1 August, 2018
☐ Pre-operational check carried out on a clean sprayer with fresh water and a pre-season calibration performed to ensure correct application rates
as well as proper machine function.
13 July, 2018
Much has been said and penned on quad bike safety as a mode of on-farm transport,
for tasks such as checking crops, spraying fence lines, moving livestock, checking lambing ewes or cows calving or even spot spraying invasive weeds.
5 June, 2018
According to CSIRO, Australia’s worst mouse plague
of 1993 cost more than 96 million dollars, (close to 180 million in today’s dollar terms). ..Read More
5 June, 2018
To successfully manage weeds, pests or diseases they must be correctly
identified. Misidentification leads to incorrect control practices which is costly and often making the problem worse.
4 May, 2018
Few would argue that it is more of a challenging task to correctly calibrate a vineyard sprayer than a broadacre sprayer.
There is much to consider here but for vineyard application, one can note:
16 March, 2018
Harmonising the off-label use of agricultural
chemicals in Australia by 2019?
24 January, 2018
The best safety expression any workplace can have,
which uses pesticides and highly values worker health and safety, is that of “Prevention is better than Cure.” ..Read More
22 January, 2018
Each summer we see the same
pattern of chemical trespass onto cotton crops as broadleaf herbicides such as 2,4D are applied onto bare fallows upslope from cotton plantings, leading
to significant crop injury and financial loss. ..Read More
10 January, 2018
In the past, we were always told to
worry about strong winds when spraying. We now know that low wind conditions can be as bad or worse. ..Read More
15 December, 2017
ChemCert hopes you have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 🎄🎅