7th: How To Calibrate a Backpack Sprayer? – Spray Calibration part II

06.08.17 | Thursday | Seventh day of internship We did the calibration of Walking Boom Sprayer and 24 gallon tank sprayer yesterday. Related post: How To Calibrate a Walking Boom Sprayer Today, we calibrated the backpack sprayer.  Kuya Roque showed me the proper way to use the backpack sprayer.  And I tried it too! Good… Continue reading 7th: How To Calibrate a Backpack Sprayer? – Spray Calibration part II

6th: How To Calibrate a Walking Boom Sprayer? – Spray Calibration part I

06.07.17 | Wednesday | Sixth day of internship  I asked Kuya Roque if I can observe and help him with the Fertilizer Spray Calibration. Importance of Spray Calibration  Improper calibration may cause poor pest control, environmental contamination, injury to the desires turf, and unnecessary expenditures for chemicals.  Calibration of the Walking Boom Sprayer Materials needed:… Continue reading 6th: How To Calibrate a Walking Boom Sprayer? – Spray Calibration part I

5th: How to Collect Soil Samples in a Golf Course? – Soil Sampling

06.06.17 | Tuesday | Fifth day of internship  I experienced one of the biggest challenges in my life today! I thought it will be my usual day but it changed when the superintendent gave some ziplock bags and a soil probe to do soil sampling. He also asked me to get a rental cart from… Continue reading 5th: How to Collect Soil Samples in a Golf Course? – Soil Sampling

4th: Fertilizers part I

06.05.17 | Monday | Fourth day of internship My objectives on the Fertilizer Training of my internship: Be familiarized with the grades and types of fertilizers used; Formulate fertilizer rates and plan the frequency and timing of fertilizer application and; Learn the proper handling and storage of fertilizers and record keeping. I was assigned to be… Continue reading 4th: Fertilizers part I