheap and so effective in so many cases that I would not reduce it. I would also not reduc...
  ...needs a high rate, like Select. So for example, if you were spraying 500ml Select + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS on a canola crop and then decided to add UAN, I would change nothing. But if I were spraying 3g Eclipse + 20ml Brodal + 400ml MCPA LVE + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS on cereals, and then wanted to add UAN, I would reduce the Hasten to 0.5% but keep the AMS at 1%. The same principle goes for herbicides like Logran and oil, Precept, Velocity etc... If y...
  ...mix all those three products together but I would decrease the oil to 0.3-0.5% Hasten and keep the AMS at 1% and increase the Logran or Eclipse rate by about a gram for Eclipse, and 2- 3g for the Log... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 164jul2009.pdf:
  ...ey. If you get the spray on before diseases are bad, 150ml/ha Prosaro + 1% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS is all you will need, but the label rate says up to 300ml/ha. However, in all the trial work I h...
  ...re per hectare. 1) 2kg Diuron (900g/kg) + 3kg Atrazine (900g/kg) + 20g Ally (600g metsulfuron) + 1% AMS + 1% Hasten (or similar) 2) 2kg Diuron (900g/kg) + 2kg Atrazine (900g/kg) + 200ml Arsenal (250g/L Imazapyr) + 1% AMS + 1% Hasten (or similar). 3) 2-3L Basta + 1kg Diuron + 1kg Atrazine + 10g Ally + 1% AMS + 1% Hasten. There is another safe option too with using Roundup, but it involves another pass a...
  ...arms fence lines and firebreaks. The double knock technique! For example, 2L Roundup + 5g Ally + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700. Then 7-10 days later, spray with 1.5-2.0L SpraySeed + 1kg Diuron + 1kg Atrazine +... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 164jul200r.pdf:
  ...ey. If you get the spray on before diseases are bad, 150ml/ha Prosaro + 1% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS is all you will need, but the label rate says up to 300ml/ha. However, in all the trial work I h...
  ...re per hectare. 1) 2kg Diuron (900g/kg) + 3kg Atrazine (900g/kg) + 20g Ally (600g metsulfuron) + 1% AMS + 1% Hasten (or similar) 2) 2kg Diuron (900g/kg) + 2kg Atrazine (900g/kg) + 200ml Arsenal (250g/L Imazapyr) + 1% AMS + 1% Hasten (or similar). 3) 2-3L Basta + 1kg Diuron + 1kg Atrazine + 10g Ally + 1% AMS + 1% Hasten. There is another safe option too with using Roundup, but it involves another pass a...
  ...arms fence lines and firebreaks. The double knock technique! For example, 2L Roundup + 5g Ally + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700. Then 7-10 days later, spray with 1.5-2.0L SpraySeed + 1kg Diuron + 1kg Atrazine +... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 164jul2009.pdf:
  ...you can use the salvage option of 1kg or more of Edge type products + 500ml Select + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS, but be aware of some things, besides propyzamide not being registered for some of you. Propyzam... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 164jul200r.pdf:
  ...you can use the salvage option of 1kg or more of Edge type products + 500ml Select + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS, but be aware of some things, besides propyzamide not being registered for some of you. Propyzam... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 163jun2009.pdf:
  ...to stop you adding 150-300ml Select (240g/L clethodim) to the Roundup + 1% Hasten or similar, + 1% AMS. Select this year is around $20/L or less, so is very cheap. You can also add Lontrel (clopyrali...
  ...50ml Select (240g/L Clethodim) + 50-150ml Lontrel (300g/L clopyralid) + 1% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS. This is a much wiser option than just using Roundup, which is currently what Monsanto say you m... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 163jun2009.pdf:
  ...and much quicker. Brews like 3-5g Eclipse + 15-50ml Brodal + 250-500ml MCPA LVE + 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS are good on small to medium size capeweeds in any cereal, but this one is not strong enough on b...
  ...control big transplanted capeweeds, I would use 500ml Velocity + 150-200ml Lontrel + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. Other options in cereals are: 1. 100ml Torpedo + 120-150ml Lontrel - Torpedo is not registered... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 163jun2009.pdf:
  ...il, that paddock could go to Clearfield wheat next year. These Imi herbicides should always have 1% AMS and 1% Hasten (or similar) with them. In cereal crops, there are many options. Cheapest to contr...
  ...if sown there next year. Using 2L Precept (25g/L pyrasulfotole + 125g/L MCPA LVE) + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS is an excellent option and will kill SU and Brodal resistant radish easily. That product would b... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 163jun2009.pdf:
  ..., Flame, OnDuty, Intervix etc... + Select + Lontrel all together, but add 1% Hasten or similar + 1% AMS. The AMS is very beneficial. 7) On TT canola, you can add Atrazine + Select + Lontrel all together, but add 1% Uptake (preferably but Hasten types are fine) + 1% AMS. The AMS is important so dont leave it out. 8) Should AMS be added with everything? The more we try, the more we see benefits and no disadvantages. Defini...
