North Carolina Cotton: Be Prepared to Spray Bollworm in Bt Fields this Year

🕔Jul 13, 2016As noted in this complementary article, bollworm populations have been heavy this year in corn and they are breaking through a lot of Bt corn.  What that means for cotton […]

California Almonds: Airblast vs. Electrostatic Rigs – Is there a Difference?

🕔Jul 6, 2016Hull-split sprays have began across the southern valley. These sprays are made to protect the crop from the infestation by Navel Orangeworm.

Flint on Crops: Is Yield Enhancement Justified in Soybeans?

🕔Jul 4, 2016Our Mississippi summer is a tough time to be out in fields in mid-afternoon with a sweep net or drop cloth scouting for insects. But that’s where a lot of […]

Ohio: 5 Tips to Reduce Spray Drift

🕔Jun 21, 2016Due to concerns for production costs, safety, and the environment, it is important to maximize the pesticide deposit on the target. One of the major problems challenging pesticide applicators is […]

Georgia Cotton: UGA Studying Effectiveness of Chemigation System

🕔Jun 17, 2016Pesticide application through center pivot irrigation systems, called “chemigation,” could allow Georgia cotton growers to treat multiple fields while lowering application costs and minimizing exposure to chemicals. University of Georgia […]

Nebraska: Drift from Early Sprays Increase Tree Damage Reports

🕔May 23, 2016Take steps to avoid unintended targets. This year’s wet and windy spring has put field and yard work behind schedule throughout much of Nebraska — especially in areas where replanting will […]

Spray Season: Which Nozzles Do You Really Need?

🕔Apr 19, 2016This 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 […]

Mississippi: Pesticide Calibration Made Easy

🕔Mar 9, 2016Proper calibration of agricultural pesticide application equipment can mean the difference in control or failure of a pesticide against the targeted pest and potentially thousands of dollars of savings.

Georgia: Complaints of Pesticide Drift Decrease in ’15

🕔Feb 17, 2016Complaints over off-target movement of chemical applications went down 48 percent from 2014 to 2015, but Georgia farmers must better understand the factors that influence drift, according to University of […]

Texas: Pesticide Training Meeting, Menard, Oct. 7

🕔Sep 23, 2015The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Menard County Soil and Water Conservation District will conduct an educational training on pesticides from 8 a.m.-3:25 p.m. Oct. 7. The training will […]

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