Maintenance of any piece of equipment is vital for not only keeping it functional, but maximizing its efficacy. This is even more important when it comes to pesticide application equipment. A critical piece of this maintenance is properly cleaning the tank out after use. This new 3-page publication from the UF/IFAS Pesticide Information Office will discuss the importance of and mechanisms for properly cleaning out pesticide application equipment. Written by Brett Bultemeier and Benjamin Sperry.
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