  ...I am still not sure with insecticides but it wouldnt hurt, and I havent seen, read or tried enough AMS with products like Ecopar, Affinity, Sprayseed or Gramoxone to know if it helps. 9) The 2008 new... (page: 9)

Newsletter: 162may2009.pdf:
  ...ay. So if you are using alkaline water, acidify it first with 0.1-0.2% Li700 and then add either 1% AMS (ammonium sulphate crystals - 1kg/100L water), or ~1kg/ha Urea dissolved in the water, or with U... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 162may2009.pdf:
  ...l. Atlantis is stronger than Monza at controlling larger brome post- emergent. Make sure you use 1% AMS and 1% Hasten with these. Monza and Atlantis have some activity on weeds like radish and wildoat... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 162may2009.pdf:
  ...groups, one possible brew is 400ml Velocity + 3g Logran + 20ml Brodal + 1% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS. You will find this a very potent broadleaf herbicide with great safety on the crop. I see one b... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 162may2009.pdf:
  ...ve some residual control. 400ml Velocity + 3g Logran + 15-20ml Brodal + 1% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS. Or 1L Precept + 3g Logran + 15-20ml Brodal + 1% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS. Do not leave the oil adjuvant out. I keep hearing of many agronomists in the eastern states say... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 161apr200r.pdf:
  ...then after emergence, you can spray products like Raptor (Imazamox) + high quality spray oils + 1% AMS, and yes it can also be mixed with grass selective herbicides if you wish. Peola works better wi...
  ...roducts always go in the spray tank water before any other products. Water conditioners are Li-700, AMS (ammonium sulphate) and acidification products like citric acid. 2) Roundup, grass selectives (including Monza, Hussar and Atlantis), and Imidazolinone herbicide sprays should always have 1% AMS in the spray solution. ie 1kg per 100L water. 3) You can normally use any cheap and nasty spray... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 161apr2009.pdf:
  ...then after emergence, you can spray products like Raptor (Imazamox) + high quality spray oils + 1% AMS, and yes it can also be mixed with grass selective herbicides if you wish. Peola works better wi...
  ...roducts always go in the spray tank water before any other products. Water conditioners are Li-700, AMS (ammonium sulphate) and acidification products like citric acid. 2) Roundup, grass selectives (including Monza, Hussar and Atlantis), and Imidazolinone herbicide sprays should always have 1% AMS in the spray solution. ie 1kg per 100L water. 3) You can normally use any cheap and nasty spray... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 161apr200r.pdf:
  ...being difficult to kill with Roundup before sowing. Use Li700 at 0.2% of volume (2L in 1,000L) + 1% AMS granules (10kg in 1,000L) + 0.1-0.2% Wetter-TX (same as Silver-Wet). Use Li700 at 0.2% of volume + 1% AMS granules + 0.04% Pulse (same as Pene-Wet - 400mls in 1,000L). Pulse and Wetter-TX are superior w... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 161apr2009.pdf:
  ...being difficult to kill with Roundup before sowing. Use Li700 at 0.2% of volume (2L in 1,000L) + 1% AMS granules (10kg in 1,000L) + 0.1-0.2% Wetter-TX (same as Silver-Wet). Use Li700 at 0.2% of volume + 1% AMS granules + 0.04% Pulse (same as Pene-Wet - 400mls in 1,000L). Pulse and Wetter-TX are superior w... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 160mar2009.pdf:
  ...the easiest solution is spray the Roundup with 25ml Verdict (520g/ L haloxyfop) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. This is also where 50ml Lontrel (300g/ L clopyralid) can also be added to assist control of clo... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 160mar2009.pdf:
  ...u want browned out. An example is Roundup + 50ml Ecopar + 10g Logran BP + 1% oil + 0.1% wetter + 1% AMS. Visor/Pledge (500g/kg flumioxazin) is an awesome product as well and will soon, hopefully, be a... (page: 9)

Newsletter: 159feb2009.pdf:
  ...ntrol nearly all sizes of radish. With all these Imi herbicide brews, use 1% Hasten or similar + 1% AMS and they can be mixed with Select (Clethodim) and Lontrel (clopyralid). FYI I saw this wonderful... (page: 10)

Newsletter: 158dec2008.pdf:
  ...se 1% of volume of any mineral spray oil + 0.1% wetter. When using glyphosate, I would still add 1% AMS (ammonium sulphate spray-grade granules) in all situations. Pyresta is very strong on nearly all...
