Testing the Effectiveness of Sprayer Rinsing Methods using Dicamba

This work was performed with Mike Cowbrough (@cowbrough), Weed Management Specialist (Field Crops) with OMAFRA. The unprecedented number of dicamba drift complaints in the United States has proven to be a polarizing issue in the agriculture community. The debate continues as to the relative influence of contributing factors. The sensitivity of soybeans to trace amounts of […]

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Continuous Rinsing should be considered in North America

Overview This article expands on an earlier article: here. Before we dive into the details, let’s start with a quick video summary filmed by Real Agriculture at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in September, 2016. When the pressure drops and the nozzles begin to sputter, the sprayer is considered empty. However, it can still retain a lot […]

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Exploding Sprayer Myths (ep.6): Sprayer Cleanout

It’s been quite a ride. Here’s episode six of “Exploding Spray Myths”. Real Agriculture helps us share an important message about why sprayer clean out involves so much more than just the tank. If you think you know what we’re covered with, we’re accepting guesses 🙂 And please, don’t blow into nozzles, even if they […]

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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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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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