Herbicide Application Notice for 9/17 & 9/18

To control weeds and keep our district fields healthy we need to apply herbicide sprays.    We try to complete this type of application when there will be the least impact on usage.  As with any application, weather and wind have an impact on when herbicide applications can be completed.

Herbicides are scheduled to be applied for weed control Saturday, September 17, and Sunday, September 18, 2016 to district grounds and fields.

The Product to be applied is: Range Star - Crabgrass Plus Lawn Weed Killer Concentrate

 A schedule of building site application is as follows:

Saturday, Septmeber 17, 2016
Location Approximate Start Application Time
Oak Ridge Elementary – All grass and field areas 5:00 AM About 4 1/2 hours
Sartell Middle School - West side SB Fields 1,2,3,4 9:30 AM About 2 1/2 hours
Sartell High School  - Upper Soccer fields 12:00 PM About 30 minutes
Sartell High School  - FB practice field 5th Street 12:30 PM About 30 minutes
Sartell Middle School - East side - All grass field areas  1:00 PM About 2 1/2 hours
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Pine Meadow Elementary - All grass field areas 7:00 AM About 3 1/2 hours
Sartell High School – Tennis Courts to top Soccer Fields 10:30 AM About 1 hour
District Service Center - All grass field areas 11:30 AM

About 1 hour

These times are estimated and may change based on rain, wind and other weather factors.

It is recommended that all people and pets stay off the treated fields until the spray has dried approximately two hours depending on weather.

Any questions on the application can be directed to the Buildings and Grounds Department at 320-290-0417.  The Safety Data Sheet for the herbicide (RANGE STAR) to be used utilized is available for review by calling the Buildings and Grounds Department.