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Rodeo Herbicide is a very popular glyphosphate herbicide for the control of aquatic weeds and plants. Rodeo Herbicide is effective on nearly all emergent plants like Cattails, Grasses, Bulrushes, Purple Loosestrife, Alligatorweed. Rodeo is systemic - kills the roots for multi year control. There is not a more economical way to control tall weeds. Mix the Rodeo concentrate with water and a non-ionic surfactant (See DyneAmic Surfactant) and apply by using a back pack or Chapin sprayer. For Cattail or Lily control wait until plants are mature. Apply to dry plants. No water use restrictions.
|Active Ingredient:||Glyphosate, N-(phosphonomethyl)glycine, in the form of its isopropylamine salt 53.8%|
|For use in:||Aquatic Sites-including all bodies of fresh and brackish water which may be flowing, non-flowing or transient. This includes lakes, rivers, streams, ponds, seeps, irrigation and drainage ditches, canals, reservoirs, estuaries and similar sites.|
|Application:||* See label for complete application instructions|
|Yield:||2.5 Gallons will Cover Up to 5 Acres|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||MA, NJ, NY, VT, WA|
|Shipping Weight:||25.75 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||Dow AgroSciences|
- Top choice for emerged aquatic vegetation control
- Broad-spectrum grass, broadleaf weed and brush control
- Controls entire plant – roots and all
- More convenient to use in difficult-to-reach areas than mechanical methods
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32 of 36 people found this review helpful:
Good product, but not for every problem
By Jd in Central Oregon on 05/30/2011
I specifically bought this product to control weeds in my farm pond. It arrived quickly and well packaged; no problem there. Close reading of the Rodeo literature included with the product states, "will not control underwater plants, or those with foliage mostly underwater." Naturally, these were the plants that I wanted to control. Lesson learned: just because it says "aquacide" doesn't mean it controls all plants in the water.
24 of 26 people found this review helpful:
Works great on Phragmites
By Phragmite in Wisconsin area on 09/22/2010
Purchased because it is our state-approved for use on or near water---lakes and streams. Added the surfactant DyneAmic as recommended (which is also safe for use on water). Killed those very invasive tall water-loving phragmites. Used 3 oz to 2 gal of water and it worked well.
24 of 25 people found this review helpful:
Cattails dying off
By Sam in Newalla, OK on 09/26/2010
I have a small pond entirely filled with cattails. Tall ones, too--8-10ft. I sprayed about 1.25 gallons of this at a 5% solution and nearly everyone turned brown within 2 weeks. I will probably have to spray a second time because those things grow so fast.
16 of 17 people found this review helpful:
Rodeo and Phragmites
By Elizabeth in St. Michaels, MD on 08/22/2010
The Rodeo Herbicide mixed with DyneAmic Surfactant are doing a good job killing my Phragmites. I used a 10% mix.
14 of 14 people found this review helpful:
Rodeo Aqua Killer
By Marion in orlando, florida on 04/25/2014
This is great stuff but you must be very careful because even the slightest mist or overspray will kill anything growing close to the shoreline. I have used this product before and it prevented new growth for about 5-6 years. I would recommend this to anyone wanting to get rid of lily pads and other shoreline vegetation.
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By Weed in Georgia on 08/27/2016
My new favorite word in weed control, "Non Selective" it kills everything. I've used it primarily on pond and ditch perimeters as well on steep black berry covered banks. It takes a week or so to really hit stride and then everything rapidly turns brown and DIES. Bear in mind it requires user to mix with surfactant. I used turf-die as well to make it easier to see what I had sprayed.
Rodeo Herbicide Works!
By Larry in Bremen, IN on 08/11/2016
Applied with a backpack sprayer as directed for weeds around my 1 acre swimming pond edge and bank. Within 2 weeks, there was no weed left alive thanks to this product. I would recommend this safe product to anyone with a swimming pond.
GREAT product in my fight against Brazilian pepper tree!!