  ...+ 50ml Ecopar + 250ml 2,4-D ester 80% + 1% spray oil (or 0.5% Hasten or similar) + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. Options for detect-a-sprays If your boom uses technology like the Weedseeker (www.ntechindustri... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 158dec2008.pdf:
  ...es. Other options are of course just using a very high rate of glyphosate loaded up with Li-700 and AMS, but you can also add products like 200ml/ha Arsenal (250g/L Imazapyr) to the Roundup or even th...
  ...cidifier, it also becomes a penetrant helping the chemical get into the plant faster. Always use 1% AMS with all Glyphosate brews. The AMS and Li700 go into the spray tank first before any other chemicals are added. And of course try t...
  ...impossible. If weeds are young and not stressed, use 2-3L/ha glyphosate (450g/L) + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. If weeds are very stressed and old, a technique I have seen be very effective and it also works...
  ...(600g/kg metsulfuron) on small plants works really well. eg 1L Roundup + 5g Glean + 5-7g Ally + 1% AMS + 0.2% Li700. 2,4-D ester with that brew, or instead of the SUs in an option too, but a new option is this: 1-2L Roundup + 250-500ml Pyresta + 0.2% Li700 + 1% spray oil + 1% AMS. When Kixor/Sharpen (saflufenacil) is Fleabane seedlings. Windmill grass... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 158dec2008.pdf:
  ...on the label. On tough old fleabane, the best solution I would use is 2L Roundup + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS and then 4-7 days later, spray with 1-2L Sprayseed + 0.5% Hasten (or similar). If they are 1m hi...
  ...ron) + 100ml Ecopar (20g/L pyraflufen) + 1.0- 1.5L 2,4-D ester 80% + 1% spray oil + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. Adding 10- 20g Glean (750g/kg chlorsulfuron) also helps on fresh fleabane but you may not want...
  .... No legumes. Straight after harvest, spray with Roundup + 10-20g Glean + 5g Ally + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. Can add 2,4-D if required. On fence lines, spray with 100- 200ml Arsenal (Imazapyr) to give lon... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 158dec2008.pdf:
  ...ntrol most weeds. A typical brew is 750ml-1.5L Roundup + 3-7g Ally + 250-500ml 2,4-D ester 80% + 1% AMS + 0.2% Li700 + 1% spray oil. If you do not want to use the Ally, an SU, and have mainly broadlea... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 156oct2008.pdf:
  ...nes that I have monitored or have heard about. A typical brew is 750ml-1L/ha 450g/L glyphosate + 1% AMS + 0.1% Li700 (as the wetter and acidifier). When brassica weeds or other broadleaf weeds are pre... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 153jul2008.pdf:
  ...ly 2008 No. 153 Page 2 products Li-700 (~350g/L each of soyal phospholipids and propionic acid) and AMS (ammonium sulphate) in sprays. The bottom line is this. I have never experienced, or read, where adding AMS will cause a yield loss problem, except that it will improve the performance of most herbicides,...
  ...ter to be acidic for best results. Below is a summary table of the two products and their features. AMS can have some penetrant properties in that it helps a chemical get into the leaf better, especia...
  ...l main herbicides, insecticides and fungicides and whether or not it is beneficial to add Li-700 or AMS to the brew. With Li-700, the only situation I would not add Li-700 is with brews that specifica...
  ...has been giving useful control. Not 100%, but very useful levels of control. 1% ammonium sulphate (AMS - ie 1kg/ha per 100L water) makes a significant improvement to the levels of control in many pad...
  ...e (eg Edge 500g/kg). Mixing up to 2kg/ha Edge with up to 1L Select, plus 1% Hasten or similar, + 1% AMS, has been controlling large ryegrass in TT canola crops. Some have also added UAN to the brew wi...
  ...roblems. I would not try the Edge on Clearfield canola varieties because many of the Feature Li-700 AMS As a wetter Yes No As a penetrant Yes (at higher rates) Yes in some cases Reduces hard water problems No Yes Acidifies water Yes Slightly Reduces spray drift Yes No Pesticide Li-700 AMS Glyphosate Yes Yes Sprayseed / Gramoxone No unless no other wetter used No Grass selectives (eg... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 152jun2008.pdf:
  ...up until flag leaf emergence, rates of 1-2L/ha were safe and effective. Just add 0.1% wetter and 1% AMS (granules, if you can get any). By the way, use MCPA LVE (500g/L) at same rate on oats, not 2,4-...
  ...ap and was very effective. An example of this brew is 7g Logran + 1L 2,4-D Amine + 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS. For those who were concerned about Logran carrying over into next years crop, the other option...
  ...ed to be around the 2L/ha rate. This is not cheap at around $26/ha plus 1% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS. It works though and if you have problem radish, or other brassica weeds, this is a very good op...
