Firebird is a pre-emergence herbicide that controls a wide range of key arable weeds in both wheat and barley. Weeds such as vulpia hair grass, an increasing problem on Canterbury farms; annual poa, found in most arable paddocks and field pansy, speedwell and field madder.

Applied pre-emergence, before weeds have had time to compete with your crops for nutrients, water and energy, Firebird allows your crops to get off to the best possible start and to deliver their full yield potential.


  • Firebird has a label claim for use on both wheat and barley.
  • Extensive trials here and in Europe have shown that Firebird is safe to the crop.
  • Firebird is applied pre-emergence of the weeds ensuring weed competition is eliminated for the important first weeks of the crop's life.
  • Firebird controls competitive and difficult weeds such as vulpia hair grass, annual poa, field madder and field pansy.
  • As Firebird is applied soon after planting it means that you can get on to the paddock to spray. You can then have the confidence to move on to other jobs knowing Firebird is protecting your crops from weeds.
Pack size 5L and 10L.

Please download product label for full usage guidelines.

Using Firebird on Wheat & Barley

Weed: Pre-emergence weeds

Apply at 300 ml/ha in a single application pre-emergence of the weeds and up to GS21 of autumn and winter sown crops sown no later than the end of June.