Could kick myself (moddus cock up)

PSQ

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Arable Farmer
Location
Scottish Borders
There is much left to be desired with generics packaging.
Couple of years ago there was a generic Starane and an insecticide in identical containers, with just different coloured caps.
What could possibly go wrong on a farm growing beans?:censored:

Moddus destined for oats in a 1L Syngenta bottle looks very similar to Axial, also suppled in a 1L Syngenta bottle.
Not us, (there but for the grace of God) it wiped the field out at 0.1L/ha. A very easy mistake to make :(
 

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NFFN Member
Location
Thames Valley
Have deliberately sprayed some
Moddus today. Yes crop is stressed but moving quite fast with warm days and we haven’t seen a frost for two days. We have applied 0.4L Moddus on fertile ground and I really wouldn’t worry about it. Crop will be fine and it may help root development which will be important if it remains dry. What’s going on underground is more important than what’s above ground at the moment.
 

Steevo

Member
Location
Gloucestershire
Have deliberately sprayed some
Moddus today. Yes crop is stressed but moving quite fast with warm days and we haven’t seen a frost for two days. We have applied 0.4L Moddus on fertile ground and I really wouldn’t worry about it. Crop will be fine and it may help root development which will be important if it remains dry. What’s going on underground is more important than what’s above ground at the moment.

Interesting you say this. I agree about crops moving fast despite the cold nights.

Plenty of people saying crops aren't growing at the moment due to low temps but I'm surprised how they have changed in height and thickness in a couple of weeks.
 

Gong Farmer

Member
BASIS
Location
Glos
Interesting you say this. I agree about crops moving fast despite the cold nights.

Plenty of people saying crops aren't growing at the moment due to low temps but I'm surprised how they have changed in height and thickness in a couple of weeks.
It's a stress response, trying to make sure they mature and reproduce before they die
 
I've done 0.2L and 0.2L before, I bet the crop lives through it fine. If you had done it later on I'd be a lot more worried. Weather being really peculiar at the moment but crops seem to be moving on steady.

I remember someone getting their decimal point in the wrong place with a fungicide once, going back a bit now, was one of the more obscure fungicides. I told him I reckoned the crop would be fine. It was. His bank balance wasn't though as it was pricey stuff and he had put it on at ten times the rate (Unix??).
 
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redsloe

Member
Location
Cornwall
Moddus destined for oats in a 1L Syngenta bottle looks very similar to Axial, also suppled in a 1L Syngenta bottle.
Not us, (there but for the grace of God) it wiped the field out at 0.1L/ha. A very easy mistake to make :(
And yet we're still recommended to apply it at 0.6l/ha.
 

jon9000

Member
Location
yorkshire
This is a far worse cock up. Didn't have drill set deep enough.... I need a kick. On the plus side its rained and the bare bits are starting to come through
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