Weed Management: High Temps Mean Higher Risk of Spray Drift Jun 10, 2021

🕔Jun 10, 2021
Mean high temperatures for the month of June in Central Ohio vary between 75°F at the beginning of the month and approaches around 80°F towards the end of the month. […]

Pesticides: 16 Common-Sense Practices for Effective Spraying Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
June is a busy time with spraying pesticides, especially herbicides. Paying attention to some key principles of spraying is likely to result in achieving your goal: maximum net return on […]

Calibration for Rate Controlled Sprayers Apr 6, 2021

🕔Apr 6, 2021
I had an article in last week’s CORN newsletter encouraging growers to fine tune and calibrate their sprayers. I had mentioned that the next couple of weeks may be the […]

Now’s the Time to Fine Tune Your Sprayer Mar 30, 2021

🕔Mar 30, 2021
Pesticides need to be applied accurately and uniformly. Too little pesticide results in poor pest control and reduced yields, while too much injures the crop, wastes chemicals and money, and […]

Pest Management: Do You Have the Right Nozzles for Your Sprayer? Mar 16, 2021

🕔Mar 16, 2021
This is the time of the year you must complete shopping for nozzles because the spraying season is just around the corner. Each part of the application equipment plays a […]

Why Should You Calibrate Your Sprayer, And How? Apr 28, 2020

🕔Apr 28, 2020
This is the time to check the accuracy of your sprayer. While applying too little pesticide may result in ineffective pest control, too much pesticide wastes money, may damage the […]

Pest Management: Do You Know Which Sprayer Nozzles to Buy? Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
This is the time of the year you must complete shopping for nozzles because the spraying season is just around the corner. Although nozzles are some of the least expensive […]

Sprayer Maintenance: 4-Step Winterizing Pays Off in the Spring Oct 23, 2018

🕔Oct 23, 2018
This is a busy time of year for many farmers, but taking time to winterize your sprayer now can payoff in avoiding problems next spring.  Without proper winterizing before the temperature falls […]

Ohio: Dicamba – Pay Attention to Nozzle Selection to Meet Label Requirements Apr 3, 2018

🕔Apr 3, 2018
Generally, this is the time of the year you complete shopping for nozzles because the spraying season is just around the corner. This task must be on top of your to […]

Equipment Maintenance: Properly Winterizing Your Sprayer Can Avoid Costly Spring Problems Oct 31, 2017

🕔Oct 31, 2017
It is very likely that you will not be using your sprayer again until next spring. If you want to avoid potential problems and save yourself from frustration and major […]

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