Spray Drift

Tyler Williams, climate and crops extension educator in Lancaster County, speaks at one of the 2018 Successful Farmer sessions.

Extension Successful Farmer Series Starts January 4 December 12, 2018

Friday mornings from Jan. 4 to Feb. 8 Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County will host a meeting series on timely topics for eastern Nebraska farmers. Can't get into town that day? The sessions will also be live streamed.

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Sprayer in Field

Kruger to Present National Spray Drift Webinar February 27, 2018

Nebraska Extension Weed Scientist and Application Technology Specialist Greg Kruger will be presenting an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) national webinar March 15 on "Strategies for Managing Pesticide Spray Drift." The webinar is tailored to growers and pesticide applicators.

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Neighbor-to-Neighbor Communication Key to Avoiding Drift Damage March 18, 2016

Talking With Each Other: Traditional and Alternative Agriculture

Good neighbors in rural Nebraska keep open the lines of communication and work together — important for growers of both traditional row crops and alternative crops.

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NDA Director Ibach Urges Use of DriftWatch March 18, 2016

As trees and plants green up and soil temperatures rise across the state, farm operations of all sizes and types are getting set to begin another planting season.

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Improving Pesticide Efficacy and Managing Spray Drift March 17, 2016

In pesticide application, two important factors are pesticide efficacy and spray drift management. The goal is to achieve 100% pest control with 0% spray drift. As with most situations where you can’t control all the variables, achieving this goal is a tall order.

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