Getting the Most from Your Boom Sprayer

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Vegetable & Field Crop Farmer Meeting

Getting the Most from Your Boom Sprayer

 

Washington County

Tuesday, July 26, 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm,

Salem Farm Supply, 5109 NY-22, Salem, NY 12865

 

Columbia County

 Wednesday, July 27, 10:00 am – 12:15 pm

Salem Farm Supply, 841 NY-9H, Claverack, NY 12513

 

Arrive 15 minutes early to sign-in

 

TWO Core Pesticide Applicator Recertification Credits Available

Core credits can be used for recertification of all license categories.

 

Sprayer Calibration & Nozzle Selection - Michael Helms, Cornell- PSEP

Demo of different nozzles – droplet size, pattern, coverage, drift; choosing the proper nozzle; sprayer setup; sprayer calibration exercise

Water Quality - Aaron Gabriel, CCE

Attendees will test the spray water samples they bring for pH and hardness with test strips that will be provided.  How to adjust pH and hardness.

Labels & Record Keeping - DEC personnel

Keep records to satisfy NYS DEC requirements.  Understanding pesticide labels.

Personal Protective Equipment - Anna Meyerhoff, NYCAMH

Selecting and wearing the proper PPE to minimize applicator exposure to pesticides.

Attendees should bring a sample of the water they use for spraying, preferably in a clear glass jar.

Registration is $20 by 8:00am, July 25th.  For registration questions, contact CAAHP at 518-765-3518, cce-caahp@cornell.edu.  For program questions contact Aaron Gabriel, 518-380-1496.

Bring your pesticide applicator license to the meeting if you are applying for credits. You must arrive on time and stay for the entire two hours to receive credit.

 

When
July 26th, 2022 2:00 PM through July 27th, 2022 12:15 PM
Location
Two locations and dates to choose
NY
United States
Event Fee
July 27, Columbia Co. Event fee per person $20.00