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The warmer temperatures of spring kick off the busy season for farmers.  Sims has once again decided to pair up with Tri-Rotor Aerial Spraying to keep you ahead of the game.  With our 33 years of experience and state of the art equipment, and the expertise of Tri-Rotor pilots, we can offer you the control you need when you need it.  We offer several combinations of chemicals to treat your acres along with precise mapping to pin point the area that needs sprayed.  Contact Ryan or Amanda with any questions or to schedule your spring acres.

Looking for a Borad Spectrum Insect Control??
Mustang Max maybe a good option for your needs.  
Click on the link above for more information or call Sims Today!



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 #79, supporting our strong bond with the farming community.  Thank you to all of our customers for your continued support!


Thank You For Choosing Sims Fertilizer & Chemical

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:
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
We will be open on Saturdays from 8:30 to 11 starting April 5th
800-821-4289 or 785-346-5681
Ryan Delaney: 785-346-6240
Mike Delaney: 785-346-6396
Evan Joy: 785-545-7688
Brett Lix: 785-345-3055
Katie Lix: 785-346-6447


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



 Tips for burn down application for soybeans

If you are just now starting burn down applications for soybeans I would recommend dropping Banvel out of the recommendation when using Authority due to the fact its about 30 days to planting.  I would use AIM .75 to 1 oz +Roundup+.5 lbs of 2,4D ester.  Marestail, henbit, winter annuals, lambsquarter, Kochia and more.  Performance with 15 GPA is excellent.  Use a twin fan, turbo or flat fan nozzles for best results with larger weeds.  Spray Marestail prior to bolt for best results.
Thanks, Joe Sims 



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.



CLICK HERE to see our info about Spider Mite Control


Click here to read more about this herbicide for Grain Sorghum.



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 
Packaging Options: 1 gallon, 2.5 gallon, 55 gallon drums, 275 gallon totes.
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