Vegetative Barriers to Spray Drift

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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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I wrote this for the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority in 2012. I was part of a much larger discussion on multifunctional windbreaks and my intent was to highlight that a barrier to spray drift is not necessarily the same barrier for snow drift, wind, privacy, dust, etc.

You can watch the slidedeck here. If you’re having trouble, you might need to update your browser:

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We even got the speakers on video, so if you want to hear me deliver this one, here you go: