The following documents provide information related to spraying and spray drift. They are in PDF format. You will need a compatible viewer such as Adobe Reader.
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GRDC 2006 Application Presentation - Tom Wolf
Spray applicators are tasked with applying pesticide efficiently, with maximum efficacy and least environmental impact. Given the wide variety of conditions in which crops are grown, this can be a daunting task, and not all these goals can be met simultaneously. In this paper , management practices will be discussed and research results that explore a number of pesticide application scenarios will be presented...
Weather for Pesticide Spraying Brochure - BOM
The Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology provides a wide range of weather information at http://www.bom.gov.au/ Information specific to ground sprayers is available at the Bureau’s Registered Users Internet site. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (03)96694984 for information about accessing this site...
Nufarm Spraywise Program Information
Spraywise® is a Nufarm initiative to deliver best practice spraying techniques and drift management. Through this program Nufarm invests heavily each year into application technology education and research activities...
Tips to Avoid Spray Drift
Spraying this season? Spray drift costs you directly in money and can impact on everyone in the community...
Top Tips for Drift Reduction
Spray Drift is a major concern in most agricultural areas today. The presence of sensitive areas located within close proximity to the spray target area introduces the possibility of off-target deposition. It is more important than ever that the agricultural industry demonstrates responsible chemical usage to reduce the need for severe application restrictions...
Spraying pesticides during temperature inversion conditions has been the main cause of long-distance pesticide damage to other crops and to the environment. This page has been prepared by the APVMA to show chemical users how to assess when temperature inversion conditions are present and help them to recognise times when inversions are likely to form soon...