1. LakeSide Lawn and Landscape

    LakeSide Lawn and Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 337

    I got a chemical lisnce...What is the best liquid post emergent to put out this time of the year?I have about 3 acres of grass to put it on.Any help would be great.I have a 30 gallon spray tank with the fold down sprayers.what should I get and at what rate should i mix it?
  2. quiet

    quiet LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 720

    3 acres, hunh? . . . grass . . . hmmmm. Well, I'd use the stuff designed for 3 acres . . . of grass. Maybe the stuff for 3 1/2 acres in case you run short.


    Wanna rethink and rewrite the question? I think you'll have two ache-ers after the responses you're gonna get . . .
  3. rob1325

    rob1325 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 697

    Crabgrass: Drive@ .37 ounces per 1,000

    Broadleaf weeds: Momentum @ 1.0 to 1.5 Fl oz per 1,000
  4. rvsuper

    rvsuper Senior Member
    Messages: 930

    What rob said to crabgrass!!!!

    I've used a bunch of post-emerge products: Triplet, Trimec,/Plus, Atrazine 4L, ect. I have found Triplet to work very well!
  5. SCL

    SCL LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 543

    quiet, great response LOL!
    What are we trying to kill? Is this 3 acres of lawn or park or pasture or what? Drive is a great product but your looking at $250 or so for 3 acres.
  6. greenman

    greenman LawnSite Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    Depends......what are you trying to eradicate? Broadleaf? Grassy? Both? 3 acres? For 3 acres, I'd suggest something cheap. Why not straight 2,4D mixed with straight MSMA, with a non-ionic surfactant? and maybe mix some liquid N in there with it? Go back and re-apply in 10 to 14 days. Just a suggestion, dont critique....there are many types of products on the market, but when it comes right down to the basics, they (most) are made up of the same chemicals or equivalent.
  7. LakeSide Lawn and Landscape

    LakeSide Lawn and Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 337

    killing broadleaf...thanks to the responses except quiet:rolleyes: every one else had somthing helpful to say.Ill probably go the 2 4 D ROUTE.
  8. rob1325

    rob1325 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 697

    Only thing about 2,4 D product is that it smells bad. Thats why I use momentum or millenium ultra. But will use 2,4 D product if it is cooler weather.
  9. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,697

    rob1325 - Momentum and Millenium both contain healthy amounts of 2,4D. If your customers don't like the smell, try adding Klok to the spray tank. Several ounces/100 gallons will make your spray smell like mint.
  10. DaleL

    DaleL LawnSite Member
    from SW Ohio
    Messages: 49

    My supplier gave me a quart of 'something' from Helena, I believe, that is supposed to make the herbicide smell like bubblegum! Don't know, haven't tried it yet...:)


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