Atrazine, simazine and propazine are currently under EPA registration review, which is required for all pesticides every 15 years to update and modernize the science and risk assessments.  As part of the review process, on June 2,2016 EPA released its draft ecological risk assessments, which drew conclusions based on a number of scientific errors and flawed interprtations.  The future of some essential crop protection tools are at stake.  It is important for our industry to weigh in with EPA to ensure they are following sound science and accurate data prior to making any final decisions.  The agency needs to learn about the importance of these products to your customer's crop production.  The comment period closes on October 5, 2016
The best Science and data need to remain part of the EPA's registration review process.  The agency's draft ecological risk assessment is inconsistent with a number of their previous conclusions and assessments by other regulatory agencies around the world.  After review all public comments, EPA has indicated it will revise the ecological risk assessment, if necessary, and hold a Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) in 2017.  Please take a few moments to submit personalized comments to EPA.

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We have a complete line up of seed treatments for this years wheat planting season.  Options for disease control as low as $1.03 per bushel and insecticide as low as $.37 per bushel.  Please give us a call for more information and options.


Bugged Out?

This year's moisture and warm weather have been a blessing but unfortunately been a great environment for some pesky bugs as well.  Don't worry we have you covered!
Worms: 12-14oz per acre of Prevathon as low as $14.39/acre (Prevathon won't kill the beneficials and flare the SCA population)
Sugar Cane Aphid: 4-5 oz per acre of Sivanto as low as $8.43 or 1 oz Transform as low as $7.06 per acre



Stubble Up!!
Step 1: (after harvest) 
Spray #4 Glyphosate at 32oz/A tank mix with Banvel or Sharpen 
(if you have puncture vine add 4oz Picloram 22K)
* Be cautious with 2 4-D and Banvel for drift concerns
Step 2: ( in Mid-Fall)
Follow up with Glyphosate, Broadleaf Chemicals and Atrazine
(Remember to appy Atrazine after it cools down)

Don't forget to apply a fall pre herbicide to get ahead of tough weeds, such as marestail, kochia & pigweeds





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!

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. 

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Please Call 800-821-4289 or 785-346-5681


Fertilizer prices are still running low!  Give us a call to lock in the great deals before they start creeping up.


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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



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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