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need input on riverdale cool power,millennium

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ant, Mar 17, 2001.

  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,460

    looking to switch from lesco momentoum to riverdale's cool power and there millennium.
    i am useing a low volume sprayer that puts out 8 oz per 1000 sf of spray mixture.

    any of you use riverdale?
    cost of the product?
    thanks
    anthony
     
  2. Kent Lawns

    Kent Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 870

    Why?

    Momentum has 2,4-D, Triclopyr & Clopyralid.
    Millennium has 2,4-D, Dicamba & Clopyralid. (or is it Triclopyr?)

    Either way, they're similar products, and cost similar amounts. Not much difference.

    I'd spray Trimec 992 or straight 2,4-D on a couple of rounds if you wanted to save money and straight Confront on one round.

     
  3. Mscotrid

    Mscotrid LawnSite Bronze Member
    from USA
    Messages: 1,456

    Riverdale's coolpower is marketed by lesco as (3way ester). Millineum has dicamba and Momentum has triclopyr. Check the lable and you will see Lesco's Momentum uses a cleaner and higher grade of 2-4-d than Millineum.
     
  4. David Gretzmier

    David Gretzmier LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,645

    If you want to kill henbit, a nasty weed in these parts, you'll want dicamba in your 3-way. I've used generics and others, tri-mec works the best. Dave g
     
  5. mmorgan

    mmorgan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    Anthony,
    Have we had this discussion before?

     
  6. Rodney Anderson

    Rodney Anderson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 80

    I have been using horse power ( amine) and cool power
    (ester) for a couple of years now and they both work very well for me. As i have started my early spring apps i see no weed activity left over from last year. Horse power has a faint odor and the cool power has a stronger odor of kerosene but not bad. If you want to rid your use of 2,4-D these products are tops on my list and will not change any time soon.
     

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