Mid America Distributing recently announced it has received U.S. registration and label for a new ammoniumsalt of glyphosate sold as an 88.8% WDG dry prill product called Clean Field 88.8 WDG.According to Jim Satter, Mid America, the product features a true solution technology so that when it is added to water, itcannot separate out of solution, eliminating concerns about clogging of screens or nozzles.Sold in 40-lb. easy-to-dispose plastic bags, the labeled rate is 1 lb. per acre, which isequivalent to a quart of 4-lb. liquid glyphosate.
“Handling of this dry granular product is easy when compared to liquids,” Satter says. “There areno totes to handle, follow, fill or return. Plus, one truckload treats 40,000 acres compared to atruckload of totes which treat just 16,000 acres.”
Cost competitive per acre, the company says the product will be easy to use within farmers’ present induction orspray systems.
Clean Field 88.8 WDG will be marketed exclusively in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota,Iowa, Wisconsin and Montana.
For more information, visitwww.cleanfieldproducts.com.