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Good Spraying Practices - 3
Wed Jun 13, 2012 04:45 PM CDT

LAKE BENTON, Minn. (DTN) -- New technology has made spraying easier, but farmers still need to make sure they have the right equipment and it's in good shape to maintain efficiency.

"The changes, even over the last, say, 20 years, have been just amazing when you stop and think about it," said Bob Worth of Lake Benton, Minn. He has farmed for nearly 40 years and now farms with his son, Jon. "Spraying today is certainly easier than it was back when I started farming."

Worth, who grows corn, soybeans and wheat, said years ago he hoped to apply the ...

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