Spray Skill Up Day Central Otago

Fri, Sep. 2, 2022 8:30am — 10:30am | Kerrimuir Orchard, 46 Kinaston Road, Roxburgh

Skill Up for Spraying Education Day, Central Otago

NZ Apples & Pears Inc are holding an education day on Spraying Skills in Central Otago and invite Summerfruit growers to participate.

Date: Friday 2nd September 2022
Time: 8:30 am – 10:30am (Please note time has moved forward from previous notices)
Location : Kerrimuir Orchard - 46 Kinaston Road, Roxburgh East

Presenters: David Manktelow, Andrew Blakeman, Andy Mawley.

Topics covered will include: 

  • Get to know your sprayer (30 Mins) – Daily maintenance checks, sprayer setup, and before-spray checks
  • Hitting your target (30 Mins) - setup / speed / air 
  • Keeping yourself safe during mixing and spraying (30mins) – PPE and chemical handling tips to stay safe.
  • Demonstration /coverage / drift (30 Mins) - How to set up a spray pole in the canopy / Effect of speed on coverage / Demonstrate AI nozzles / Drift pole /



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