Spray Application – Factors to Consider
Selection of the nozzle is the most critical factor in all spray application.
Craig Day from Spray Safe and Save discusses the factors to consider to ensure safe spray application at the Eyre Peninsula Agricultural Research Foundation (EPARF) members day held at the Minnipa Agricultural Centre. Inversion layers are the biggest risk factor for spray drift in Australia.
Nozzles must operate within their correct pressure range. This is affected by ground speed, terrain, the size of the spray rig and the size of the tractor towing the rig.