  ...ill seeing much higher yielding, good grain quality varieties being thrown out of the breeding programs all for sake of a below par level of rust resistance.... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 152jun2008.pdf:
  ...tions. Atlantis or Crusader. Atlantiss (30g/L mesosulfuron) label rate is 330ml/ha + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. The AMS makes a big improvement in control from my observations. Even on large tillered bromegrass, Atla... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 152jun2008.pdf:
  ...is to spray with 50-75ml/ha Verdict (520g/L haloxyfop) + 500ml MCPA LVE (500g/L) + 0.5% Uptake + 1% AMS. You can also add some Simazine if you wanted to reduce silvergrass (Vulpia) as well. eg. 0.4kg... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 152jun2008.pdf:
  ...ven better for the slugs. Snippets: 1) If you cant find any spray grade granular Ammonium Sulphate (AMS) for spraying, there are liquid versions around that would be fine to use. Of course they cost m...
  ...water already in them, but it is better than nothing. Rate is 2% of spray volume when using liquid AMS. If you have some UAN in the spray as well, you can reduce the rate of AMS by half if you need to spread its use further. 2) Once again this year, most phone calls with ea... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 151may2008.pdf:
  ...dicines Authority (APVMA) have sent out a circular about the unauthorised use of ammonium sulphate (AMS) as a spray adjuvant. They are threatening $33,000 fines for anyone using it illegally. I had to...
  ...o it was a staggering contrast in priorities to come back to this pedantic nonsense from the APVMA. AMS is a water conditioner in that it improves the quality of water for spraying with many herbicide...
  ...ves the performance of many herbicides getting into the plant. Some labels now recommend the use of AMS. More in the future will. However, as the law currently stands, if we in Western Australia use a non- registered version of AMS as an adjuvant, we can be fined $33,000. If I You have probably seen this photo doing the rounds... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 151may2008.pdf:
  ...says it can be used as an adjuvant, that is legally OK. But if I were in Victoria, then as long one AMS product was registered (there is), then any other AMS product can also be legally used. Our authorities need a wake up call to life and reality. There...
  ...law between states. If you are really concerned about this pedantic nonsense, just call the use of AMS as a water conditioner. I suppose the next problem will be the use of UAN (Flexi-N) in spray tan... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 151may2008.pdf:
  ...ha. An oil based adjuvant needs to be used with it, such as 1% Hasten or Uptake or similar, plus 1% AMS. It is being promoted as a superior Tigrex (diflufenican + MCPA LVE). On the upside, it does con...
  ...d to tip in 10-25ml/ha of diflufenican 500g/L (eg Brodal). And of course you could throw in a few grams of Eclipse or Logran if you wanted another herbicide group to Herbicide Label rate Cost/ha Prece... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 149mar2008.pdf:
  ...h doses must be 0.9kg/ha (equivalent to 1.36L/ha of 450g/L glyphosate). Also, no ammonium sulphate (AMS) or wetters to be added. Pedantic nonsense!! For all of you in Victoria, you are legally allowed...
  ...ge of the canola, I would use 500ml-1L/ha of 450g/L glyphosate (whatever version was cheapest) + 1% AMS (AMmonium Sulphate granules ie 1kg per 100L) + 0.1% wetter, plus Lontrel if clover, thistles or... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 149mar2008.pdf:
  ...0-200ml Lontrel (300g/L clopyralid) + 75-350ml Select (250g/L clethodim) + 1% Hasten or Uptake + 1% AMS. Yes it is all compatible. Never use Aramo (tepraloxydim) or Fusion or any herbicide that contai...
  ...capeweeds. The Imazapic and Imazapyr are fairly good at crippling all legumes (post-emergent). The AMS (ammonium sulphate as crystals) significantly helps with weed control. If you are on acidic soil... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 147dec2007.pdf:
  ...s, nightshade, peppercress etc..., a mix of Roundup + 25ml Garlon + 15g Logran BP +0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS would be one potent option. In WA, we love using Roundup + 3-7g Ally (600g/kg metsulfuron) + 250- 400ml 2,4-D ester 80% + 1% AMS + 0.5% Hasten. Its a pity the bureaucrats in Canberra dont want us to use that brew (2,4-D ester...
  ...me cheaper Arsenal (250g/L Imazapyr), and if allowed to, is to add 100ml/ha of it with Roundup + 1% AMS + 0.5% Hasten. It will give you plenty of residual control on some very tough weeds like windmil...
  ...y and control them when they are small. Roundup + 5-7g Ally + 5g Glean (750g/kg chlorsulfuron) + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter (Pulse is good too) is quite effective on small fleabane, but if you have plants t...
