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Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Wed May 23, 2007 02:55 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Spraying crops is a bit like cooking a good meal: if you don't include all the right ingredients in the correct amounts, you're likely to end up with something that tastes bad, is a waste of time and effort and ends up being a big mess.

Likewise, without taking the time to properly calibrate a sprayer and to make sure it is spraying accurately, farmers very easily could be wasting expensive crop protection material and exposing the environment to unnecessary amounts of chemicals. Or, they could be spraying too little, potentially allowing weeds to develop resistance ...

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