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Spray Considerations for Effective Pesticide Applications

Effective pesticide applications are needed to stay on top of weed, insect, and disease control throughout the growing season. Achieving both the desired spray coverage and efficacy while keeping off-target movement of pesticides to a minimum is a very challenging but an important task. Applications resulting in under- or over-application…
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Precision Application Technology for In-Furrow Granular Pesticides

Application of in-furrow granular pesticides is a common practice at planting for pest, disease and nematode management in key row-crops including corn, peanuts and cotton grown in the southeastern US. In-furrow pesticides are important tools for growers to stay on top of pests, diseases and nematodes early in the season…
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Tips for Collecting Quality Planting Data

With all the advanced planting technology available today, numerous planting metrics including population, singulation, and spacing quality can be displayed and mapped simultaneously on the planter displays, also commonly referred to as seed monitors. In precision ag, planting data is gaining more interest recently as it can provide valuable insights…
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Peanut Harvest Equipment Considerations

Over the next few weeks, peanut harvest will be in full swing across most of the state. Along with proper timing consideration for digging peanuts, proper setup and operation of peanut harvest equipment is also an important consideration to minimize harvest losses and to ensure peak equipment performance and efficiency…
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Nozzle Selection for PWM Sprayers

PWM systems are becoming more common on boom sprayers recently and there are increasing number of growers who are first-time users of these systems and need to make nozzle selection decisions for their systems. While nozzle selection for a PWM system is somewhat similar to the nozzle selection process for…
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