Calibrating is often an important, sometimes overlooked or infrequent practice by many turfgrass managers. Calibration ensures that you apply products correctly the first time, which can save you time and money and lead to better turf. Furthermore, calibration is not as difficult as it may initially seem. In this 90-minute webinar, Aaron Patton, Ph.D., covers the basic principles of calibrating various types of sprayers and discusses nozzle selection and how it can affect drift, as well as pest control.
Original presentation date: Oct. 21, 2020 Education points: 0.20
About the instructor
Aaron J. Patton, Ph.D., is a professor in the department of horticulture and landscape architecture at Purdue University where he serves as turfgrass extension specialist. He earned his bachelor's from Iowa State University and his master's and Ph.D. from Purdue University. His appointment provides him the opportunity to be involved with extension, teaching and research. Patton’s research interests focus on weed biology and control, warm-season grasses and agronomic practices in turfgrass systems. He teaches the senior-level turfgrass science course at Purdue University and mentors undergraduate and graduate students. Patton has been a GCSAA faculty member since 2008 teaching at the education conference as well as numerous webinars.
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