The wine industry has conducted trial work on a number of “natural herbicides” which was presented at a recent Australian Wine Industry Technical conference.
Some FPAG stores have been stocking the “Safe” Series of alternative herbicides;
- HomeSafe® – for small jobs in domestic areas
- LocalSafe® – targeted to councils, schools, landscapers etc
- FarmSafe® – for use in the Agriculture sector, primarily vineyards, orchards, vegetables and some dairy situations.
- The Safe Series of herbicides are a non-toxic formulation, however are acid-based products and need to be used with care. Always wear protective equipment (faceshield, gloves, sturdy footwaear etc.) when handling and applying these products.
- HomeSafe is available in a 750ml RTU spray pack and a 5 L refill.
- LocalSafe is packaged in 5 L & 15 L units
- FarmSafe is packaged in 15 L, 200 L and 1000 L shuttles.
- Check with your local FPAG store for more details on these products.