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How to clean Roundup and other chemicals from your field sprayer

Proper sprayer cleaning is crucial to prevent damage to non-target crop species.

Herbicide residue from chemicals such as glyphosate left in your field sprayer can contaminate it, and could affect crop growth and yield.

Pesticide residue in a spray tank may corrode metal, hoses, and other essential sprayer parts. Continue reading ..

Spray forage crops carefully

alfalfa, hay, forageA sprayer helps forage growers reap a successful harvest through weed control, preservative/fungicide application, and pest control.

Before spraying, farmers should consider the economic threshold and impact on ecosystems.

“I do not recommend that farmers just spray without knowing that the economic benefit of spraying will be equal to or greater than the cost of spraying,” says Marvin Hall, Pennsylvania State University’s forage management specialist. Continue reading ..