7 Steps to Total Sprayer Cleanout – Tips #6

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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.