By Paulina in Southwest FL coast on 03/24/2016
Great product! Easy to use and great price (especially compared to other herbicides which are effective). Best part?! I live near the ocean and this is the only product rated for that!!! GET IT! I cut them down with a friend's sawzall and pruning blade, put this in a squeeze bottle, and then would immediately squeeze just enough to cover the cut area (MAKING SURE I got the cambium- the EFFECTIVE area to cover for this to work) and that's it!!! I even tried cutting 1-2 "trees" growing off of a main trunk- I saw the tree dying off in less than a week!!! Works AWESOME! Just follow precaution. Don't need to dilute (and shouldn't) to treat brazilian pepper cut treatment. Cannot be used for basil bark, just FYI.
9 of 9 people found this review helpful:
THE best herbicide to eliminate lily pads!
By Don in Bastrop, TX on 11/05/2015
DoMyOwn claims this Rodeo is the most cost effective treatment for lily pads. They're right! And it's the easiest, too. Don't use it when water temps are high or you risk killing fish when the bacteria that decay the plants deplete the oxygen (water temps under 65 degrees are optimal -- fall is best time of year). See results in ten days. Use with blue dye (it's worth the cost). Mix per gallon: 2.66 oz of Rodeo, 1/2 oz of surfactant, 1/2 oz of dye (or less). They say this 2.5 gal jug will treat 4 acres, but it treats more than that. ...I tried other herbicide that costs MUCH more, but this stuff is the best.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful:
Not my First Rodeo
By Ron in Bexley, OH on 08/26/2015
Needed a non-polluting herbicide to kill weeds on my rip rap near a small lake. Two applications of Rodeo mixed according to the the formula has knocked out every noxious weed and grass on my shoreline. Could not be easier to use. Safe and Effective.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
By Anthony in Como, NC on 07/06/2015
Used Rodeo to kill aquatic plants growing along the edges of my irrigation ponds. Product worked well.
3 of 4 people found this review helpful:
By John in 4871 WSR 28 Tipton, IN 46072 on 09/11/2014
A great herbicide especially around our 3/4 acre pond.
2 of 3 people found this review helpful:
By P in West Palm Beach, FL on 07/31/2014
Rodeo is one of several aquatic herbicides I have been using for almost 25 years around my pond for weed control, but it has become exceedingly more difficult to find any of my local agricultural supply houses that now carry it. DoMyOwnPestControl has provided me the opportunity to obtain Rodeo in a size that I regularly use at a reasonable price. The fact that product label and MSDS information is available online allows me to evaluate whether or not a potential herbicide/fungicide and the like are suitable for my anticipated uses/needs. No product should ever be purchased without ensuring the product is suitable for the application one is planning to use it for. Product delivery from the time I ordered the product to the time I received the product was quicker than I anticipated. 5-stars to DoMyOwnPestControl for the variety of products offered and their response to fulfilling my order.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
use of rodeo at my farm
By James in ohio sullivan on 07/24/2014
been using rodeo for more than 19 years here and im completely satisfied with its safty and performance of this product
8 of 9 people found this review helpful:
Roheo for grass and weed control in a pond or lake
By Ronnie in Yulee FA on 07/07/2014
I live on a lake and the grass grows into the water so I spray the grass on the bank with rodeo. Its work great and doesn't hurt the fish,frogs and etc. It works on any plant that grows on or above the water .
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QIs Rodeo Herbicide safe for fish?
We have a large pond fed by a tributary from a river. Parrot feather is growing rapidly. Will this product help rid the pond of this invasive plant?
AYes, Rodeo is safe to use in ponds that have fish and other aquatic life. We just started carrying herbicides due to customer request, but they are not our specialty. We would like to refer you to the manufacturer to enquire about the parrot feather since they are the experts on their Rodeo product. The manufacturer is Dow AgroSciences, and you can reach them at 800-992-5994.
QIs Rodeo Herbicide safe for use around dogs?
My dogs swim in and drink out of our pond, is this product safe for them and how long should I keep them away from the pond after using this product? Also, is it safe for the fish?
ARodeo Herbicide is labeld for use in ponds, streams, lakes and other bodies of water including bodies of water that are located in wildlife habitats. Products that would harm fish or other aquatic animals would indicate on the product label that the product could not be used near bodies of water. When used as directed on the product label Rodeo should be safe for dogs and other animals.
