Experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will conduct instructional clinics across Arkansas, intended to keep growers abreast of the latest technical and regulatory changes in spray application technology.


Registration for each session begins at 8:30 a.m. Sessions begin at 9 a.m., and conclude with lunch. Upcoming clinics include:


• Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Men’s Center at McGehee


• Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Rice Research Center at Stuttgart


• Tuesday, March 7, at Arkansas State University Newport at Newport


• Wednesday, March 8, at the Cotton Research Station at Marianna


• Thursday, March 9, at the Greene County Fairgrounds at Paragould


Jason Davis, extension application technologist with the Division of Agriculture, said keeping up with the newest available information on herbicide applications is key to a successful farm operation.


“With the anticipated challenges of the coming spray season it is more important than ever for applicators to have the best and most up-to-date information available,” Davis said. “As in years past, we have scheduled several sprayer clinics targeting these changes. Each clinic will provide valuable information and demonstrations to help applicators make the best decisions in the 2017 spray season.”


The clinics will also offer nozzle evaluations, so attendees should feel free to bring in any nozzles they wish to have inspected.


Details: Jason Davis, jdavis@uaex.edu or 501-749-2077.