Backpack Sprayer Modification

Modified backpack sprayers have versatile features including: simple design, inexpensive price, professional nozzle technology accuracy, and easy, safe filling/cleaning. This makes them an efficient, ideal choice for small, organic, or urban farms; small jobs on larger farms; and for short season crops, spot problems, work around field impediments (fences, slopes), and work inside high tunnels and greenhouses. The video series steps through how to take advantage of modified backpack sprayer technology.

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Don’t Overlook Backpack Sprayers

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High Tunnels in New Jersey

High Tunnel Construction

High tunnels are a simple, relatively inexpensive, and effective way of protecting high-value crops from the effects of marginal low temperatures, wind, rain, some insect and foliar disease pests, as well as wildlife damage. [Read more…]

High Tunnel Rotations for Soil Quality

muthshortAdapting annual crop production rotation practices for high tunnels in ways that enable growers to maintain soil fertility and health is not yet completely worked out. There are few well-established rotation recipes, and every grower needs to put in place a rotation plan that works for them, using resources available.
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