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Updated AQF3 Chemical Accreditation Training

15 October, 2019

ChemCert Training group delivers AQF3 chemical accreditation courses all over Australia. The AQF3 units AHCCHM303 Prepare and Apply Chemicals and AHCCHM304 Transport and Store Chemicals have recently been updated.  ..

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Alternatives to Synthetic Herbicides

29 August, 2019

Conventional herbicides - public perceptions take a dive. Despite the community benefits that herbicides have provided with improved weed control, the perception of conventional herbicides, in the eyes of the public, has taken a few hits. ..

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Nozzles and Adjuvants

28 August, 2019

Pick the nozzle for spraying quality and then the adjuvant for optimising control.  The new regulations for using 2,4-D means that growers must use very coarse (VC) to ultra-coarse (UC) spray qualities for their fallow spraying depending on the conditions and sensitive areas in the vicinity. ..

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ChemCert Spray Applicator Checklist for 2,4D 2019

28 August, 2019

Go through the checklist below to help determine important factors which may affect spray drift when using 2,4D Chemicals. ..

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Green-on-Green spot spraying – dream or reality?

3 June, 2019

The use of technology to make pesticide use more efficient through better control while using less pesticide is becoming increasingly important in modern agriculture. Unfortunately there is a growing mistrust within the general community of many agricultural practices.  ..

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Meet ChemCert’s New Trainer Robert Kakoschke

2 June, 2019

ChemCert Training Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Kakoschke as a Chemical Trainer in South Australia. Robert was raised on a mixed broadacre/livestock property in Murray Mallee region of South Australia. He holds a major in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of Adelaide.  ..

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The 2019 Agsafe Stewardship Conference and Awards

1 June, 2019

Have you heard about the Agsafe Stewardship Conference and Awards? If you are interested in attending download the flyer for more information. https://www.agsafe.org.au/about-us/agsafe-stewardship-conference  ..

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What is the real story behind pH and hardness of spray solutions?

9 April, 2019

PH and water hardinessThe quality of water being used in the spray tank to act as the carrier for your pesticides can have significant effects on how well those pesticides will work. It is surprising, however, to find that very few growers have had water quality tested. ..

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Food Safety – At Least Pesticide Residues are Monitored

7 February, 2019

food residueWith glyphosate being in the non-agricultural media over the past few months it is a good time to look at chemical residues in food and explain how acceptable levels are determined for various food types.
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Testing for Damaging Herbicide Residues

6 December, 2018

soil residuesWith the growing resistance to post emergent herbicides in many weed populations the message going to farmers is that they need to use more pre-emergent herbicides in their farming system.
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