How to Decide Whether to Do a Fall Burndown Application

Client: Farmers Business Network

This post guides farmers in making critical field decisions as fall approaches. It explores the concept of a fall burndown application, highlighting its significance in controlling weeds, managing pests and diseases, and improving soil quality.

The post provides direct and actionable advice by recommending specific herbicides for fall burndown and promoting FBN Direct, an online product platform for farmers that offers transparent pricing and direct-to-farm delivery.

This post was ghostwritten for an FBN employee specializing in agronomy and crop protection.

“While the exact timing of a fall burndown application will vary based on the region, crop type and weather conditions, you should ideally schedule the application immediately after harvesting the main crop. This ensures herbicides are applied when winter weeds and unwanted vegetation are actively growing and more susceptible to control efforts.