Tips for Selecting, Maintaining, and Calibrating Backpack Sprayers

Tips for Selecting, Maintaining, and Calibrating Backpack Sprayers

This article summarizes key points for you to consider before purchasing a backpack sprayer and provides backpack sprayer calibration guidelines and maintenance tips. It also includes reviews of backpack sprayer equipment that some of our readers are currently using in field operations. 

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Research and Management Tips for Controlling Yellow Starthistle

Research and Management Tips for Controlling Yellow Starthistle

This TechNote summarizes research on: 1) Integrating herbicides with other methods for managing yellow starthistle and 2) Controlling coast fiddleneck (Amsinckia menziesii)and yellow starthistle. Also included are practical management tips on herbicide rate and time of application to optimize yellow starthistle control.

 

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Fall and winter are good times to control unwanted brush and vines

Fall and winter are good times to control unwanted brush and vines
Basal bark treatments on undesirable brush and vines are suited to sites such as fencerows and embankments, bridge ends, urban settings, near desirable vegetation, sensitive areas, and sites with low-density brush and/or vines.Read More

Benefits of Fall Herbicide Application to Control Invasive Weeds on Western Rangelands

Benefits of Fall Herbicide Application to Control Invasive Weeds on Western Rangelands
Fall is an excellent time to control perennial and biennial invasive weeds with Milestone®. Late summer and fall rains in many areas of the West in 2010 will provide land managers with a good opportunity to extend their application season.Read More