barricade pre emergence

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by dougiefresh1967, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. dougiefresh1967

    dougiefresh1967 LawnSite Member
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    Can anyone explain the difference in all the barricade pre emergence products. So many different product numbers available. Or mabe a quick link where i can read up on it. Thanks
     
  2. Mscotrid

    Mscotrid LawnSite Bronze Member
    from USA
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    There are about four things you need to know,

    1. Are you spraying? WG or Flowable?
    2. Spreading on Fert?
    3. Single or split application?
    4. How much AI per acre are you wanting to appy?
     
  3. dougiefresh1967

    dougiefresh1967 LawnSite Member
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    Spraying 1 acre with 25 gal.boombsprayer. early spring aplication..i used the 65wdg with great success. Just was wondering what the difference in all the different kinds were.
     
  4. grassmasterswilson

    grassmasterswilson LawnSite Platinum Member
    from nc
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    It's all the same stuff. Just different modes of application an different strengths of AI
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  5. Mscotrid

    Mscotrid LawnSite Bronze Member
    from USA
    Posts: 1,444

    You might consider Barricade 4FL. Being the fact your spraying out of a 25 gallon boom with minimal jet agitation keeping the 4FL in suspension would be more efficient. The Barricade 4FL is also an agency priced item your cost would run $142.00 a gallon. Considering your location I would assume your applying .75lb ai/acre your cost per acre would be $26.64.

    Not sure exactly what your questions about all the different kinds is. Prodiamine is the active the difference would be the formulation or the carrier.
     
  6. gregory

    gregory LawnSite Bronze Member
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    i have used it in the past out of my jr and it has worked great. i used the 4l also.. i called today to get a price on it and thats what they told me 142.00 per gallon.. i will pay more and get the 4l instead of the wdg. was looking at dimension but might stick with what has worked for me in the past and that was the barricade 4fl..

    might look into tower and see what info i can find on it..
     

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