Paint it black

Never fail, as spring turns to summer we get questions about algal growth in water tanks. There are lots of suggested solutions, but questions about pH antagonism and phytotoxicity seem to linger. In 2021/22 we ran trials to explore how well home-grown algicides like copper, bleach, and ammonia work, and whether they cause antagonistic responses […]

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Larry the Low-Drift Nozzle

Bridgette Readel (@BMReadel) is back! This time singing that holiday classic “Larry the Low-Drift Nozzle”! Read the lyrics and then head to the bottom of the article to enjoy Bridgette’s rendition. You know Flat Fan and Flood Jet and Pulse Width and Wilger,Hypro and Greenleaf and TeeJet and Lechler.But do you recallThe most famous nozzle […]

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Oh the Places You’ll Spray

Enjoy our take on a Dr. Seuss work-of-art. We’re sure the fine doctor would want to end resistant pig weed’s reign of terror as much as we do. Hear us recite it in the sound bar, read it yourself, or head to the bottom of the article to see the talented Bridgette Readel (@bmreadel) read […]

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Micron Woman – Guide to the World of Spray Droplets

You just finished a great spray day. Everything felt right! Your timing and product choice were bang-on, the weather was good, and your sprayer was calibrated. But, do you know what happened to the spray once it left the nozzle? The behavior of spray droplets, and how they interact with the target, can be tough concepts […]

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Exploding Sprayer Myths (ep.4): Speed Spraying

BB8

With due respect to Mickey and Mr. Lucas, and the massive hype surrounding Star Wars Episode VII, we felt we should jump on the bandwagon. Here’s episode IV in our series of short, educational and irreverent videos made with Real Agriculture. If there’s a single take-home message in this episode it’s this: …may the force […]

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