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High Tech Precision Orchard Spraying webinar July 20, 4 to 5 p.m. EDT

High Tech Precision Orchard Spraying webinar
July 20, 4 to 5 p.m. EDT

Program:

Dr. Jason Deveau, Application Technology Specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA):

  • The physics of pressure and flow (opening definitions and context).
  • The relationship between flow and travel speed on application rate: The plants perspective.
  • Rate controllers: Why haven’t air-assist sprayers adopted this technology (New since 1985!)
  • How rate controllers solve problems (and cause a couple).
  • Rate controllers: Three levels of sophistication.
  • Rate controllers: The gateway to precision agriculture and traceability.

Dr. Heping Zhu, USDA ARS, and Steve Booher, Smart Guided Systems:

  • Basic theory and science behind the smart apply precision spray system
  • Results of field tests
  • Current Smart Apply commercial products and what growers can do with them

More information and registration for the webinar.

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