All course facility crew members need to know how to clean and maintain spray equipment. It’s a perfect time as winter is arriving to inspect hoses for worn spots, hose clamps for rust, poly tanks for degradation, and finalize preparing your sprayer for winter. The tips Fred Whitford provides in this session, recorded as part of the 2021 Virtual GIS, will help you generate new ideas that can be incorporated into a sprayer maintenance program. You’ll also learn practical approaches to apply to increase effectiveness in maintenance practices.
About the Instructor
Fred Whitford, Ph.D., is a clinical engagement professor, Botany and Plant Pathology and the Director of Purdue Pesticide Programs. He earned his bachelor’s degree in wildlife management from Louisiana Tech and his master’s and doctorate degrees in entomology from Iowa State University. He has expertise in pesticide safety education, pesticide registration, regulations, insurance, and environmental and safety audits. Whitford has authored more than 300 publications including 8 books and 120 extension bulletins. He has delivered more than 5,800 presentations throughout Indiana and the U.S.
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