SureStart® II Herbicide – Crop Protection | Corteva Agriscience
SureStart® II herbicide

SureStart® II


Cover more ground

SureStart® II herbicide is proven to give corn a strong start as the first pass to control difficult and herbicide-resistant weeds and grasses. SureStart® II can be applied preplant or on up to 11-inch-tall corn, giving farmers the flexibility to overcome unexpected weather delays and cover more ground. With three nonglyphosate and nonatrazine modes of action, SureStart® II provides residual control of more than 60 difficult-to-control weeds and grasses, including marestail, common and giant ragweed, and waterhemp.


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Fits a busy schedule

Delays happen. Fortunately, SureStart® II herbicide offers the flexibility to spray corn from preplant to early postemergence, helping overcome the unexpected.

Proven to perform

SureStart® II protects yield potential by providing dependable control of more than 60 broadleaf weeds and grasses, including marestail; common and giant ragweed; waterhemp; pigweed; and glyphosate-, triazine- and ALS-resistant weeds.

Effectively manages resistance

SureStart® II contains three nonglyphosate modes of action to control weeds three ways, giving corn the clean start it needs.



Corn Silage

Corn, Field (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Controlled weeds

This product delivers effective weed control against the following:

  • Amaranth
  • Barnyardgrass
  • Chickweed
  • Cocklebur
  • Crabgrass
  • Cupgrass
  • Foxtail
  • Henbit
  • Horseweed
  • Kochia
  • Lambsquarters
  • Morningglory
  • Ragweed
  • Shepherd's-purse
  • Sicklepod
  • Smartweed
  • Velvetleaf
  • Waterhemp
  • Witchgrass

Refer to the Product Label for complete product efficacy information.

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State Registrations

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Technical Specifications

  • Active Ingredient
    acetochlor; flumetsulam; clopyralid
  • Herbicide Group
    This product contains acetochlor, a Group 15 herbicide; flumetsulam, a Group 2 herbicide; and clopyralid, a Group 4 herbicide.
  • Approved Use

    For use on herbicide-tolerant and conventional field corn and silage corn.

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For more information, download the full label for SureStart® II herbicide.
SureStart II Brochure
SureStart II/Durango DMA Fact Sheet
®™Trademarks of Dow AgroSciences, DuPont or Pioneer and their affiliated companies or respective owners. Instinct, Resicore, Sonic and SureStart II are not registered for sale or use in all states. Resicore and SureStart II are not available for sale, distribution or use in Nassau and Suffolk counties in the state of New York. Contact your state pesticide regulatory agency to determine if a product is registered for sale or use in your state. Always read and follow label directions.