Wind Idiots Part 2
There is always a right time to spray and you need to look for a sign. Well, Tuesday morning there were signs that should have told any rational individual to park the sprayer or don't even get it out of the shed. Here are three signs that should have scared your pants off.
Even without a windmeter, you should know that firing up the sprayer in conditions like we had Tuesday may come back to bite you. There have already been cases of crop injury this month as a result of spray drift from a neighbour.
So you with the 60' sprayer and the red tractor with no cab, give your head a shake - does it rattle?
Figure 1. Soil blowing across the field should indicate to a farmer that it is not the best time to spray!
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