FirstRate™

By adding FirstRate™ herbicide to your weed control program, you will be giving soybeans your best shot. Plug the gaps in your soybean broadleaf weed control program with the crop-safe tank mix that controls giant ragweed and Canada fleabane in soybeans!

WHY USE FIRSTRATE™?

  • FirstRate offers superior control of both giant ragweed and Canada fleabane when compared to other soil-applied programs or postemergent programs
  • Excellent crop tolerance
  • Flexible weed management tool can be tank-mixed with many preplant/preemergence and postemergent grass and broadleaf products, such as Boundary® or glyphosate in Roundup Ready® soybeans.
  • Flexible crop rotation options
  • Wide window of application timing
  • Works well in all tillage practices
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Weeds

Weeds Controlled
  • Lamb’s-quarters (preemergent)
  • Cocklebur (4 to 8 leaf)
  • Common ragweed (4 to 8 leaf)
  • Giant ragweed (4 to 6 leaf)
  • Jimsonweed (2 to 4 leaf)
  • Velvetleaf (2 to 4 leaf)
  • Canada fleabane (up to 20 leaf)
  • Horsenettle (suppression)

Crops & Crop Rotation

Roundup® Ready soybeans

Rates

PrePlant | Preemergent
  • For control of giant ragweed (preemergence and cotyledon to 4 leaf stage), heavy infestations of lambs‑quarters, common ragweed, velvetleaf and cocklebur, apply FirstRate herbicide at a rate of 41.7 grams of product per hectare (one water soluble packet treats 0.4 hectares).
  • For control of giant ragweed (cotyledon to 6 leaf stage) and above labeled weeds apply FirstRate herbicide at a rate of 20.8 g/ha (one water soluble packet treats 0.8 hectares) plus 0.25% v/v Agral® 90 plus 2.5% v/v liquid fertilizer (28-0-0 or 32-0-0).
PostEmergent
  • For control of giant ragweed and Canada fleabane (up to the 20 leaf stage) and other labeled weeds as well as suppression of horsenettle.
  • Make one postemergent application per year.
  • Apply FirstRate herbicide at a rate of 20.8 g/ha (one water soluble packet treats 0.8 ha) plus 0.25% v/v Agral® 90 plus 2.5% v/v liquid fertilizer (28-0-0 or 32-0-0).