02/05/2014 Jeff from Ga
QDoes Rodeo Herbicide kill lily pads?
ARodeo Herbicide will kill Lily Pads. If you are making an application with a sprayer you would use approx. 2 and 2/3 fluid oz. Rodeo per gallon water or 5 pints Rodeo per acre. Please refer to the product label for application.
QRodeo vs Round up?
label active ingredients are the same yet one is labeled for aquatic use and the the other isn't, WHY ?
AIn cases where the active ingredients are the same but the usage is different there could be a couple of reasons, 1. The formula is different, meaning the base is different. The active ingredient is only one component of a finished product or 2. One company tested the product for specific uses and the other company did not. Use products in accordance with their product labels.
07/25/2013 Marianne from Woody Creek, Co
QHow long can you store Rodeo Herbicide without it losing effectiveness?
Rodeo seems to only come in 2.5 gallon containers and I don't need that much. If I buy it now, will it still be good next year and the year after?
ALike most of our herbicides, Rodeo has a shelf life of 3-5 years if kept at moderate temps. Mkae sure that the lid is tightly sealed before storing.
10/08/2016 Loretta from Doylestown
QCan Rodeo get rid of Petasites japonicus? What dilution would be suggested?
If injected with a syringe into the stalk after it is cut down to the ground, will the root be destroyed?
09/01/2016 W. from Westville
QWill Rodeo Herbicide kill or control Water shield?
A Rodeo Herbicide when applied directly should control Water Shield.
Rodeo Herbicide when applied directly should control Water Shield.
09/01/2016 Steve from Philadelphia, Pa
QWhat weed/brush control can be used in and around a rain run off ditch that drains to a river?
This ditch is usually dry and has grass, weeds and woody brush in it.
08/30/2016 Gary from Port Gibson, Ms
QIs Rodeo effective and safe for use in brackish/salt water by applying to vegetation when the tide is down?
07/11/2016 Celinda from Wills Point, Tx
QIs it safe to water flowers with water from a pond after Rodeo herbicide is sprayed in and around that pond?
A Yes, pond water treated with Rodeo Herbicide can be used to water flowers. Per the manufacturer there would be no time restrictions on using it.
Yes, pond water treated with Rodeo Herbicide can be used to water flowers. Per the manufacturer there would be no time restrictions on using it.
07/07/2016 Mike from Estacada, Oregon
QHow much Rodeo Herbicide should I use per gallon of water for American pond weed when using a pump up sprayer?
07/07/2016 Tom from Devils Garden, Fl
QHow long after applying Rodeo Herbicide should I expect a complete kill?
A You will notice results within 2 weeks after applying Rodeo Herbicide (results will vary) and a surfactant can be added for better results. It could take up to a month to six weeks to get a complete kill, and a repeat application may be necessary.
You will notice results within 2 weeks after applying Rodeo Herbicide (results will vary) and a surfactant can be added for better results. It could take up to a month to six weeks to get a complete kill, and a repeat application may be necessary.
QWhat is the shelf life for Rodeo Herbicide?
A Rodeo Herbicide has a shelf life for up to 3 years when stored at room temperature for the chemicals to remain active.
Rodeo Herbicide has a shelf life for up to 3 years when stored at room temperature for the chemicals to remain active.
05/28/2016 Helen from Williamsburg, Va
QHow soon after using Rodeo can I plant flowers?
A We would recommend waiting at least 2-3 weeks before replanting any flowers after Rodeo Herbicide is applied.
We would recommend waiting at least 2-3 weeks before replanting any flowers after Rodeo Herbicide is applied.
05/07/2016 Rj from Bartlett, Il
QWhat is the mix rate for Rodeo Herbicide when using it as a replacement for Roundup?
I want to use this as a replacement for store-bought roundup, but am confused about mix rates for a pumpup or backpack sprayer. I want to use for nuisance weed control around ornamentals and trees- dandelion, thistle, etc- as well as invasive creeping charlie and garlic mustard etc. Also, how much surfactant should I use? Thanks!