Herbicides used to control fathen in pastures include the following:
ALWAYS READ PRODUCT LABELS BEFORE APPLYING
|Active ingredient||When to apply||Residual effect||Grass damage||Clover damage|
|2,4-D ethylhexyl ester||Early spring before 4 leaf stage for butyic formulations and bentazone. Early spring before 6 leaf stage for chemicals other than butyic formulations (MCPB, 2,4-DB) and bentazone.||Moderate||No||Slight|
|bentazone and MCPB||Slight||No||Slight|
|MCPA and MCPB||Moderate||No||Slight|
Consult your farm consultant, industry rep or New Zealand Agrichemical Manual for more information about chemical control.