  ...s are not an option, then the double knock also works quite well. This is Roundup at 1.5-2L/ha + 1% AMS + 0.2% Li700 (or 0.1% Pulse), and then 3-7 days later, spray with 1-2L Sprayseed (135g/L Paraqua...
  ...Digitaria ciliaris), using 0.2% Li700 instead of wetter is very helpful to the Roundup (also add 1% AMS). If grasses like couch (Cynodon dactylon) and windmill grass are thick, but half dead (too stre...
  ...and make it re- shoot new leaves. When enough are poking out, then you can spray with Roundup + 1% AMS + 0.2% Li700. Couch always needs at least two doses of Roundup as it can re-shoot from the rhizo...
  ...en the oil should still be added. I consider the oil with Roundup only a minor issue and as long as AMS is added and a robust rate of Roundup is used, it is not a problem. As always with summer sprays... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 142jul2007.pdf:
  ...elect resistance do some test strips ASAP of 500ml and 1L/ha + 1% Hasten or Uptake or similar, + 1% AMS. There have been more reports again this year of imitation oil adjuvants causing major damage to... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 140may2007.pdf:
  ...(300g/L clopyralid) can also be added without any problems. Always use 1% Hasten or similar, and 1% AMS when using these chemistries. Concerning propyzamide, eg Kerb and Edge, it is possible to use it... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 139apr2007.pdf:
  ...triallate (400g/L). As a backup, 250-350g/ha Achieve (400g/kg tralkoxydim) + 0.75% Supercharge + 1% AMS + 400ml Twinzinc (or similar) at the 2-3 leaf stage will work on wildoats and small ryegrass tha... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 139apr2007.pdf:
  ...th 50- 80ml Flame + 10-20ml diflufenican (eg Brodal 500g/L) + 250-500ml MCPA LVE + 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS. Add 300-400ml Twinzinc (700g/L Zinc as zinc oxide) or similar products if your plants often sho...
  ...(240g/L clethodim) or other grass selective herbicides, and also with Lontrel (clopyralid). Add 1% AMS and 1% Hasten (or similar) to the brew. Yes it can all be done in one pass, and I have even seen...
  ...llent results and no damage to the canola. Not much gets through 100ml/ha Flame when hotted up with AMS and a spray oil adjuvant like 1% Hasten, except capeweed and SU resistant ryegrass. TT canola Th... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 137feb2007.pdf:
  ...e glyphosates activity on grasses. It does not normally alter the effect on broadleaf weeds. Adding AMS can alleviate some of this antagonism but also benefits the 2,4-D getting into the plant better... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 137feb2007.pdf:
  ...February 2007 No. 137 Page 6 solutions like Li-700 and AMS. 2,4-D ester is fully compatible with Roundup (glyphosate) products and I have never known of mi...
  ...obvious consistency in the reasons why as there have been different spray oils involved, different AMS sources, different glyphosates, and different adjuvants. Supa-Link in the tank has turned some b...
  .... No single trees, but lots of blocks of trees and bush along water courses and rocky outcrops. No dams and no contour banks. Everything tramlined. GPS and autosteer on all tractors, sprayers and harv...
  ...search is showing. A photo of the glug that came out of blocked filter from a 2,4-D amine brew with AMS and spray oil.... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 136dec2006.pdf:
  ...ngly. For most summer sprays, mixtures of glyphosate + 3-5g Ally + 400-600ml 2,4-D (LV 600g/L) + 1% AMS + 0.5% Hasten is still excellent for most situations. Add 50-100ml Garlon (600g/L triclopyr) whe...
  ...nola. Products name are to be considered generic and labels need to be checked before using. Crop Grams on seed per tonne (usual rate) Rate if Gaucho (600g/L Imidacloprid) Rate if Hombre (180g/L Imida... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 133sep2006.pdf:
  ...a next year, I would be using something like 1-2L Roundup + 15g Logran BP + 5g Glean (or Ally) + 1% AMS + 0.5% Hasten (or similar). The higher the rate of Logran BP, the faster the brownout but 15g/ha... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 133sep2006.pdf:
  ...t- emergent on many canola paddocks when mixed with Select, Verdict, Targa and Lontrel, and with 1% AMS and 1% Hasten or Uptake and all with excellent weed control. However, I have been sent some repo... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 131jul2006.pdf:
  ...om the non-genuine products to ignore. So what is safe? With Decision, use Supercharge at 1% and 1% AMS. With Select (clethodim) brews, 1% of Hasten, Uptake or Supercharge are all good. When adding hi... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 131jul2006.pdf:
  ...ies with it. You can add other species later. Spray the paddock out now (July) with 2L Roundup + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter. For cooler wetter areas, you can wait until late July to early August. If you wer... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 130jun2006.pdf:
  ...with nitrogen. 3) Spray weeds early for less cost and better efficacy. 4) Add 1% Ammonium Sulphate (AMS) granules to all grass selective sprays. 5) Add nitrogen to grassy pastures if you need more fee... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 130jun2006.pdf:
  ...th it for a one pass spray? The chances are it is OK. Eg 250ml Select + 45g Raptor + 1% Uptake + 1% AMS. This is not a legal brew yet in faba beans in Australia but it might be allowed next year. We k...
