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Project Title: Improved Orchard Sprayer Calibration Techniques

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Grant ID Number:X8 - 96179901-1
EPA Region:EPA R1AAShip:R01 - Region 1
Division/Office:Office of Environmental Stewardship (OES)Lab/Office:
Grant Program:
Recipient Name: New England Vegetable & Berry Growers Assoc.
City:Recipient Type:Not for Profit
State:MACong District:05
Competition Status:
Award Date:07/24/2014Cum Award:$31,072
Project Start:10/01/2013Project End:12/31/2016
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Improved Orchard Sprayer Calibration Techniques
The project is intended to improve pest management and spray application techniques through grower education, adoption and refinement of sprayer calibration using a measuring device, a patternator. This project focuses on pesticide application technology, and contributes to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in agricultural production.This project also impacts the agricultural applicator community via applicator and worker health and safety. The project is centered on pesticide application education and management; using outreach and demonstrations for the producer community.

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Project Officer Andrea Szylvian 617-918-1198
Grant Specialist Jean Crocker 617-918-1498

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