Two Ways to Get That Spray Down into the Canopy

What does a unicycle have to do with better pesticide efficacy? If you’re Tom Wolf, co-founder of AgriMetrix and avid unicycler, it’s all about understanding droplets and how different sizes move through a dense crop canopy.

Larger droplets tend to move in a straight line, forward or back, but small droplets move with the wind — if you start out with a mix of large and small droplets at the boom, what’s left at the bottom of the canopy?

In this video filmed at FarmTech ’17, Wolf explains how water volume impacts droplet size and number, how nozzle choice can change pesticide coverage, and we learn how nozzles are just like canola varieties!

 

RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

A team effort of RealAgriculture videographers and editorial staff to make sure that you have the latest in agronomy information for your farm.


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