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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Guide can help maximise spray program returns.. Grain growers are keenly interested in adjuvants that can be added to spray solutions on-farm to help them get the most out of dollars spent on spraying programs... Compiled by agricultural consultant Andrew Somervaille, with assistance from other specialists, Adjuvants - Oils, surfactants and other additives for farm chemicals can be downloaded from the GRDC website...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
With annual worldwide adjuvant sales estimated at $1.5 billion and more than 300 branded products on the market for use as spray adjuvants, surfactants or wetting agents, growers need good advice... Help is now at hand with the release of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) new booklet, Adjuvants: Oils, surfactants and other additives for farm chemicals ... "While there are many adjuvants available for use with farm chemicals, a much smaller number of products are recommended by the manufacturers or distributors of farm chemicals," Mr Harvey said...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A new paddock guide to the safe handling of farm chemicals and a household guide designed to reduce family exposure have been produced to help grain growers and their families prevent adverse effects of chemical spills.. Niki Curtis says throwing contaminated clothing into the washing machine with other clothing can transfer residue to garments, warning that ordinary laundry procedures "won't rid clothes of highly toxic and concentrated chemical residues"... "During spraying operations, clothing and boots pick up chemical residue, which can be spread to the farm ute and inside the family home, putting family members, including young children, at risk of contact," Ms Curtis says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grain growers are keenly interested in adjuvants that can be added to spray solutions on-farm to help them get the most out of dollars spent on spraying programs... Adjuvants - Oils, surfactants and other additives for farm chemicals includes easy-to-follow charts, tables and tools, a Q&A section and a glossary of technical terms... Compiled by agricultural consultant Andrew Somervaille, with assistance from other specialists, Adjuvants - Oils, surfactants and other additives for farm chemicals can be downloaded from the GRDC website...
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