Sprayer calibration workshops in New Hampshire this week

June 1, 2014

George Hamilton from University of New Hampshire Extension will be hosting a sprayer calibration workshops this week. For more information, email: George.Hamilton

Guest presenter – Dr. Jason S.T. Deveau, Application Technology Specialist, OMAFRA, Simcoe Station, Ontario

Tuesday – June 3

9:00 – noon Classroom – Georges Office UNH Cooperative Extension – Hillsborough County
329 Mast Road – Room 101 Goffstown, NH 03045

– Review of Air Blast Sprayer 101/ Boom Sprayer Questions
– Questions from what we have learned from calibrations in the field

Tuesday – June 3

1:30 – Farm (Fruit) Apple Hill Farm, Concord
– Primarily Air Blast
o Backwards walkthrough of calibration process
o Calculate what grower is spraying
o Coverage where is the spray ending up

Wednesday – June 4

– Wilson Farm, Litchfield, NH
– Raspberries/Strawberries
o Boom
o Air Shear – Cannon
– Vegetable

Wednesday – June 4
– 4 pm twilight meeting with growers – Blueberry Farm
– Durocher Farm, Litchfield, NH

Terence Bradshaw, UVM Tree Fruit and Viticulture Specialist

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