|2015 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers||Feb 23, 2015||456-419 (ENTO-115P)|
|Accurate Application and Placement of Chemicals on Lawns||Jul 16, 2012||BSE-39NP|
|Droplet Chart / Selection Guide||
When choosing nozzles/droplet sizes for spray applications, applicators must consider both coverage needed and drift potential. As a rule, smaller droplets provide better coverage, but larger droplets are less likely to drift.
|Sep 25, 2014||442-031 (BSE-149P)|
|Farm Security - “Treat it Seriously” – Security for Plant Agriculture: On-Farm Assessment and Security Practices||
Acts of terrorism have heightened our awareness of the need for increased personal and farm security. The greatest security risk to farms, greenhouses and nurseries where plants are grown is the unauthorized access to farm chemicals and application equipment.
|Mar 9, 2011||445-005|
|Farm Security - “Treat it Seriously” – Security for Plant Agriculture: Producer Response for Plant Diseases, Chemical Contamination, and Unauthorized Activity||
Acts of terrorism have heightened our awareness of the need for security, both at home and on the farm or nursery. This publication and the checklist that accompanies it will help you be proactive with regard to farm security.
|Mar 9, 2011||445-004|
|Importance of Farm Phosphorus Mass Balance and Management Options||
Phosphorus is a naturally occurring element that is one of 16 elements essential for plant growth and animal health. Research has documented that applying phosphorus in fertilizers or manure increases crop growth and yield on soils that are below critical agronomic levels, as measured during routine soil testing. Although the economic benefits of phosphorus fertilization on crop production are well-documented, too much of a good thing can be detrimental to the environment. Excessive soil phosphorus is a potential threat to water quality.
|Dec 19, 2014||CSES-98P|
|Nozzles: Selection and Sizing||
This fact sheet covers nozzle description, recommended use for common nozzle types, and orifice sizing for agricultural and turf sprayers. Proper selection of a nozzle type and size is essential for correct and accurate pesticide application. The nozzle is a major factor in determining the amount of spray applied to an area, uniformity of application, coverage obtained on the target surface, and amount of potential drift.
|Jan 31, 2014||442-032 (BSE-103P)|
|Pest Management Guide: Field Crops, 2015||Feb 13, 2015||456-016 (ENTO-70P)|
|Pest Management Guide: Home Grounds and Animals, 2015||Feb 16, 2015||456-018 (ENTO-69P)|
|Pest Management Guide: Horticultural and Forest Crops, 2015||Feb 16, 2015||456-017 (ENTO-71P)|
|Pesticide Applicator Manuals||Nov 17, 2011||VTTP-2||
|Pyridine Herbicide Carryover: Causes and Precautions||May 9, 2012||VTTP-6NP|
|Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs||May 11, 2009||vtpp-1|