Orchard Sprayer Field Day

Aug 3, 2017 (All day)
Deadline: 

ORCHARD SPRAYER FIELD DAY IN WAYNE COUNTY

Thursday August 3, 2017

Bauman Orchards, Rittman Ohio

Details:

For anyone who works with fruit growers, particularly orchard growers this field day can serve as in-service education.   The program will include sprayer demonstrations featuring the “intelligent” sprayer system that is able to adjust number of nozzles used, spray pressure and spray coverage based on reading tree spacing, height, and canopy density. There will also be time devoted to orchard sprayer (air blast) calibration and nozzle selection. Instructors include Erdal Ozkan, OSU Extension sprayer technology specialist and Heping Zhu, USDA-ARS Application Technology Researcher and coordinator of the intelligent sprayer project.

More Details and Formal Announcement to Come.

Instuctors:

Erdal Ozkan, OSU Extension sprayer technology specialist

Heping Zhu,  USDA-ARS Application Technology Researcher and Coordinator of the Intelligent Sprayer Project

Workshop organized by OSU Extension and USDA-ARS, OSU Wooster