Five Tips for Best Use of Ppps Ahead of Spraying Season

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Ahead of spraying season, take a look at some best practice advice on the application of plan protection products on land, particularly near lakes and rivers used as drinking water sources.

  • Choose the right pesticide product & always read and follow the label instructions
  • Determine the right amount to purchase and use
  • Don’t spray if rain or strong wind is forecast in the next 48 hours
  • Avoid spills, stay well back from open drains and rinse empty containers 3 times into the sprayer.
  • Store and dispose of pesticides and their containers properly.

Get more advice and information from the EPA  

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