Cropside

Cropside: Dicamba application

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

CIRCUMSTANCES APPLICATORS CAN AND CANNOT CONTROL At the time of this article, social media and farm reporting is solidly focussed on the Southern U.S. as they weather an unprecedented number of dicamba-related off-target pesticide incidents. [Read more]

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Go slower, spray more

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

IN AN EFFORT to get more done in a day, and to ensure sprays are applied during an ever-shrinking window of opportunity, sprayer operators may be tempted to drive faster. Certainly, sprayer manufacturers have supported this strategy by making self-propelled sprayers capable of high speeds. However, just because you can drive 25 mph doesn’t mean you should. [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Pesticide drift

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

WHEN IT COMES to information about pesticide drift, it’s easy to find and there’s a lot of it. I have an archive of 29 articles written by staff at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: Feeling the pressure? Good!

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

FULL DISCLOSURE – I come from the horticultural side of the fence. In that world, sprayer operators are more likely to consult analog pressure gauges somewhere near the pump on their tow-behind boom or airblast [Read more]