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  1. Don't Overlook Sprayer Calibration

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    intended rate. This is a recommended guideline by USEPA and USDA. Even sprayers with a rate controller ... should be calibrated because the accuracy of the rate controller is highly affected by the accuracy of ... the sprayer travel speed data that goes in the rate controller. If  the speed is determined by ...

  2. Cover Crops Offer Options

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    of compacted soils (forage radishes), spring weed control with overwintering species, and all of them ... help to prevent soil erosion by covering the soil surface and putting down roots. As a true cover crop, ...

  3. Control Poison Hemlock Now

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    information and recommendations regarding control of poison hemlock. “Poison hemlock remains one of the more ... in summer.  Failure to control poison hemlock occurs partly because, while it often grows in edges ... spring anyway so control of hemlock gets low priority.  Stages in the poison hemlock life cycle when it ...

  4. Tank Mixing Pesticides

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    decreased effectiveness or poorer control of a target species compared to an application of only that ...

  5. Coping in Times of Stress

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    Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have a few suggestions: Take care of yourself. Eat healthy, ...

  6. Winter Wheat Stand Assessment and Fertilization

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    is to determine if some form of weed control is needed.  Weeds of concern include winter annual weeds ... fields there may be patches of weeds that need to be controlled while the rest of the field does not need ... Control Guide has a good section on weed management strategies in small grains, including specific ...

  7. Alfalfa Weevil Scouting

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    stem.  Natural biological controls include parasitic wasps and a fungal pathogen.  However, those ... biological controls are not always effective, so it is important that growers scout their fields to know ...

  8. Seeding and Mulching Recommendations for Pipeline Easements

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    a vigorous and well-established root system.  From an erosion control perspective there has to be enough top ... spring.  All cereal grains are rated excellent for erosion control and fair to good on minimizing surface ... as poor for erosion control but good to excellent in minimizing surface and subsoil compaction, ...

  9. Farm Biosecurity with COVID-19

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    hand tools, welders, all tractor controls, tractor seats, hand rails, high touch areas in the barn, ... rattle paddles, all controls in milking parlor, and anything else people may touch.  For porous surfaces, ...

  10. Handwashing: What Works?

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    a habit, especially for kids? Here are a few tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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