FJCTV: Fighting Pest Pressure on Spraying Wheat

May 22, 2017 09:55 AM

A new international study suggests that pests and pathogens cost global agriculture more than $500,000,000 per year.

On Farm Journal College TV, wheat agronomist Phil Needham shares tips for fighting pest pressure.

“There’s a lot of opportunities for farmers to move forward from a standard flat front nozzle,” said Needham. “It’s not going to achieve a good standard of coverage down both sides of the wheat.”

Needham recommends using a duo cap nozzle instead.

Watch Farm Journal College TV every Friday on AgDay.

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