Publications

Accessibility


9 items matching your search terms. Sort by relevance · date (newest first) · alphabetically
Publication Troff document Selecting Spray Nozzles to Reduce Particle Drift
This technical bulletin provides characteristics of various nozzles to enable the efficacious application of pesticides and to minimize particle movement to non-target organisms and soil.
Located in Crops
Publication Spray Equipment and Calibration
Many pesticides used to control weeds, insects, and disease in field crops, ornamentals, turf, fruits, vegetables, and rights-of-way are applied with hydraulic sprayers. Tractor- mounted, pull-type, pickup-mounted and self-propelled sprayers are available from numerous manufacturers to do all types of spraying.
Located in Crops
Publication Strip Till for Field Crop Production
This publication explains strip till purposes, equipment options, research and applications to specific crops.
Located in Crops
Publication Troff document Farmstead Energy Audit
The purpose of this publication is to give tips on ways to reduce costs for your operation. By reducing the amount of energy you consume, you not only will be saving money, but also reducing possible pollution and reducing the consumption of nonrenewable resources.
Located in Energy
Publication Chain Saw Safety: No Tricks
It is very important to become familiar with the recommended safe operational procedures before attempting to work with a chain saw. A safe way to prepare yourself for operating a chain saw is to read the operator’s manual and obtain training from someone who is experienced with chain saws.
Located in Home & Farm
Publication Working to Avoid Nitrogen Contamination
Activities of human beings have changed the balance of nitrogen (N) on the planet. Burning fossil fuels for energy, intensive use of land to grow food, and disposal of organic wastes have an effect on the N cycle. Studying the influence of our activities on the N cycle helps us understand the consequences of changing the balance of N in the environment.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication Troff document Reducing Spray Drift
Spray drift is becoming an increasingly important part of every spraying operation. More diversification of crops, more active and non-selective herbicides, and a greater awareness of pesticides in the environment has caused spray drift management to become every applicator’s business.
Located in Crops
Publication Water Softening (Ion Exchange)
This publication explains how softeners work, what to ask when purchasing a softener and the health and aesthetic benefits and or detriments.
Located in Home & Farm
Publication Troff document Understanding Air Temperature Inversions Relating to Pesticide Drift
This publication is a basic explanation of the impacts of temperature inversion on pesticide drift. It is intended to be a shorter, more concise version of AE1705-Air Temperature Inversions Causes, Characteristics and Potential Effects on Pesticide Spray Drift.
Located in Crops
Creative Commons License
Feel free to use and share this content, but please do so under the conditions of our Creative Commons license and our Rules for Use. Thanks.