Agrichemical Application

​​​​Residents are advised that vegetation weed control and plant maintenance by agrichemical means will be undertaken at various sites throughout Hamilton City Council Boundaries during the year.

Sites and reasons and agrichemicals to be used are as follows;​

Sports Parks

All Sport Parks
Reason:  Weed control boundary spraying/shrubberies/pavers
Chemical/s Used:

​​Herbicide
  • Selective  - Nortron, Versatill, Image, Conquest Grazon
  • Non Selective –, Roundup, Vigilant
  • Penetrant – Slikka, LI-1000, Injectaforce and Bi-Arga

Reason:  Kill Moss from areas that can be unsafe when wet  
Chemical/s Used:

  • Surrender
  • Wet & forget

Gower Park and Porritt Park Sand Carpets, Galloway Park and Jansen Park Cricket Pitch

Reason:  Plant pest & Disease control      
Chemical/s Used:

Fungicide

  • Amistar
  • Cavalry 720 SC
  • Rovral Flo
  • Taratek 5F
  • Thiram 40F
  • Dithane Rainshield Neo TEC
  • Carbendazim 500
  • Mirage 450 EC
  • Aurora
  • Ridomil Gold MZ WG

 Insecticide

  • Acelepryn

Reason:  To slow the growth of turf and weed grasses
Chemical/s Used:

Growth Regulators

  • Turf Culture Trinex 250 EC Growth Regulator
  • Avocet
  • Paclo- Pro
  • Primo EC

Neighbourhood Parks

Reason:  weed control boundary spraying/shrubberies/pavers
Chemical/s Used:

Herbicide

  • Pre-Emergent –
  • Selective  - Gallant, Grazon, Buster
  • Non Selective – Roundup, Vigilant
  • Penetrant - Slikka

Destination Parks, including Rose Gardens and shrubberies

Reason:  weed control   boundary spraying/shrubberies
Chemical/s Used:

Herbicide

  • Pre-Emergent –
  • Selective  - Gallant, Grazon, Buster
  • Non Selective – Roundup, Vigilant
  • Penetrant – Slikka

Reason:  Plant pest & Disease control      
Chemical/s Used:

Fungicide

  • Taratek
  • Copper Oxychloride
  • Super shield
  • Saprol
  • Ridomil
  • Acrobat

Insecticide:

  • Super shield
  • Mavrik
  • Attack
  • Verdex

Annual Bedding

Reason:  weed control   boundary spraying/shrubberies
Chemical/s used:

Herbicide

  • Non Selective –  Roundup
  • Penetrant – Slikka

Reason:  Plant pest & Disease control      
Chemical/s used:

Fungicide

  • Taratek
  • Copper Oxychloride
  • Super shield

Insecticide

  • Super shield

Natural Areas

Reason: Boundary and shrubberies spraying, control of persistent invasive woody weeds and climbers.
Chemical/s Used: 

Herbicide

  • Pre-emergent – Tag
  • Selective – Grazon
  • Non Selective –  Roundup, Vigilant, Associate, Tordon and Met Gel
  • Penetrant – Slikk

Park and Street Trees

Reason: to prevent stump regrowth
Chemical/s Used: 

Herbicide

  • Cut n paste - Gel paste

Lakes

Reason: Aquatic weed control 
Chemical/s used:

  • Non Selective – Metsulfuron, Garlon 360 and Glyphosate Green​

Other council sites including, pump stations and public buildings

Reason:  weed control   boundary spraying
Chemical/s Used:

Herbicide

  • Non Selective – Nufarm, Roundup and Weedmaster TS540

Streetscapes

Reason:  weed control   boundary spraying/shrubberies
Chemical/s used:

Herbicide

  • Pre-Emergent – Rout and Ignite
  • Selective- Simazine, Gallant and Associate granules
  • Non Selective – Vigilant and Weed master 360, 540
  • Penetrant -Slikka

Signage will be placed in these areas during and after control us undertaken.

To sign up to Council's no spry register or spray notification register click here​.​​

 

Page reviewed: 23 Mar 2017 3:53pm