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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Efficient Spraying to Meet Environmental Demands "learning to spray with coarser sprays" Spraying is about placing the correct dose of chemical at the right place at the right time... Without pesticides the world would find feeding itself a monumental challenge, but this does not mean that the community at large embraces the idea of managing pests with chemicals... As farmers today, I believe we are making some decisions that may lead to increased drift risk...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Optimising herbicide use - know your products and how they work.. Quirindi Grains Research Update 22 ndFebruary, 2006 100 80 60 ) 40 % 20 ( y0 t 0 i 0 100 200 3 0 0 100 200 300 r e Bravo-Quadris Folicur v e100 s e 80 s a 60 e s 40 i D 20 0 0 100 200 300 0 100 200 300 Headline Quadris Volume (L/ha) Ascochyta disease severity on Yuma (fern leaf type - Kabuli) with four fungicides and three carrier volumes @ 2.75 bar... In summary The work we have undertaken over the past five years conforms to the UK/Western European production systems when grown under irrigated conditions in Australia...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
As farmers today I believe we are making some decisions that may lead to increased drift risk... The APVMA direction is placing more pressure on the person applying the pesticide by requiring the applicator to conduct a risk assessment on sprayer set up, the weather conditions and the surrounding downwind environment and to ultimately decide to spray or not... If we are to maintain market access in these markets, we must be looking at these changes and trends with a view to develop a self regulated practical approach to reduce the need for further regulations...
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