Do yourself or your clients a big favour and do a quick scan now of the Keep it Clean list of crop protection products to avoid some uncomfortable conversations at grain delivery.
While it may be frustrating to learn that approved products may have marketing limitations, the Keep it Clean program supported by the Canola Council of Canada, Cereals Canada, Pulse Canada and the Prairie Oat Growers is designed to give farmers a heads up on possible marketing issues well ahead of spraying season. Back in April, the program published the following list of products to ask grain buyers about before using:
Using a red/yellow/green designation, the product advisory sheet (see above or download below) offers alerts on products so farmers can either clear it with a buyer or recognize the marketing limitations that may occur if a certain product is used.
As always, regardless of the product’s status on the advisory, always read and follow label directions.