Check Hoses for Trapped Chemicals
Bob Wolf, Co-owner of Wolf Consulting and Research, discusses how front-fill sprayers can create a challenge with the length of hose it takes to get from the filling station back to the pump and tank area.
December Crops Technology Update
Gil Gullickson, @GilGullickson Crops Technology Editor, shares some of his observations from some recent meetings he's attended.conference was we often think. Of our our competitors and agriculture and South America -- European Union. Why didn't know before the 15%. Of the world's food is grown in urban settings. And one of the speakers talked about some farms that are popping up in universities like Chicago
Introduction with Bob Wolf
Crops Technology Editor, Gil Gullickson, talks with Bob Wolf, Co-owner of Wolf Consulting and Research, about ways to get a sprayer ready for the season.resistant weeds. We need to be more effective than I would the disparate system together and operating. What.
Using a Sprayer Weather Station
When an applicator is out in the field, a sprayer station allows data to be loaded right into the cab from the mounted station. Wind speed and general weather conditions are easily recorded for the applicator to monitor.
Cleaning Boom-Section Filters
Bob Wolf, Co-owner of Wolf Consulting and Research, discusses that cleaning boom-section filters is important so contamination isn't present.
Monitoring Wind Direction
Along with wind speed, wind direction is equally important. Proper measurements must be taken to avoid spraying upwind from sensitive areas.compass. A lot of records have been kept passed in the letters north south southeast southwest. Or whatever back what that means. The wind is blowing problem that -- But I Redmond aptly users -- able
Checking for Cross-Contamination
There are a few problem spots on sprayers that could lead to potential contamination. Bob Wolf points out a problem spot on the boom section.Future tank. My some damage. -- have to think about in this British system we have quiet -- sections. So that would equate to be ten of these areas. On the boom. -- -- We got
Planting pollinator habitat on farmland
Peter Berthelsen from Pheasants Forever describes the specialized process for planting pollinator habitat.we're guaranteed. That we have proper seed soil place. A great tool specially designed exactly what we wanted to.
Brazil crop outlook
Luis Vieira summarizes the corn and soybean outlook for Brazil and Argentina.shipped it I -- -- in the heart of brazile through the Panama Canal but he's very to me that there are some investments. Of over five billion dollars welcome. Who Brazilian interest that -- but. Is the consequences of -- would not be seen. In different there. It seems like Brazil has a hard time getting the yeah infrastructure improvements made itself. By all means be sure to watch Luis is reports both here and agriculture dot com and it's successful farming
Successful Farming's Betsy Freese discusses the importance of pollinators and how to attract pollinators to your land with Sandra Gerdes. Sandra is the director of the Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden.today we're in the Better Homes and Gardens tests garden and -- Moines Iowa . We're talking with standard hurt us is the director of the test garden. And we're talking about pollinate eaters I'm bees and