The Sims Crew will be out of the office from
 Jan 30th- Feb 7th
for a business retreat.

Call: Marj @ 800-821-4289 to leave a message for us to call you back as soon as we can or
for immediate assistance call Matt @ 785-569-7058 
Our phone service will be limited, so we are going to be checking e-mails multiple times a day

Email:
simschemicals@hotmail.com (Ryan)
          simsfarm1@hotmail.com (Katie)
          simsfertilizer@hotmail.com (Kathy)
 

 
Looking Forward to Serving you in 2015!
 

 



The Sims Crew will be traveling to the local trade shows again!!
Come check us out and put a face to the voice on the phone
We will also have a short presentation at both shows, check the calender for our times


We will be in Oberlin on January 20th and 21st   <<<<Click here>>>>>
     Salina the 27th and 28th


 

 
Sims is offering a new herbicide by Bayer called Scoparia <<<<click on the link for more info
 

 


Facts about the first herbicide designed specifically for alfalfa.
Velpar AlfaMax Gold
Must be applied before alfalfa breaks dormancy
An XP blended product that includes 2 separately labeled alfalfa herbicides
Easy to handle.  Comes in a 33# resealable bag
New dry flowable formulation is nonflammable and does not freeze
Provides both contact and residual control of many annual and biennial weeds
Rotation:12 months for corn, 24 months for any other crop
 

 

                                                                                          

 
Sims is constantly working on developing a strong relationship with our customers, helping them find the best options of chemicals and fertilizer at the most affordable prices.  Farming, although has been around for decades, continues to evolve rapidly to produce bigger, better yields faster.  Sims is devoted to keeping our customers productive in this fast moving market.  We continue to move ahead in the Crop Life 100, where we're proud to earn our spot at #82, supporting our strong bond with the farming community.  Thank you to all of our customers for your continued support!
 

Sims is closed on Saturday's for the season. 

We know you are busy, if you need to come in earlier or later, give us a call and we will make every attempt to assist you 

Weekday Hours:
Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
 
800-821-4289 or 785-346-5681
Ryan Delaney: 785-346-6240
Mike Delaney: 785-346-6396
Brett Lix: 785-345-3055
Katie Lix: 785-346-6447
 

 
 Pre-book your fertilizer for the spring season.

Pricing seems to be staying steady but is expected to have a gradual upturn into the spring.  Some fertilizer blends are affected by Ice Melt Products, so pre-booking is a good way to ensure the lowest prices.
 

 
                         
Call us today, to place your order, to be delivered in our new trucks.
 

 
DID YOU KNOW???
Agriculture is the number one industry in Kansas, 
employing nearly one in five people!

                    Source: Kansas Foundation for Ag in the classroom
 

 
Tips for Using Burndow Herbicides 
  • Do not apply either glyphosate or Gramozone unless daytime temperatures exceed 55-60` F.
  • The higher the temperature the better.
  • Cold nights (<40`F) will reduce activity, particularly for glyphosate.
  • Sunny weather is important for Gramoxone as sun causes greater plant activity.
  • Be sure to include AMS at 8.5 to 17 lbs/100gal or equivalent with glyohosate and add a good quality NIS at a .25% v/v to Gramoxone.  Of course, if the glyphosate doesn't come fully loaded, add good quality NIS as well.
  • Nitrogen solutions (UAN) may be used as the carrier with either herbicide.  UAN can increase Gramoxone activity and reduce glyphosate activity (especially for perennials and difficult to control weeds). Adding AMS also reduces the antagonism.
  • Tank mixing a triazine such as atrazine with Gramoxone increases the activity; tank mixing any other herbicide and especially a clay-based herbicide (DF,F,WP) reduces glyphosate activity.  YOU can overcome the antagonism by increasing the glyphosate rate by 20 to 25%.
  • Use Flat fan tips with both (not floods) and apply Gramoxone at a minimum of 20 GPA.  Tip selection is less important with glyphosate than Gramoxone.
  • Spraying in late afternoon is not as effective as mid morning.
  • Finally, spray weeds that are actively growing and the smaller, the better for annuals.
 
This information was taken from Penn State Extension
William Curran, Professor of Weed Science




 
 

 
 

 

It pays to use Parallel Plus & Verdict!
Check out this clean milo field located 7 miles North of Portis, KS
on 09/08/13!



 

 

 
Weed Chart

Did you know that all weeds do not germinate at once? 

If so, do you know what time of year they germinate?

Take a few minutes to look at this chart to determine when is the best time
to stay one step ahead of these pesky weeds!
 

 
Western Kansas Kochia
 
Click Here --> Control Options ~by BASF

 
 

 



Click here to read about the Fungicide Rate chart

Look over the Fungicides for Wheat & Soybean Rust Treatment table here.




 

 

 


What is BlueDef It is a mixture of 32.5% high purity synthetic urea and 67.5% deionized
water that is used in Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems on diesel engines. 
DEF is the primary ingredient used to help convert NOx to harmless nitrogen and water.
BlueDef is stable, colorless, non-flammable, non-toxic and is classified as minimum risk for 
transportation. 
Packaging Options: 1 gallon, 2.5 gallon, 55 gallon drums, 275 gallon totes.
Please Call for Pricing!
 

 
Western Kansas Kochia
 
Click Here --> Control Options ~by BASF

 
 


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