Dock Survival !

GAM

Member
Mixed Farmer
I have spot sprayed this Dock twice over the last 6 weeks, and then had the field spayed with docstar, and its coming back again!!
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Boohoo

Member
Location
Newtownabbey
I couldn't disagree more. Glyphosate does the roots better than anything else. All herbicides are best applied at the rosette stage when it will be taken down to the roots, not when flowering or seeding.
Glyphosate might kill seedling docks but it won't kill established docks. At best the leaves die before fresh growth appears. I've seen it many times in fields that have been sprayed with glyphosate before being reseeded.
 

Monty

Member
That's due to the weak rate applied with a boom sprayer. When mixed stronger in a knapsack it slowly kills the dock. Asulox is also very good in a knapsack sprayer if you want to keep the surrounding grass (turns it bright yellow mind but recovers)
 

C.J

Member
Location
South Devon
That's due to the weak rate applied with a boom sprayer. When mixed stronger in a knapsack it slowly kills the dock. Asulox is also very good in a knapsack sprayer if you want to keep the surrounding grass (turns it bright yellow mind but recovers)

What dilution rate do you use for Asulox ?
 

multi power

Member
Location
pembrokeshire
Glyphosate might kill seedling docks but it won't kill established docks. At best the leaves die before fresh growth appears. I've seen it many times in fields that have been sprayed with glyphosate before being reseeded.
Roundup DOES kill them, what you see is new docks from seeds already there
I've killed all the docks in the lawn with roundup
 

Boohoo

Member
Location
Newtownabbey
Roundup DOES kill them, what you see is new docks from seeds already there
I've killed all the docks in the lawn with roundup
I meant before ploughing, the rest of the field is yellow but the docks are still green.
I've also seen docks in reseeds that look like seedlings but when you pull them up they're growing from a piece of root
 

Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

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Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Written by Lisa Applin

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In July, we opened the applications window for farmers to join our Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot.

The Sustainable Farming Incentive is 1 of the 3 new environmental land management schemes. It sits alongside the future Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes.

Through the Sustainable Farming Incentive, farmers will be paid for environmentally sustainable actions – ones that are simple to do and do not require previous agri-environment scheme experience.

We are piloting the scheme to...
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