MU Extension Offers to Help Reduce Atrazine Runoff

Water quality specialist Bob Broz says that corn farmers may want to look into reducing atrazine runoff after this spring’s heavy rainfall. Some of the tips he offers are to consider applying atrazine at lower rates, take note of the weather so that atrazine can be applied at least two days before rainfall, and to understand the soil type. MU Extension also created and released a DVD and Powerpoint presentation that helps farmers learn ways to reduce runoffs.

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