Is Your Sprayer Calibrated and Ready for Spring? Apr 13, 2021
As the weather turns warmer and the days grow longer, many of us are thinking about getting equipment like sprayers ready for the spring. Beyond making sure the machine is […]
Calibration for Rate Controlled Sprayers 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
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 […]
Alabama: Sprayer Calibration Made Simple Oct 1, 2020
Whether you’re planning to make a spray application in row crops or you’re controlling weeds in pastures, proper equipment calibration is essential in any pest management program. Basic calibration involves […]
Why Should You Calibrate Your Sprayer, And How? 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 […]
The Arkansas Row Crops Radio podcast presents a fifteen minute discussion on getting your pesticide sprayers ready for the 2020 season.
Weeds in warm-season pastures can be an annual battle, and producers should prepare their spray equipment to win the war, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.
Hopefully you have calibrated your sprayer during early spring, before the busy spring activities have started. There is still plenty of spraying to be done in months ahead of us. […]
An Airblast sprayer calibration workshop will be held Tuesday, April 25, from 7:30 a.m. 1 p.m. at the Nickels Soil Lab’s Green Bay site in Arbuckle. The event is co-sponsored […]
If you didn’t already, it’s a good time to calibrate your sprayer before it is put to a lot use this spring. Relying on your pressure gauge, gear and tachometer […]