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Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being provided with a new resource to help them plan and effectively execute pesticide spray applications to avoid spray drift... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has just published Weather Essentials for Pesticide Application which aims to help those applying pesticides to understand, observe and interpret local weather elements to ensure the safe and efficient control of pests and diseases in agricultural crops... "It is essential that spray applicators are able to identify and react to weather conditions at a local scale," Mr Tepper says...
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" GCTV14: DRT - App for Spray Applicators 25 July 2014 Andrew Hewitt explains how an Australian research facility focused on Drift Reducing Technologies is collaborating with international partners to develop a spray application App for mobile devices... 16.34: Located at Gatton this modest looking lab is one of only three research facilities focused 21.84: on DRTs or Drift Reducing Technologies... 86.7: Narrator: Chemical companies are also making use of 89.78: the research findings, factoring them into their own product research and producing new 94.67: formulations with DRTs built in. 97.64: Andrew Hewitt: Yeah the new formulations that have been developed 100.96: by several companies both the pesticide and the adjuvants that go with them are really 106.45: helping to get better performance in the field...
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Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being provided with a new resource to help them plan and effectively execute pesticide spray applications to avoid spray drift... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has just published Weather Essentials for Pesticide Application which aims to help those applying pesticides to understand, observe and interpret local weather elements to ensure the safe and efficient control of pests and diseases in agricultural crops... "It is essential that spray applicators are able to identify and react to weather conditions at a local scale," Mr Tepper says...
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" GCTV14: DRT - Spray Efficacy a Priority 06 August 2014 Chris O'Donnell says spray efficacy must be maintained if drift reducing technology is to be adopted by spray applicators according to the University of Queenland's Chris O'Donnell... 67.9: Chris O'Donnell: Our GRDC project is looking at drift reduction 72.6: technologies so we are testing a large variety of nozzles, certain adjuvants that will coarsen 78.63: up a spray and at various wind speeds and the data shows us that there are some very 85.85: good nozzles available these days that reduce the amount of driftable fines remarkably... 90.29: Narrator: As well as reducing drift the Gatton research 93.53: project is looking at formulation efficacy...
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Pesticide spray help on hand.. "It is essential that spray applicators are able to identify and react to weather conditions at a local scale.".. Mr Tepper said a new three-year GRDC supported research project in WA aimed to develop resources to better detect and alert farmers to temperature inversions so they could make more informed and timely spray decisions...
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