Thrust Selective Herbicide 5 L

SKU: 15261

Sale price£61.50 ex. VAT
£73.80 inc. VAT
(minimum of 1)


MAPP No. 15408

Thrust selective herbicide is a strong weed killer to control annual and perennial broad-leaved weeds in established agricultural grassland and amenity grassland. It is a soluble concentrate containing 344g/l 2,4-D and 120g/l dicamba as the dimethylamine salt. 

Thrust is highly effective on weeds such as thistle, dock, plantain, soft rush and buttercups, and is also particularly effective on the troublesome weed, ragwort. It will not harm the grass which means it can be applied on paddocks and pasture. 

Thrust is easily applied through a vehicle mounted or handheld sprayer making it a useful and versatile product. Whilst many other selective herbicides continue to be withdrawn from the market, Thrust is one of the few remaining products that can boast value for money. 

Key Features

  • Proven to be effective on ragwort. 
  • Controls broad-leaved weeds such as thistle, dock, plantain, soft rush and buttercups. 
  • Amenity grassland recommendation.
  • Approved for application through both knapsack or mounted boom sprayers.
  • Specific label recommendation with Nufarm Cropoil to further improve control of Ragwort.

Application Information

Susceptible Weeds

  • Thistle
  • Creeping (plants up to 50cm high)
  • Buttercup, creeping
  • Dock, broad leaved
  • Dock, curled
  • Ragwort, common
Size of knapsack Thrust (ml) Water Volume (L)
5 litres 45 5
10 litres 90 10
20 litres 180 20

Apply when the majority of annual weeds are at the seedling stage.

For ragwort control:

  • Thrust should be sprayed when ragwort rosettes are growing vigorously but before the flower spines start to grow. 
  • Ensure that animals do not come into contact with the treated areas until there is no visible sign of the dead weed (see product label for full guidance). 

Additional Information


  • Ensure grazing does not take place for at least 14 days after spraying. 
  • Do not mow or roll 4 days before or after application.
  • The first 4 cuts after treatment must be composted for at least six months before use. 
  • Grass less than one year old should not be treated with Thrust. 
  • Grass crops intended for seed production should not be treated.
  • Grass suffering from drought or disease should not be treated.  
  • Do not roll or harrow crops for 7 days either before or after application. 
  • Do not apply when grassland is flowering. 
  • Avoid spraying in windy weather in case of spray drift onto neighbouring crops. 
  • Do not spray within 5 metres of the field boundary. 

Crop Specific Information:

Crop Maximum dose rate Maximum total dose Timing Interval between applications Water volume
Grassland 3.5l/ha 3.5l/ha April-September N/A 100 - 400l/ha of water. Minimum of 200l/ha for knapsack sprayer
Amenity grassland 3.5l/ha 7.0l/ha April-September Six weeks 100 - 400l/ha of water. Minimum of 200l/ha for knapsack sprayer

General Information

  • Livestock must be kept out of treated areas for at least 2 weeks following treatment.
  • Following treatment of ragwort livestock must be excluded until there is no visible sign of the dead weed.
  • Do not use in grassland where clovers are present if they form an important part of the sward.
  • Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
  • Keep away from food, drink and animal feedstuffs.
  • Keep out of reach of children.

If you would like any further information regarding Thrust Selective Herbicide, or to request our Price Match Guarantee, please contact our technical sales team on 01952 897917.

Find more information in our guide How To Know Which Herbicide to Choose

Technical Information

SKU Product File
15261 Thrust Selective Herbicide 5 L Product Label (PDF)

Safe use of pesticides

The purchaser and/or end users are responsible for ensuring that these products are used in line with industry Approved Codes of Practice. All operators must be trained and certificated in using and applying any Ministry Approved professional product.

Please be aware that by proceeding you are purchasing a professional pesticide product.

You must ensure the end user of these products complies with the DEFRA/HSE Code for the Safe use of Pesticides:

"By law, everyone who uses pesticides professionally must have received adequate training in using pesticides safely and be skilled in the job they are carrying out."

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