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Old 06-09-2013, 01:00 PM
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Spraying after a rain

I am aware of spraying before a rain, but what about after a rain. What does everyone do about spraying after a rain? Wait until dry, or spray when wet?
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Old 06-09-2013, 01:48 PM
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Let it dry... read the label usually it says
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Old 06-09-2013, 01:51 PM
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I think ull get a lot of different opinions on this, I find after rain or high humidity the pores are open an the weed absorbs the herbicide quickly
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Old 06-09-2013, 02:02 PM
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I think ull get a lot of different opinions on this, I find after rain or high humidity the pores are open an the weed absorbs the herbicide quickly
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I get a faster kill after rain or heavy dew vs grass being dry
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Old 06-09-2013, 02:15 PM
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The label does not state anything about spraying when wet or after rain. Only restrictions about spraying before a rain or irrigation cycle.
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:07 PM
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Best weed control occurs at high humidity. If the herbicide drys on the weed surface, it crystalizes. After that, there can be no more absorption of the herbicide.
My opinion...OK to spray after rain.
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:22 PM
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[QUOTE=RigglePLC;4789222]Best weed control occurs at high humidity. If the herbicide drys on the weed surface, it crystalizes. After that, there can be no more absorption of the herbicide.
My opinion...OK to spray after rain.

Are u suggesting directly after rain? Or just in morning with dew on grass blades?
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:40 PM
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My best kills have always been post rainfall event
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Old 06-09-2013, 11:07 PM
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I would spray after rain only if the chance to rain again soon was nill.
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Old 06-09-2013, 11:43 PM
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And how soon are you guys talking after rain? Ground still wet? Grass wet?
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