Exploding Sprayer Myths (ep.1): Rate Controllers

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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 inputs 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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This is the first of a series of short, educational and irreverent videos 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 in the intro… so there’s that.