In the Field with Jay McCurdy: Pre-emergent Herbicides for the Lawn
If you want to get rid of weeds in your home lawn, now is the time to apply herbicides to control them.
Late February and early March is the ideal window to apply pre-emergent herbicides that control various weeds in home lawns. But you want to make sure you buy the right ones and apply them correctly.
Jay McCurdy, MSU Extension turf grass specialist, explains what you need to determine before heading to the store.
Photo/video credit: Zac Ashmore
If you are wondering about the rain and herbicide application, follow the label directions of the product you are using. Never apply herbicides to areas with standing water or when soils are saturated.
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Tyler Wilson, right, shadowed Dr. Steven Brandon during the 2016 Rural Medical and Science Scholars program. Participants in the program also receive college credit for two pre-med courses, visit various medical facilities, participate in lab-based hands-on learning activities and take part in a communications and study skills workshop. (Photo by Kevin Hudson)