FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 19, 2022
Keedysville, MD – WMREC Sprayer and Pesticide Application Twilight Meeting will be held at the University of Maryland, Western Maryland Research and Education Center, 18330 Keedysville Road, Keedysville, MD 21756, on Thursday, September 1, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The meeting is free to attend, but registration is required. To register go to twilightmeeting.eventbrite.com
The focus of this meeting is on sprayer and pesticide application. Topics will include:
- Mock Inspection: Passing MDA inspections
Kelly Love, Maryland Department of Agriculture
- Precision application technologies
Dr. Long He, Pennsylvania State University
- Sprayer calibration demonstrations (boom and 2 types of backpack)
Doug Price, Brian Spielman, Alan Leslie, and Kelly Hamby, University of Maryland
- Discuss nozzle wear and selection
- Demonstration: Optimizing airblast air, deflectors, and nozzle angle for good coverage
Doug Price, Brian Spielman, and Kelly Hamby, University of Maryland
Maryland pesticide recertification credits will be available for attending this meeting.
For more information, please contact Dr. Kelly Hamby at email@example.com or (301) 314-1068
University programs, activities, and facilities are available to all without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, personal appearance, or any other legally protected class.
If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in any event or activity, please contact us at (301) 432-2767.
Kelly Hamby (she/her/hers)
Associate Professor/Extension Specialist
Department of Entomology
University of Maryland
4112 Plant Sciences Building | College Park, MD 20742-4454
Tel: 301.314.1068 | firstname.lastname@example.org