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I've got some flax on irrigation, its looking good. Been wondering about spraying Headline, on irrigation we target 50 bus plus. You growers that have used headline on flax, do you think it would prolong maturity or keep the straw green thus causing harvest issues?
 

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I got 40 once in the 70s and havent broken 20 since about 1990. with headline or without. But it does keep the straw green and I have no idea why we cant make it yield any more. I'd love to grow it again but need at least 35 to do it. or a chance at 35 anyway. Headline did give us a 3 bushel bump everywhere we tried it.
 

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We've got two crops in a row over 40 last two years. I find that headline adds at least a week to harvest. Plus you might have to desiccate, we find we have to. Reglone on seed and glyphosate on rest.
 

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Personally I haven't grown it for 30 years, but 50 bus isn't uncommon, but with that much fertilizer and irrigation it's hard to keep it from lodging and ripen up for harvesting, thus not sure about headline.
 
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