May 29, 2018HELM gets California approval for metolachlor herbicides
HELM Agro announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulations (CDPR) has approved HELMET and HELMET SPC herbicides for use on selected crops in that state.
HELMET and HELMET SPC are HELM Agro US’ newest additions to the metolachlor herbicide portfolio. Both products are designed to deliver grass and small-seeded broadleaf control with the added benefit of residual activity. The company said a single application can control tough-to-manage weeds, including those resistant to glyphosate, PPO and ALS herbicides.
Used as a pre-emergent treatment for two-pass weed control programs, HELMET is an ideal fit for Roundup Ready, Clearfield and Liberty Link crops. Approved for use in potatoes, pod crops, corn and soybeans. HELMET herbicide contains 7.8 pounds of metolachlor plus Benoxacor safener per gallon.
HELMET SPC herbicide
A tank mix compatible with fluid fertilizers and a wide variety of broadleaf herbicides to expand control spectrum, HELMET SPC is approved for use potatoes, pod crops, corn and soybeans. HELMET SPC contains 8 pounds of metolachlor (with no safener) per gallon.
HELMET and HELMET SPC can be used preplant surface-applied, preplant incorporated, pre-emergence and post-emergent. Available in easy-to-use emulsifiable concentrate formulations, both products are packaged in 2 x 2.5-gallon cases and 270-gallon totes.