  ...plicity, I will mention Hasten as the oil based adjuvant (remember it already has wetter in it). 1% AMS stands for Ammonium Sulphate granules (crystals) - 10kg per 1,000L. You could also use 2% in the... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 130jun2006.pdf:
  .../L clethodim) + 75-100ml Targa + 150ml Lontrel (300g/L clopyralid) + 10-25g OnDuty + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. In Victoria, instead of using the OnDuty, you can use 25-50ml Flame for the brassica weeds. 25m...
  ...ly grass is self sown cereal. Eg A low dose of OnDuty + Lontrel + 175- 200ml Targa + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. Clearfield wheat The main problem in using Imi herbicides on Clearfield tolerant wheat is that...
  ...wheat would be 50-75ml Flame + 15-20ml Arsenal + 20ml Brodal + 250-500ml MCPA LVE + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. You can also add zinc oxide (eg Twinzinc) and cypermethrin products if needed. The Brodal (500g...
  ...r barley on small wildoats is 250g Achieve + 3g Eclipse + 250-350ml Tigrex + 0.75% Supercharge + 1% AMS + 300-400ml Twinzinc. In Victoria, you can make your own Tigrex at a cheaper cost. Always add zi... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 130jun2006.pdf:
  ...e self sown cereal and bromegrass. I would use ~200ml Select + 25ml Verdict (520g/L haloxyfop) + 1% AMS + 1% Hasten. This will also control geranium (corkscrew or erodium). If the ryegrass numbers wer...
  ...was ryegrass with up to 5-tillers and self sown cereal, I would use ~200ml Select + 75ml Targa + 1% AMS + 1% Hasten. If the cereals were in boot, I would raise the Targa rate to 100ml/ha. If weeds are...
  ...ease the rates of each herbicide accordingly (30% or more), and make sure you have the full dose of AMS and Hasten. Water rates should always be 50L/ha or more. I am still very dubious of low drift no...
  ...arm hygiene and weed management, weeds should not be allowed to build up along fence lines, banks, dams, trees lines etc... These are what I call weed nurseries. Here are two suggested brews: 2L Round...
  ...450g/L glyphosate) + 150ml Arsenal (250g/L Imazapyr) + 1kg Atrazine (or Diuron - both 900g/kg) + 1% AMS + 1% Hasten (or similar).... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 130jun2006.pdf:
  ...30 Page 8 Or 2L Roundup + 5g Glean (750g/kg chlorsulfuron) + 50g Logran B-Power + 1kg Atrazine + 1% AMS + 1% Hasten (or similar). 50g Logran BP (200g/kg Butafenacil + 500g/kg Triasulfuron) is brillian... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 130jun2006.pdf:
  ...ron) or Atlantis (30g/L Mesosulfuron) to improve the range of broadleaf weed control. Always add 1% AMS as it significantly helps the grass weed control. Adding zinc to the Atlantis will reduce the co... (page: 9)

Newsletter: 127mar2006.pdf:
  ...s, I would still use Atlantis because it gives excellent suppression on well tillered brome. The 1% AMS (ammonium sulphate) makes a big improvement in control. Do not use Atlantis without it. If growi... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 127mar2006.pdf:
  ...a low rate of Arsenal, or just the Flame. Both will kill flowering radish at ~25ml/ha with oil and AMS. Flame has more killing power on more emerged weeds than Arsenal, but Arsenal has more residual... (page: 5)

Newsletter: 126feb2006.pdf:
  ...s) and Windmill grass (Chloris truncata) are best controlled with Roundup. For best results, add 1% AMS and 0.2% Li700. If the grasses are half dead and very stressed, the control at any rate will be...
  ...in that situation, here are some options to add with the Roundup, but first, make sure you have 1% AMS and 0.2% Li700 in the tank. Lontrel (100-200ml) is very good but it is residual and will kill le...
  ...ssible option is Roundup + 100-200ml Lontrel + 250-400ml 2,4-D ester 80% + 1% oil + 0.2% Li700 + 1% AMS. The 15-50g Logran BP can replace the Lontrel or ester if desired. Remember that 50g of Logran B...
