Sprayer Maintenance, Set-up, and Calibration Workshop

Checking pressure gauge during 2014 sprayer calibration workshop

Checking pressure gauge during 2014 sprayer calibration workshop

Clackamas County growers, you have the first chance to reserve your place for a hands-on workshop on sprayer maintenance, set-up, and calibration. This is a free workshop co-sponsored by Oregon State University Extension and Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District.

Topics for the Day

  • Review sprayer operation and care.
  • Determine the fitness for use of the major components of boom and air blast systems.
  • Learn how to set-up spray equipment to make efficacious, cost-effective pesticide applications that are restricted to the intended target.
  • Demonstrate techniques and equipment to accurately determine sprayer output and speed.

Extra Benefits

Participants will have the added benefit of receiving 4 core pesticide license recertification credit hours as well as the opportunity to bring in their pressure gauges for a free check-up!

Clackamas County growers will have the opportunity to register first for this workshop, until September 30, 2015. Following that date, registration will be open to all. Class size is limited to 30, so do not wait to register!

Workshop Details

  • Thursday November 12, 2015
  • 8:00 a.m. to Noon
  • North Willamette Research and Extension Center (NWREC)
  • 15210 NE Miley Rd. Aurora Oregon 97002
  • FREE Workshop

To register e-mail Peter Sturman at Oregon State University NWREC.

 

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