Monthly Archive:: October 2018

Evaluating Electrostatic Spraying in Carrot

This research was performed with Dennis Van Dyk, OMAFRA Vegetable Crop Specialist. In 2018, MS Gregson introduced a line of electrostatic sprayers (the Ecostatik) in Canada. While electrostatic technology has been used in agriculture since the 1980’s, this is the first time ground rigs have been ...Read More

Electrostatic Spraying in Agriculture

Dear reader: This article is intended to provide basic information on how electrostatic sprayers work in an agricultural setting. The author does not sell or manufacture sprayers. If your interest is related to spraying disinfectant in private or commercial settings, please contact retailers or ...Read More

Torturing Numbers: Basic Statistics for Growers

Spring and fall are conference and lecture season in agriculture, and this is when we’re presented by a flurry of PowerPoint  research results. Sometimes it’s agrichemical reps promoting new pesticides. It could be seed dealers comparing yields. Maybe it’s equipment dealers illustrating return on investment or ...Read More