ALERT: Herbicide Carryover

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HERBICIDE CARRYOVER IN HAY, MANURE, COMPOST, AND GRASS CLIPPINGS: Caution to Hay Producers, Livestock Owners, Farmers, and Home Gardeners. Certain herbicides can remain active in hay, straw, grass clippings, manure, and compost. They can damage vegetables, fruits, flowers, and other crops. The damage can be poor seed germination, death of young plants, cupping or twisting of leaves, misshapen fruit, or reduced crop yields. Read about this important issue by clicking on the title of this publication. If you have questions, contact the authors: or

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Photo of Rhonda Sherman, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRhonda ShermanExtension Solid Waste Specialist (919) 515-6770 rhonda_sherman@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
Updated on Oct 10, 2016
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