Take control.

WEEDS EVOLVE, SO DO WE. Start clean with the advancing power of Nufarm’s pre-seed burndown portfolio in canola, cereals and pulses. Our evolving portfolio keep the farmer in mind to deliver performance, convenience and resistance management in a single package.

  • Performance – Manage those toughest weeds early including kochia, cleavers, narrow-leaved hawk’s beard, volunteer canola and more.
  • Convenience – All-in-one formulations make load times quicker. Tank-mix with glyphosate. No additional surfactants required.
  • Resistance management – Built-in with multiple modes of action to help manage Group 2-, 4- and glyphosate-resistant biotypes.

Amplify your glyphosate pre-seed burndown with BlackHawk® EVO, CONQUER® II, GoldWing® and ThunderHawk®. It’s pre-seed power without the complexity.

Watch this video and learn more about how Nufarm’s pre-seed burndown herbicides work to manage weeds.

Pre-seed burndown benefits

Getting out in front of weed competition with a spring burndown gives your crop a great start. From cereals to pulses to canola to soybeans, here are key reasons to always plan for a pre-seed burndown in the spring.
 Get small weed early Eliminate weed competition smart land stewardship

Unbeatable tank-mix partners for glyphosate

Success depends on identifying individual modes of action and how they work together.

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Group 4, 4 & 14

Cereals | Corn

For cereals and corn, BlackHawk EVO pre-seed herbicide enters the heat of battle with fast, flexible and complete broadleaf weed control.

Tank-mix with glyphosate to control volunteer canola, narrow-leaved hawk’s-beard, kochia (including Group 2-, 4- and glyphosate-resistant biotypes) and other tough broadleaf weeds



Group 6 & 14



Apply CONQUER II pre-seed burndown herbicide with glyphosate ahead of seeding canola to control a wide range of broadleaf weeds including cleavers, volunteer canola, narrow-leaved hawk’s-beard and kochia. (including Group 2-, 4- and glyphosate-resistant biotypes)



Group 4 & 14


Pulses | Cereals | Corn
Canary Seed | Flax

GoldWing can be sprayed before seeding pulses, cereals, canary seed, corn and/or flax.

For best results, tank-mix with glyphosate to control a long list of broadleaf weeds including cleavers, volunteer canola, wild buckwheat and kochia. (including Group 2-, 4- and glyphosate-resistant biotypes)



Group 2, 4 & 14


ThunderHawk is an effective pre-seed burndown option before seeding cereals for farmers in the black soil zone.

Delivering 3 modes of action and some soil residual activity for hard to control weeds like volunteer canola, kochia and cleavers.


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