With all this wet weather, disease concerns start to come into play, and protection against things like septoria, powdery mildew, and fusarium head blight become very important. As we look at providing that protection, proper application becomes critical.
When spraying fungicides there are many considerations that need to be taken into account. Nozzle selection, nozzle position, water volume, and sprayer boom height all play a role in the effectiveness of your application.
Helmut Spieser, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs provides great insight into everything you need to consider before you apply fungicide to ensure your equipment is properly set up and ready to go.
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