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Tilt, Raptor and Reflex are okay for use
June 01, 2001

The following are the Section 18 emergency labels that EPA has granted for North Dakota and Minnesota for use on dry beans.

Tilt 3.6EC for rust control
The exemption allows up to three ground or aerial applications of Tilt® at a rate of 4 fluid ounces of product per acre per application. The applications may be made between June 15 and Aug. 31, 2001. Growers must observe a 28-day pre-harvest interval and a 7-day grazing or forage feeding interval. Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., manufactures Tilt®.

Raptor for nightshade and velvetleaf control
The exemption allows a single ground or aerial application of Raptor® at a rate of four ounces of formulated product per acre. Application may be made between May 1 and July 15, 2001. Producers must observe a 60-day pre-harvest interval. Note: Growers in Ransom and Richland counties must contact the North Dakota Department of Agriculture at (800) 242-7535 before using Raptor® for additional information on measures to protect the Western prairie fringed orchid. Raptor® is manufactured by BASF Corp.

Reflex for common ragweed and waterhemp control
The exemption allows a single application of Reflex® at a rate of 0.75 to 1 pint of product per acre. The exemption expires Aug. 15, 2001. Applicators must follow all instructions, precautions and warnings on the product label and have a copy of the exemption label in their possession during application. Producers must observe a 30-day pre-harvest interval. Because the active ingredient in Reflex® is toxic to birds and mammals, no application may be made where run-off into aquatic habitats is likely. No livestock may be grazed in treated fields. Reflex® is manufactured by Zeneca Ag Products.

Applicators must follow all instructions, precautions and warnings on the product label and have a copy of the Section 18 label in their possession during application.

All section 18 emergency labels that have been granted in North Dakota have been posted on the web. The URL is www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu/aginfo/pesticid/pesticid.htm. Click on the green button entitled Pesticide Label Search on the left side of the page.


 

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