It is always good practice to clean the sprayer, especially between pre-seed and in-crop applications. Please read the updated article.
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Cleaning out the sprayer tank — tips
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Finding time for sprayer tank clean-out
With wind delays and pressure to get crops seeded, the weed spraying operation can bounce from crop to crop, and from pre-seed burnoff in one field to early post-emergence in another. This requires extra attention to detail for tank mixing and sprayer clean-out. It is always good practice to clean the sprayer, especially between pre-seed…
Sprayer clean-out – tips
Tank and plumbing clean-out is a regular part of sprayer operation to remove herbicide residues before spraying canola. Pre-seed burnoff programs often include three or four active ingredients, including Group 2 and Group 14 products ahead of cereal crops. You want to make sure these Group 2 and 14 products are completely cleaned from the…
Flush out herbicide residue in sprayer tank
When transitioning from burnoff to in-crop spraying of herbicides or switching from one crop to another, sprayer operators are reminded to clean out sprayers properly. Residues of herbicides, particularly Group 2 herbicides, that are left in the tank may settle, dry or precipitate on tank walls and plumbing and may be more difficult to remove…