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University of Delaware Cooperative Extension in cooperation with University of Maryland will hold a 2017 Mid Atlantic Precision Ag Day on March 2, 2017 at the UD Carvel Research and Education Center in Georgetown. Space is limited.
The event is free. Click here to >>> REGISTER ONLINE
10:00 a.m. Application Technology Session Welcome – Mark VanGessel
10:05 a.m. Importance of droplet size, Herbicide performance, Drift / Off-target movement – Kurt Vollmer, Ph.D., UD
10:35 a.m. Nozzle types and achieving different droplet size – Mark VanGessel, Ph.D., UD
10:50 a.m. Blended Pulse Application Benefits – Stephen Mount, Capstan Ag
11:05 a.m. Herbicide application strategies – how will our application strategies change as we try to included multiple herbicide mode of actions – Mark VanGessel, Ph.D., UD
11:25 a.m. Other factors to reduce off-target movement – (Wind speed & direction, Sprayer Speed, Temp Inversions & Humidity) – Mark VanGessel, PhD, UD
11:45 a.m. Proper spray system cleanout – (Risk & how to Prevent injury) – Cory Whaley, Ph.D., UD
12:00 p.m. Lunch/Visit with Exhibitors
1:00 p.m. Tile Drainage Session Welcome – James Adkins
1:02 p.m. Legal Considerations for Tile Drainage – Jayme Arthurs – DE NRCS
1:20 p.m. Basic Soil, Elevation and Outlet Components to a Successful Design – Rich Gorlich, DE NRCS
1:40 p.m. Experiences with tile drainage design, installation and efficacy – Chris Pugh – Hoober Inc.
A discussion of the design software options, installation equipment and methods by an former installer of 1+ million ft. per year
3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion Q and A – Speakers and Experienced Farmers
For more information email: Karen Adams or call (302) 856-2585 ext 540
The Carvel Research and Education Center is located at 16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947.