As farming practices evolve and weed resistance becomes an increasing concern, staying up to date with new herbicides is crucial for effective crop management. Here are some of the latest herbicides hitting the market this year:

Authority Strike™ (FMC):
  • Pre-seed and pre-emerge herbicide for wheat, peas, flax, fabas, chickpea, and soybeans.
  • Offers a comprehensive solution for one-pass, pre-seed weed control with its dual Group 14 modes of action (sulfentrazone and carfentrazone).
  • Provides a quick early burnoff with long-lasting extended control, targeting key broadleaf weeds like kochia, lamb’s-quarters, pigweed, and more.
  • 10-20mm of moisture is needed to activate the residual control of Authority Strike
Varro FX® (Bayer):
  • In-crop herbicide for spring and winter wheat
  • Cross-spectrum solution with Group 2 and Group 4 active ingredients (theincarbazone and fluoxypyr).
  • Designed to tackle resilient grass weeds such as Group 1-resistant wild oats, while offering broadleaf weed control against cleavers, kochia, and more.
  • First Group 2 graminicide with an emulsifiable concentrate (EC) formulation in Western Canada, simplifying mixing and handling for enhanced coverage and consistent weed control.
Rush 24 All In™ (Adama):
  • In-crop herbicide for spring and durum wheat, as well as barley
  • Contains two group 4 actives (fluoxypyr and 2,4-D).
  • Versatile herbicide that targets a wide spectrum of broadleaf weeds, including Group 2-resistant biotypes of kochia and chickweed.
  • Convenient formulation makes it easily tank-mixable with popular grassy weed control herbicides
  • Available in bulk options for added convenience.
Talinor™ (Syngenta):
  • In-crop herbicide for spring wheat, durum, and barley.
  • Offers post-emergence control of tough weeds, including resistant biotypes such as kochia and cleavers, with fast-acting results visible within days.
  • Provides reliable control with its unique Group 27 mode of action in bicyclopyrone. Talinor also includes the group 6 active, bromoxynil.
  • Available in an all-in-one liquid formulation, it partners seamlessly with various graminicides for comprehensive grass and broadleaf weed control
Extinguish XL™ (Corteva):
  • In-crop herbicide for use in wheat and barley.
  • Includes group 2 and 4 actives (florasulam, halauxifen, and 2,4-D) to provide effective weed control.
  • Its all-in-one liquid formulation and compact case size offer convenience during the spray season.
  • Economical and reliable control of key broadleaf weeds like cleavers, dandelion, and more.
Laudis® (Bayer):
  • In-crop herbicide for field and sweet corn.
  • With a group 27 active ingredient (tembotrione), Laudis controls annual broadleaf weeds, including glyphosate-resistant biotypes of Kochia.
  • Provides rapid burndown and up to 3 weeks of residual activity,
  • Has built-in safeners for crop safety.
  • While not a new product, Laudis is now available for sale in Saskatchewan this year.

These new herbicides represent advancements in weed control technology, providing farmers with more options to manage challenging weed populations while safeguarding crop yields and profitability. If you have any questions about these products or any others, contact your local HFL sales rep.