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Green-on-Green spot spraying – dream or reality?

3 June, 2019

The use of technology to make pesticide use more efficient through better control while using less pesticide is becoming increasingly important in modern agriculture. Unfortunately there is a growing mistrust within the general community of many agricultural practices.  ..

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Meet ChemCert’s New Trainer Robert Kakoschke

2 June, 2019

ChemCert Training Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Kakoschke as a Chemical Trainer in South Australia. Robert was raised on a mixed broadacre/livestock property in Murray Mallee region of South Australia. He holds a major in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of Adelaide.  ..

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The 2019 Agsafe Stewardship Conference and Awards

1 June, 2019

Have you heard about the Agsafe Stewardship Conference and Awards? If you are interested in attending download the flyer for more information. https://www.agsafe.org.au/about-us/agsafe-stewardship-conference  ..

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What is the real story behind pH and hardness of spray solutions?

9 April, 2019

PH and water hardinessThe quality of water being used in the spray tank to act as the carrier for your pesticides can have significant effects on how well those pesticides will work. It is surprising, however, to find that very few growers have had water quality tested. ..

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Food Safety – At Least Pesticide Residues are Monitored

7 February, 2019

food residueWith glyphosate being in the non-agricultural media over the past few months it is a good time to look at chemical residues in food and explain how acceptable levels are determined for various food types.
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Testing for Damaging Herbicide Residues

6 December, 2018

soil residuesWith the growing resistance to post emergent herbicides in many weed populations the message going to farmers is that they need to use more pre-emergent herbicides in their farming system.
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Merry Christmas from ChemCert

3 December, 2018

merry christmas chemcertChemCert hopes you have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!🎄🎅
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Changes to 2,4-D registrations

29 October, 2018

2,4-DFrom October 4th, 2018 the APVMA suspended the labels of all products containing the active ingredient 2,4-D and replaced them with a permit that includes new rules about how those products must be applied.
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Trust in Science and Agriculture under Spotlight

5 October, 2018

GlyphosateGlyphosate is the world’s most widely used herbicide with approximately 8.6 billion kg used worldwide between 1974 and 2014. This works out to approximately 0.53 kg being used on every cropping hectare each year.  ..

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ChemCert Spray Applicator Checklist for Group I Herbicides

1 August, 2018

spray applicator☐ 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.  ..

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