Herbicides Alphabetically Listed by Active Ingredient

* Federally restricted

bensulide (Prefar): preplant incorporated herbicide for control of various grass and certain broadleaf weeds in many vegetable crops.

bentazon (Basagran): postemergence herbicide in beans, peas and sweet corn for control of yellow nutsedge, smartweed and jimsonweed.

bromoxynil (Broclean, Maestro, and others): Note: some brands are registered in some states, and not others. For examples, Maestro is not registered in NH and VT while Broclean is registered in all New England states.  Check state pesticide registrations before selecting a product to make sure it is legal to apply in your state.  Used for postemergence control of broadleaf weeds when applied at the seedling stage. For use in garlic and onions.

carfentrazone (Aim): postemergence control of many broadleaf weeds in sweet corn, pumpkin, and winter squash.

clethodim (Select, Intensity): postemergence grass herbicide for use in many vegetable crops.

clomazone (Command): preemergence control of most grasses and some broadleaf weeds in pumpkins and peppers.

clopyralid (Stinger): postemergence herbicide for control of many annual and perennial broadleaf weeds in beets, sweet corn, spinach and turnip.

cycloate (Ro-Neet): preplant incorporated herbicide to control annual grasses, nutsedge, certain perennial grasses and many broadleaf weeds in beets and spinach. MA, NH and ME only.

DCPA (Dacthal): preemergence herbicide for control of annual grasses and certain annual broadleaf weeds in many vegetables. Restricted use in MA.

dicamba (Banvel, Clarity): postemergence herbicide in asparagus.

diquat (Diquat, Reglone): potato vine killer. Restricted use in NH and CT.

diuron (Karmex): preemergence herbicide controlling certain grasses and broadleaf weeds in asparagus beds.

EPTC (Eptam): for control of annual grassy weeds, nutgrass, perennial weeds such as Johnsongrass seedlings, quackgrass and several broadleaf weeds in beans (green) and potatoes. Restricted use in VT.

ethalfluralin (Curbit, Sonalan HFP): preemergence control of many annual grasses and broadleaf weeds in some vine crops (Cucurbit) and dry beans (Sonalan).

fluazifop (Fusilade DX): postemergence grass control herbicide for use on carrots, dry bulb onions, spinach and non-bearing asparagus.

flumioxazin (Chateau or Valor):  preemergence and limited postemergence control of many broadleaf weeds and some grasses.

fomesafen (Reflex): pre- and postemergence weed control in beans and potatoes.  Can only be used every-other year!

glyphosate (Roundup): many formulations available with varying % a.i. such as Roundup PowerMax, Roundup Pro, etc., in addition to many generic glyphosate products. A postemergence herbicide absorbed by the foliage of emerged annual and perennial weeds.

halosulfuron (Sandea): preemergence and postemergence herbicide for use in asparagus, beans, corn, cucurbits, and fruiting vegetables.

imazamox (Raptor): for early postemergence weed control in dry beans, lima beans, snap beans, and english peas.

linuron (Lorox): preemergence or postemergence herbicide for control of germinating and newly established broadleaf weeds and grasses in carrots and parsley. Restricted use in VT.

mesotrione (Callisto): pre- and postemergence control of many broadleaf weeds in sweet corn and asparagus. Generics are also now available.

metolachlor (Dual Magnum): preplant incorporated and preemergence weed control in corn, potato, pumpkin, and tomato.  Restricted use in MA and VT.

metribuzin (Metribuzin): preemergence and early postemergence herbicide for control of a large number of grass and broadleaf weeds in potatoes and tomatoes. Restricted use in MA and VT.

napropamide (Devrinol): preplant incorporated herbicide for use in peppers, eggplant, tomatoes, asparagus and cole crops. For good control of barnyard grass, crabgrass, fall panicum, goosegrass, lambsquarter, pigweed and purslane. Photodegradable, must be incorporated within 24 hours by discing or watering in.

norflurazon (Solicam): preemergence used in asparagus.

oxyfluorfen (Goal): for control of certain annual grassy and broadleaf weeds in onions and crucifers.

*paraquat (Gramoxone Inteon 2S): restricted-use pesticide. A contact "burndown" herbicide with no soil activity.

pelargonic acid (Scythe): postemergence contact herbicide for stale bed and directed/shielded applications in many vegetable crops.

pendimethalin (Prowl): preemergence herbicide for control of broadleaf weeds and grasses in asparagus, corn, peppers, potatoes, garlic, and onions. Restricted use in VT.

prometryn (Caparol): pre- and postemergence control of annual broadleaf weeds in carrots, celery, and parsley.

*pronamide (Kerb): preergence herbicide for weed control in lettuce.

quizalofop (Assure II): postemergence grass herbicide for use in beans and peas.

rimsulfuron (Matrix): preemergence and early postemergence herbicide for control of many grass and broadleaf weeds in potato. Restricted use in MA and VT.

sethoxydim (Poast): postemergence grass control herbicide for use in most vegetable crops. See label.

terbacil (Sinbar): preemergence and early postemergence herbicide for control of many broadleaf weeds in asparagus.

trifluralin (Treflan): preemergence herbicide that must be incorporated for control of many annual grasses and certain broadleaf weeds in many vegetable crops.

2,4-D (Amine 4): postemergence control of broadleaf weeds in asparagus and sweet corn. Restricted use in MA and VT.

Herbicides specific to corn

(not registered on other crops discussed in the New England Vegetable Managment Guide)

*acetochlor (Harness, Surpas): used for pre- and postemergence control of annual grasses and some broadleaf weeds in corn. Not registered for use in NH.

ametryn (Evik):  used for postemergence weed control in field corn and popcorn. Not for use in ME, NH, or VT.

*atrazine (AAtrex): provides season-long control of most broad-leaved weeds in sweet corn. Applied either preemergence, postemergence or in combination with other herbicides.

dimethenamid (Outlook): preemergence herbicide which provides grass and some broadleaf weed control in sweet corn.

fluthiacet-methyl (Cadet): Restricted use in some states. Not for use in fresh sweet corn. For use in field Corn, sweet corn grown for processing only, and popcorn.

nicosulfuron (Accent Q):  postemergence grass herbicide in corn.

pyroxasulfone (Zidua): used pre- or early postemergence for weed control in corn. Not registered in VT.

safluenacil (Sharpen) - used as a preplant surface, preplant incorporated, or preemergence to corn for broadleaf weed control. Not for use on sweet corn grown for fresh market use.  Some corn varieties are sensitive to injury form this herbicide. Also used as a harvest aid for dry beans.

simazine (Princep): Restricted use in some states. Used preemergence before weeds and corn have emerged.

topramezone (Impact):  postemergence control of many broadleaf weeds and some grasses in corn.

tembotrione (Laudis): postemergence herbicide for control of many broadleaf weeds in corn.

Note: Always check current registrations to be sure the herbicide is registered for the specific crop in question and state of use. Always read and follow all label instructions before using any pesticide!