Continuous Rinsing

We’ve recently been talking about how to save time while cleaning a sprayer.  Although it’s very important to be thorough while cleaning, and to take the necessary time to do the job properly, there is always an opportunity to fine tune and spend less time. This is especially true when diluting the tank remainder down […]

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Hydraulic Fittings: A Galling Metallurgical State of Affairs

So it’s been a long spraying season and as you perform your annual maintenance you grudgingly admit that the hoses have given their all. Before you run out to get more of the same, give some thought to the hydraulic fittings (i.e. hose adaptors and couplers). Many feel that stainless steel (SS) is the best […]

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Operator Safety: How to Avoid Pesticide Hazards

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A Veteran Applicator’s Questions about Pesticide Handling Time and again, after years of working with dozens of different chemicals, I would wonder to myself “How dangerous is this chemical?”, “Is glyphosate as safe as they say it is?”, “How do I find out what type of safety gear I need while handling this chemical?” Beyond the agrichemical […]

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Spray Tank Rinsing Procedures – Environmental Farm Plan Video

Cleaning your sprayer should be part of your spray day, every day. We filmed this video for the Environmental Farm Plan with the nice people at Clean Field Services in Dresden, Ontario. Hardly the height of our acting careers, but good messaging nonetheless.   […]

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7 Steps to Total Sprayer Cleanout – Tips with Tom #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?” […]

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