For every pound of weeds killed you can gain 2-3x’s more grass.
Weed spraying in East Texas is a great way to control weeds and promote grass production. In the study below, conducted by Texas A&M, 3.6 times more grass was produced by just spraying weeds over doing nothing at all. There are several different kinds of weeds and herbicides. Click here to visit our weed identification page. Give us a call and we can help you decide what is best suited for your pastures.
Texas A&M Study
Response of Coastal Bermuda Grass to Weed Control and Fertilizer. Source: Dr. David Bade and Dr. Paul Baumann. Herbicide and Fertilizer yields 6 times more grass. Herbicide alone yields 3.6 times more grass.
|Dry Matter Lbs./Acre||1990 (Dry Year)||1991 (Wet Year)|
|Early Herbicide with Fertilizer||2142||209||8323||0|
|Early Herbicide with no Fertilizer||1330||202||4988||0|
|Shredding Weeds, with Fertilizer||577||1078||5089||2208|
|Shredding Weeds, with no Fertilizer||341||761||4787||998|
|No Weed treatment, Fertilize only||645||1698||2587||7452|
|Control group, no treatment or fertilizer||377||1127||1385||4252|
- Picloram/2 4-D
General purpose broadleaf weed control product. Contact plus extended residual in soil.
- 2 4-D
General purpose broadleaf weed control. No residual.
Primary use bahia grass control. Add 2 4-D for increased efficacy and mustard weed control.
- Dicamba/2 4-D
General purpose broadleaf weed control. Good for marsh elder. Contact with soil residual.
Surmount Pasture reclamation and control of woody species.
General purpose control of woody species. Add 2 4-D or other products in mix as recommended.
General purpose woody plants. Useful on bull nettle. Can be applied as a pre-emergent.
- Prowl H20
Pre emergent. Good on sandbur, johnson grass, crabgrass and most annuals that have not germinated.
General purpose weed control. Post emergent for sandbur and bahia grass.
- Round Up/Glyphosate
Contact killer for broadleaf weeds. No residual.