Trials aim to counter spraydrift

Trials aim to counter spraydrift

Ongoing spray drift complaints throughout South Australia have led to farmers being urged to use very coarse and extremely coarse droplets in summer spraying of translocated herbicides. Mid North consultant Mick Faulkner said that while there appeared to be some improvement in broadacre spraying practices over the past summer, damage had again occurred in the Clare and Barossa Valleys and the Riverland, reports the Stock Journal. “This occurred despite the threat of losing valuable chemicals and increased spraying buffer zones,” he said.

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