Source: Bayer CropScience

Although Extension weed scientists recommend that growers use an early-season herbicide with residual in order to get a jump on weeds and protect their corn crops, controlling weeds early will be more important this spring after a particularly wet winter and a likely wet spring.

"Beyond simply giving you a head start on weed control, an early-season herbicide application means you are protecting corn yield potential at your earliest opportunity," said Jeff Springsteen, Bayer CropScience marketing manager for selective corn and soybean herbicides.

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