  ...troyed by the Logran BP with Roundup and oil. This is 15g Logran with 1L Roundup + 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS.... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 123oct2005.pdf:
  ...spraying with 1L Roundup (450g/L) + 15g Logran BP (520g/kg Triasulfuron + 200g/kg Butafenacil) + 1% AMS + 0.5% Hasten. It has annihilated the afghan melons, and the mallows. All was very healthy and g... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 123oct2005.pdf:
  ...~2.5m across. The brew used in this paddock was only 1L Roundup + 15g Logran BP + 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS. This is relatively cheap too. Be careful of what crops are to follow of course when using this... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 122sep2005.pdf:
  ...yegrass that has a history of resistance to other herbicides, keep the Roundup rate high, make sure AMS is used, consider using Pulse adjuvant or Li700 at 0.2%, and give perhaps 7-10 days for the Roun... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 121aug2005.pdf:
  ...ytopping time, spray it on the early side (grasses in boot) with 750ml - 1L Roundup + 10g Ally + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter + grazing. You might add 15g Logran BP and oil if radishes are thick as well. Spra... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 120jul2005.pdf:
  ...or a mixture of them if you cant get enough of either. Make sure you add 1% Hasten or similar + 1% AMS. 5) AMS with Monza and Atlantis makes a big difference to the harder to kill weeds like silvergrass, bar... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 120jul2005.pdf:
  ...need oil based adjuvants like Hasten to make them work, and do not forget the 1% Ammonium Sulphate (AMS) with the Roundup. Summer crops All summer crops work best where there is full stubble cover. It... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 120jul2005.pdf:
  ...heatbelt of WA, spray the paddock out with Roundup + Atrazine (eg. 1.5L Roundup + 1kg Atrazine + 1% AMS + 0.1% wetter). Make sure the sorghum is well eaten down before you spray, but it will be if you... (page: 8)

Newsletter: 119jun2005.pdf:
  ...it for ryegrass control as so much ryegrass is SU resistant. Always add 1% Hasten, or similar, + 1% AMS. Add 50-100ml Lontrel (300g/L Clopyralid) for improved capeweed and legume control. Some Flame l...
  ...e grasses and they will keep growing. On such pastures, 200-750ml Roundup + 0.3-0.6kg Simazine + 1% AMS + 100-200ml Lemat (290g/L omethoate) + 0.1% wetter is one option I have been suggesting to my cl... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 119jun2005.pdf:
  ...0ml Select (240g/L Clethodim) + 25ml Verdict (520g/L haloxyfop) + 0.3kg Simazine + 100ml Lemat + 1% AMS + 1% Uptake. Give it a few days and then graze hard for 1-2 months. The cheapest manipulation is... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 118may2005.pdf:
  ...ABN 57 628 401 235 AMS mixing order In last months newsletter, I mentioned a fair bit on why you should be adding ammonium sulphate (AMS) to many herbicide brews. For those to whom AMS is a new thing, I apologise for missing out a crucial piece of information that I took for granted . AMS is a water conditioner and therefore goes into the tank first. If for example you put Roundup in...
  ...metal ions in the water that would reduce its effectiveness when sprayed onto a plant. However, if AMS is in the water first, Roundup will bind more to the AMS than to metal ions and this also enhances its uptake into the plant. Hot-up v AMS + wetter Hot-up is an easy to use adjuvant mix of wetter, oil and ammonium sulphate. However, be...
  ...onism from 1.6kg Simazine on Roundup. You would need 6-7 times label rate to get the same amount of AMS as 1% AMS gives you. Obviously this becomes very expensive. Would I use Hot-up? No, but it is a premium pr...
  ...but when you add high rates of Simazine, Atrazine, Diuron, Metribuzin, Treflan or Avadex, add more AMS to the spray tank. Fancy coloured Roundups It is cheaper to buy the cheapest glyphosate, add your own AMS and wetter, and spray oil if needed. By the way, you only need oil with Roundup brews when you a...
  ...r products that deliver extra! Except for Credit+Bonus at high rates, the other Roundups still need AMS to be added when mixing with high doses of triazine and treflan type herbicides. Therefore, just... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 118may2005.pdf:
  ...e water. Therefore spray water generally needs to be at least neutral in pH, and preferably acidic. AMS will acidify water, but not to the degree that products like Li-700 do. Note, there are now many...
  ...ason. For now, use most of the Li-700 with your Glyphosate knockdowns. And yes, you should use both AMS and Li-700 when using glyphosate as they have some different roles to play. Tank blockages If the spray tank gets blocked with a brew, often lots of wetter, and sometimes AMS will help it get back into solution. It is not a big cost if you need to tip 20L of wetter into... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 118may2005.pdf:
  ...it takes much longer to be absorbed. This is why we need to add water conditioners (like Li-700 and AMS) FIRST to a tank to help bind ions like Calcium and Magnesium. The harder the water, the more Li... (page: 3)

Newsletter: 118may2005.pdf:
  ...you, David Stephens models are not, well not yet anyway. Keep watching the AgWAs website for his teams updates though (www.agric.wa.gov.au/climate). The early wet start in many areas of WA means you...
