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Anyone who applies pesticides, grows specialty/organic crops and/or has an apiary needs to understand and refer to the new series of online tools in use in Maryland since early 2019, collectively referred to as FieldWatch. Fieldwatch has replaced the Maryland sensitive crop registry. Insulated Lunch Bag 24 Can Soft Cooler Water Resistant Leakproof Food StorageGiven the questions and concerns we hear from growers regarding pesticide drift damage all growers would benefit from registering with Fieldwatch. For more information on pesticide drift liability check out this legal fact sheet: Current Legal Rules Benefit Spray Applicators When It Comes to Pesticide Drift.
Fieldwatch, Inc. is actually a non-profit company created by Purdue University in collaboration with interested agricultural stakeholder groups.Insulated Lunch Box Lunch Bag Double Sections Waterproof Kids Men Women Adults Fieldwatch was created to help farmers and applicators identify, map and communicate where high-value specialty crops are grown as part of ongoing stewardship activities. Fieldwatch.com is comprised of multiple registry sites :
Driftwatch- contains a map (see picture above) for specialty crop growers to indicate the location of specialty crops and is meant to inform pesticide applicators of the locations of sensitive areas before they spray;Insulated Waxed Canvas Lunch Bag By Asebbo Box For Women Men W Genuine Leather H
BeeCheck- contains a map which enables beekeepers to identify the location of apiaries; and
FieldCheck- is a registry for pesticide applicators so they can access a detailed map showing the sites where specialty crops are grown and receive emails telling them when a specialty crop field or apiary site has been newly approved in the area. Integrated 4FT 20W 3000K 4000K 6500K MILKY T8 LED Tube Light replacement 2400 Lm
FieldWatch also offers two mobile apps to give applicators access to specialty crop information and beehive locations from their mobile devices. Integrated T8 LED Tube Light V Shaped 4ft 5ft 6ft 8ft T8 COOLER FREEZER Bulb BPBoth apps are available free for Android and iOS devices.
The advantage of FieldWatch is that the mapping tools allow users to update their information in real-time, providing applicators the most up-to-date information prior to spraying.Inteplast Group 45 Gallon High Density Can Liner, 13 Micron Equivalent in Clear Although new to Maryland, FieldWatch is in use in twenty-one states and one Canadian province.
All Maryland pesticide applicators, specialty/organic crop growers, and beekeepers are encouraged to sign up for Fieldwatch at FieldWatch.com and choose the type of account they would like to create.Inteplast PB080320M 20 Length x 8 Width x 3 Gusset, Extra Large Bread and Beekeepers should register for BeeCheck, specialty crop growers should register for DriftWatch, and applicators should register for FieldCheck. For more information about FieldWatch, read this helpful IKEA Tradfri LED Bulb E26 600 Lumen Wireless Dimmable color & White Spectrum or call the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Regulation Section at 410-841-5710.