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Droplet size, vaporization keys to reducing spray drift

Be it soil-applied applications at planting or postemergence applications, spray drift remains a nagging issue for vegetable growers. “Drift is a... READ MORE »

Editorial: Reduce spray drift

In the August 2012 issue of VGN, I wrote a story that discussed pesticide drift and volatilization and the damage they can do to specialty crops like ... READ MORE »

Spray Drift Curbed by Valley Growers Alliance

When agricultural chemicals drift from the place they are applied, somebody downwind is likely to be affected, often negatively. Visalia Times-Delta... READ MORE »

University of Kentucky’s July Spray Clinic opens registration

The University of Kentucky will host a spray clinic July 15 at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton as part of its Ke... READ MORE »

Accurate spray targeting in strawberry fields helped by new app

Strawberry growers now have a free smart phone application tool to predict spray coverage to combat such pests as two-spotted spider mites, lygus bugs... READ MORE »

Intelligent Spray Control System produced by Smart Guided Systems

Smart Guided Systems is making available its commercially designed and manufactured Intelligent Spray Control System. The spray system has been in dev... READ MORE »

Take applicator precautions to reduce pesticide drift risks

As crop-planting and growing season gets into full swing, now is peak time for applying pesticides across Washington agriculture country. Pesticide ap... READ MORE »

Calibrate sprayers to save money on pesticides

Pickup trucks need occasional tuneups and oil changes, so it stands to reason that a boom sprayer needs a checkup at least once a year before it’s d... READ MORE »

Complaints of pesticide drift decreased in Georgia in 2015

Complaints over off-target movement of chemical applications went down 48 percent from 2014 to 2015, but Georgia farmers must better understand the fa... READ MORE »

Managing herbicide drift becomes increasing challenge

Doug Doohan wants vegetable growers to be aware of the impacts of herbicide drift on their crops and of the production practices of neighboring farm o... READ MORE »

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