  ...e, and why 15g is a common rate. You should see for yourself what 50g/ha Logran BP + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS does.... (page: 4)

Newsletter: 118may2005.pdf:
  ...eeds. If you are allowed to, and some states are, use 25ml Flame (240g/L Imazapic) + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. If you have some wildoats, either increase the Flame rate to about 50ml/ha, or add 25ml Verdict...
  ...h on radish type weeds (up to 20cm diameter), but make sure you add the 1% Hasten (or similar) + 1% AMS. If you have some ryegrass problems, you could increase the Flame rate to 80-120ml/ha, but it is... (page: 6)

Newsletter: 118may2005.pdf:
  ...and use something post-emergent like 300ml Atlantis + 15ml Brodal + 250ml MCPA LVE + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS. That would be more profitable in many cases than growing a lower yielding variety. When Eagle R... (page: 7)

Newsletter: 117apr2005.pdf:
  ...ou add ammonium sulphate to all herbicide brews? By the way, from now I will call ammonium sulphate AMS. For all the new subscribers, you may not have been using much AMS with anything. For the others, you will know I have been encouraging the use of AMS with Roundup and all grass selective herbicides for many years. Whether you have taken any notic...
  ...atter. One of the resistance mechanisms by grasses can be to stop the herbicide entering the plant. AMS can by-pass this by allowing more of the herbicide into the leaf. There were trials done here in WA on FOP resistant and partially DIM resistant ryegrass that showed >40% extra control with AMS + Select (240g/L Clethodim) or Aramo (200g/L Tepraloxydim). It made no difference to the perform...
  ...it did get into the plant). This is consistent with what I often see in the paddocks with Roundup + AMS, and grass selectives + AMS. It can make a huge difference in herbicide performance when part of the weeds tolerance to herbicides is simply by stopping the chemical entering the leaf. The AMS gets around this form of resistance. AMS is cheap - in the order of 50c/ha or less. We normally use 1% of volume of the spray-grade granu...
  ...ccess to the crystals, most of which are excellent quality, you can make your own solution by using AMS fertiliser. This is not suitable for using in spray tanks until you remove the impurities. To do...
  ...ck pile quite a few 44-gallon drums though and therefore even though this is the cheapest source of AMS, it can be a pain and not be worth the hassle. That is why we mainly use granular AMS. It is still very cheap per hectare and is much easier to store and handle. Do not spray your Ro...
  ...tives without it, including OnDuty (Imidazolinone) type herbicides. You of course should always use AMS with Roundup when mixing with Treflan, Diuron, Atrazine, Simazine or Metribuzin to reduce the an...
  ...onism these products have on the Roundup performance. There is no benefit that I know of from using AMS with Sprayseed. However with insecticides, fungicides and Prompts for the coming month 1) Use 1% Ammonium Sulphate (AMS) granules with all Roundup and grass selective brews. 2) Sow canola shallow if dry sowing (~1cm... (page: 1)

Newsletter: 117apr2005.pdf:
  ...f anyway. In WA, Roundup + 3-5g Ally + 150- 300ml 2,4-D ester 80% + 1% spray oil + 0.1% wetter + 1% AMS is the cheapest and most robust brew to use. Because there is not a lot of cost difference betwe...
  ...wetter in it and is easy to use. In front of cereals, Roundup + 10-25g Logran BP + 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS will greatly help knockout radish and other brassica weeds. The higher the Logran BP rate, the f... (page: 2)

Newsletter: 116mar2005.pdf:
  ...rop reaches 1-2 true leaves, spray the crop row with 200ml Flame (240g/L Imazapic) + 1% Hasten + 1% AMS (ammonium sulphate granules) + any trace elements or nitrogen you wish to add. On the inter-row,...
  ...ce element sprays, but the inter-row should have ~0.5-1L Roundup + 20g Logran BP + 0.5% Hasten + 1% AMS. For sunflowers, on my back of the envelope calculations, this should be one of the cheapest cro... (page: 8)

Newsletter: pasture 5aug2007.pdf:
  ...he paddocks out about two weeks after destocking with 2L/ha of Roundup (450-480g/L glyphosate) + 1% AMS (ammonium sulphate granules) + 0.1% wetter, then prior to sowing the Kikuyu two weeks after that... (page: 4)

Newsletter: pasture 5aug2007.pdf:
  ...If not allowed, you can use 2,4-D Amine (eg 500ml-1L of 500g/L products). Add 1% Ammonium Sulphate (AMS) granules to reduce the little bit of antagonism the 2,4-D Amine will have on the grass control... (page: 8)