Can you spray drive in tommorows weather?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by GreenHor7, Aug 2, 2007.

  1. GreenHor7

    GreenHor7 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 131

    The weather around here tomorrow is going to be 92 and humid. I was hoping to do some treatments tom mornign and be done by 10. I am looking for some feedback.
     
  2. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Posts: 5,860

    When it's hot & humid, Drive works fast if it does not get rained on for four hours or so. Trust me, I know, cuz we've seen results shortly after rainfall. We always use a spreader/sticker with it. Usually LI-700 (UAP). We've been using alot of it lately.
     
  3. philk17088

    philk17088 LawnSite Fanatic
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    What does the label say?
     
  4. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Posts: 1,363

    My rule has always been if temps get over 85 with full sun, or 90 and cloudy, then the only chemical you should apply is water. That's old school, as newer formulations are alot more heat tolerant, but better safe than sorry
     
  5. JWTurfguy

    JWTurfguy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Read the label. Drive has no temperature constraints. However, if you're mixing it with a spreader sticker or broadleaf herbicide, you're back to the traditional 80-85 degrees rule.
     
  6. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Read the dam label........
     
  7. boats47

    boats47 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 244

    Read It, I Cant Take It No More
     

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