4 Tips for Fall Sprayer Maintenance Oct 19, 2022
Proper winterizing and storing your sprayer now help you mitigate costly problems in the spring It is very likely that you will not be using your sprayer again until next […]
Time to Inspect Sprayers Feb 16, 2022
As winter begins to wind down, growers need to get their equipment ready for the coming growing season. When it is time to begin spraying and planting, you don’t want […]
Spray season used to fit into a window of time. These days it’s a full-time job — from herbicide passes, to fungicide applications, to dribbling in-season fertilizer, to cover crop […]
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 […]
Weed Management: Sprayer Maintenance Tips for Spring Feb 25, 2020
Prior to spring field operations, ensuring your equipment is ready can save valuable time and reduce stress when windows get tight due to weather conditions.
Postemergence Herbicides – 8 Points to Success Jun 26, 2019
With the wild spring and slow, wet, cool start to the growing season, many fields did not get the early-season residual herbicides they usually would. In many cases, this means […]
Training in proper spray techniques has never been more important.
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.
The availability of dicamba-tolerant soybean this season increases the need for emphasis on proper maintenance and thorough cleanout of the sprayer system between applications; especially POST applications.
It is important for growers using auxin herbicides to take precautions. Residues of the herbicide retained by certain types of applicator hoses can injure sensitive crops.