• Follow manufacturer recommendations for using talc or graphite and avoid using more than recommended.
  • Avoid adding excess dust from the bottom of the seed container to the planter.
  • Minimize off-site dust movement from treated seeds.
  • Stay alert to wind speed and direction, particularly near flowering crops which could attract pollinators.
  • Incorporate treated seed into the soil at proper depths, especially at row ends and field corners.
  • Clean planters and seed boxes away from environmentally sensitive areas that might attract pollinators.

For more tips on good seed treatment management, download a pdf.