7 Steps to Total Sprayer Cleanout – Tips with Tom #6

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Dr. Jason Deveau (@spray_guy) has been the OMAFRA Application Technology Specialist since '08. He researches and teaches methods to improve the safe, effective and efficient application of agricultural sprays in specialty crops, field crops and controlled environments. He is the co-administrator of Sprayers101, co-author of the Airblast101 Textbook, a slow cyclist and a slower runner.

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The first question during the spray season is likely, “what kills this weed spectrum? The second might just be, “How do I clean our my sprayer properly without risking crop injury next go-round?”

Tom Wolf, spray application specialist and @Nozzle_Guy, answers not just that question, but also a few more —

  • “Can you neutralize chemical?”
  • “Is there a tried and true mixing order?”
  • “What does ammonia actually do in the cleanout process?”

From the importance of being thorough, to top tips on minimizing issues with specific Group 2 problems, to a handy method for getting a much more effective tank rinse, Wolf will walk you through his top 7 tips for effective sprayer cleanout.