Q&A – Invasive forest weeds in Eastern Washington
(Answers from Dale Whaley, WSU Extension)
Q). Is there a preferred herbicide for mullein?
A) Here are 5 recommendations for Mullein
- Picloram (Tordon, Tordon 22K, Tordon 101, Grazon) at 2pts/acre (add 2,4-D (Weedar 64, Amine 4) at 4pts/acre if flowering)
- 2,4-D + dicamba (Veteran 720, Rangestar, WeedMaster) at 4pts/acre
- Telar @ 1.33 oz/acre
- Aminopyralid (Milestone, Milestone VM) at 7oz/acre (add 2,4-D (Weedar 64, Amine 4) at 4pts/acre if flowering)
Q). How effective are cattle/grazing at reducing invasive weeds?
A). I have attached one document and two websites below that talk about grazing.