What is Safened seed?

What is Safened seed?

Safened seed contains Apron Maxx plus Concep herbicide safener. Concep protects sorghum plants from damage from chloroacedimide herbicides such as metolachlor that control grass and pigweed species. Apron Maxx plus Concep safener is the standard treatment for grain sorghum hybrids.

Who makes Roundup Ready sorghum?

Roundup is the brand-name of a herbicide produced by Monsanto. Its active ingredient glyphosate was patented in the 1970s.

How much does sorghum seed cost?

For example, sorghum seed typically costs $9-$18 per acre depending on seeding rate, while corn seed typically costs $55-$110 an acre depending on seeding rate and traits. Harvest costs are often lower, as well.

How do you plant sorghum seeds?

Sorghum seed should be generally be planted 1.25 to 1.5 inches deep, depending on soil texture and moisture content. Deeper depth is fine for sandy soils, particularly if soil moisture is very dry. However, deep planting will hinder stand establishment when conditions are cool and wet.

What are the benefits of eating sorghum?

Sorghum is known to be rich in phenolic compounds, many of which act as antioxidants. It has also been shown to be good at reducing some forms of inflammation due to its antioxidant properties. Several of the phenolic compounds in sorghum have been linked to anti-cancer effects.

What is Dual herbicide?

Dual II Magnum is a selective herbicide that can be applied for control of most annual grasses and certain broadleaf weeds in corn (all types); cotton; grasses grown for seed; horseradish; legume vegetables; peanuts; potatoes; pumpkin; rhubarb; safflowers; sorghum (forage, grain and sweet); soybean; sugar beets; …

Is there a Roundup Ready sorghum?

Alta Seeds announced on June 23 a new herbicide-tolerant grain sorghum technology that allows farmers to apply an over-the-top herbicide to control grassy and broadleaf weeds. The igrowth sorghum system, available for the 2021 growing season, features tolerance to imidazolinone (IMI) herbicide.

What sorghum is best for deer?

Sorghum, sometimes referred to as milo, is a member of the grass family and looks very much like corn in the initial stages of growth. The shorter varieties that produce larger seed heads are the ones best suited for deer – they were bred for grain production over silage or forage production.

How much per acre is dual?

Use the lower end of the Dual Magnum Herbicide rate range for soils that are relatively coarse textured and higher rates on fine textured soils. Apply in a minimum of 10 gallons of water per acre as the carrier volume. Precautions: 1.

What is the strongest version of Roundup?

Roundup QuickPro – Strongest Powder.

Can I spray sorghum with 2,4-D?

Clarity (dicamba) or 2,4-D amine. To reduce the risk of crop injury, Clarity or 2,4-D should be applied after all sorghum has emerged but before the height exceeds 15 inches. Drop nozzles are recommended once sorghum exceeds a height of 8 inches.