Suggested Weed Control Calendar for Bermudagrass Sports Fields
Trimec/2,4-D if needed for broadleaves
Non-overseeded: apply atrazine (dormant bermudagrass) @ 1.5 qt/acre or simazine @ 1.5 qt/acre + Trimec or 2,4-D
Optional – for preemergence control of crabgrass and goosegrass apply oxadiazon - trade name Ronstar
Broadleaf weed control if necessary using Trimec/2,4-D
In 2,4-D restricted zones and non-overseeded bermudagrass apply metsulfuron (Manor/Blade) for most broadleaves
Monitor field for summer weed emergence
For dallisgrass, and crabgrass control apply MSMA and repeat in 7 to 10 days
Trimec or 2,4-D for broadleaves
In 2,4-D restricted zones and non-overseeded turf apply metsulfuron (Manor/Blade) for most broadleaves
MSMA for grasses + Sedgehammer, Certainty, or Monument for nutsedges repeat MSMA in 10 days.
MSMA + Sencor for goosegrass and dallisgrass repeat in 10 days
For Virginia buttonweed control apply multiple applications of Trimec/2,4-D.
In 2,4-D restricted zones apply metsulfuron (Manor/Blade) for most broadleaves
MSMA as needed for crabgrass or MSMA + Sencor for goosegrass repeat in 10 days. 2,4-D or metsulfuron for broadleaves.
MSMA as needed for crabgrass
Add nutsedge killer if necessary.
Non-overseeded bermudagrass: Apply simazine @ 1.5 qt/A after last home game on football fields for annual bluegrass and winter broadleaf control + 2,4-D
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