Exploding Sprayer Myths (ep.1): Rate Controllers

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About Jason Deveau (Spray_Guy)

Jason (@spray_guy) is the OMAFRA Application Technology Specialist. BSc (Biology and Psychology '96), MSc (Plant science '98), PhD (Plant cell electrophysiology '03). Jason studies and teaches methods to improve the safe, effective and efficient application of agricultural inputs. Co-administrator of Sprayers101, co-author of the Airblast101 Textbook, slow cyclist, slower runner.

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This is the first of a series of short, educational and irreverent videos Tom and Jason made with Real Agriculture to bring a little levity to sprayer education. Let’s face it – ironically, nozzles can be pretty dry.

This first video discusses what a rate controller can be expected to do, and what it cannot do.
Plus, we got to blow up a sprayer… so there’s that.