Drift reducing technologies were the focus of a three day workshop which attracted regulatory authorities from around the nation and overseas. These videos were filmed during the field day for the international workshop for regulators.

Drift reducing technologies Part 1

This two part story looks at the DRT research and its demonstration to regulators.

Drift reducing technologies Part 2

This two part story looks at DRTs and the research and application demonstrated to the regulators.

DRT: App for spray applicators

Andrew Hewitt explains how an Australian research facility is collaborating with international partners to develop a spray application App for mobile devices.

DRT: Spray efficacy a priority

University of Queenland’s Chris O’Donnell says spray efficacy must be maintained if drift reducing technology is to be adopted by spray applicators.

DRT: Reducing spray drift at 250kph

Peter Travers, an aerial spray contractor outlines how drift reducing technology on agricultural aircraft is helping reduce spray drift.

DRT: Auto levelling booms

William Langdon demonstrating the advantages of self levelling booms to spray regulators at a workshop at Gatton, Qld.

DRT: New formulation 2,4-D 

Dow AgroScience’s Holger Tank talks about the incorporation of drift reducing technology into chemical formulations to reduce spray drift.