Wick applicators are exactly what you need to kill off unwanted weeds whether it's in the field or in the garden.


Rodgers Sales Co. Inc. has been manufacturing ropewick applicators since 1977.
For all your selective applicator needs we have ready to use wick applicators or kits to build your own. We also carry replacement wicks, hand-held wick applicators, and lift frames for tractors, front-end loaders, and ATV's.

A wick applicator is a versatile, effective, economic, and easy to use tool. It is used in hay and pasture production, row crop farming, native grass restoration, and CRP and WRP land maintenance.  Correct application kills noxious vegetation growing above your crop. Kills most grasses, such as johnson grass, vaseygrass, smut grass, as well as many broadleaf weeds - using Round-UP Pro or any generic glyphosate of a 41% formulation. Also used to Kill glyphosate resistant weeds like pigweed with Gramoxone  or 24-d.

- Environmentally safe application eliminates costly down-time due to wind or spray drift.
- Simple to operate with no pumps or gauges.
- Built Farm-Hand Tough to Last!

Wick Tube

Rigid heavy wall 3" PVC Pipe, No leakage with glue on fittings.
Optimum wicking ropes with diamond braid polyester jacket over an acrylic core.
Completely repairable.
Ropes adjustable or removable for cleaning or replacing.
No leakage with fittings glue on tightly secured into drilled PVC pipe.
Controlled chemical flow rate by rotating wick tube which changes gravitational force and by tightening cap on fittings which "squeezes" the rope.
Easy filling through large 3" opening.