There is no shortage of new technologies being marketed to improve the efficiency of farming operations. The most cost effective place to start is with the basics, or in other […]
Calibrate Boom Sprayers to Improve Accuracy Mar 29, 2016
With warmer temperatures experienced in the region recently, now is a good time for growers to calibrate their boom sprayers, says an engineer and spray technology expert with the College of […]
Mississippi: Pesticide Calibration Made Easy Mar 9, 2016
Proper 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.
10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Sprayer May 5, 2015
Spraying season is just around the corner. Just take a moment to review some common sense ideas I will mention here to get the most out of those expensive pesticides […]
Nebraska: 5 Things to Know to Avoid Herbicide Drift May 30, 2014
Herbicides can cause serious injury to plants when applied improperly or when non-target drift occurs. Here are five things to consider to avoid crop injury when applying herbicides this spring: […]
With planting delays in some areas due to wet conditions, growers still have time to fine-tune and calibrate their sprayers to save money and protect the environment, according to an […]
Georgia: Apps for Sprayer Calibration Apr 3, 2014
Dr. Michael Toews, UGA Entomologist, provided an update about some calibration apps for smartphones.
Georgia: Properly Calibrating Your Sprayer Apr 1, 2014
I’ve had numerous calls about sprayer calibration in the last few days, so here’s some good resources for doing it right.
Mississippi: Calibrating Insecticides in Row Crops Mar 21, 2014
Proper sprayer calibration can mean the difference in control or failure of a product against the targeted pests and potentially thousands of dollars of savings to the grower.