Rick Lusher - FAWN Director Pesticide Application Tool
FAWN <ul><li>Collects real time weather data </li></ul><ul><li>Stores the data for historical use </li></ul><ul><li>Provid...
National Weather Service <ul><li>Provides forecast data for 14 days </li></ul><ul><li>Pinpoint locations </li></ul><ul><li...
Use of FAWN Data <ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit quality </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing ??...
Pesticide Application <ul><li>Classic combination of FAWN and NWS </li></ul><ul><li>Low volume applications focused need <...
The Tool <ul><li>Looks only at wind speed </li></ul><ul><li>Less than 5 mph good, 5-10 fair, >10 poor </li></ul><ul><li>Pr...
 
 
 
Weather Monitoring  <ul><li>Wind </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>T...
Conclusion <ul><li>First attempt </li></ul><ul><li>Use it </li></ul><ul><li>Provide feed back </li></ul>Rick Lusher - FAWN...
Web Address <ul><li>http://fawn.ifas.ufl.edu  go to  </li></ul><ul><li>http://myfawn.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://fawn.ifa...
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FAWN Pesticide Tool

  1. 1. Rick Lusher - FAWN Director Pesticide Application Tool
  2. 2. FAWN <ul><li>Collects real time weather data </li></ul><ul><li>Stores the data for historical use </li></ul><ul><li>Provide tools to use data to aid in decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Cold protection Toolkit, Irrigation scheduling </li></ul>Rick Lusher - FAWN Director
  3. 3. National Weather Service <ul><li>Provides forecast data for 14 days </li></ul><ul><li>Pinpoint locations </li></ul><ul><li>FAWN uses NWS data </li></ul><ul><li>NWS lets others determine how to use their forecasts </li></ul>Rick Lusher - FAWN Director
  4. 4. Use of FAWN Data <ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit quality </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing ?? </li></ul>Rick Lusher - FAWN Director
  5. 5. Pesticide Application <ul><li>Classic combination of FAWN and NWS </li></ul><ul><li>Low volume applications focused need </li></ul><ul><li>DRIFT a concern – wind critical </li></ul><ul><li>Growers to be proactive, not reactive </li></ul><ul><li>Need grower and FDACS feedback </li></ul>Rick Lusher - FAWN Director
  6. 6. The Tool <ul><li>Looks only at wind speed </li></ul><ul><li>Less than 5 mph good, 5-10 fair, >10 poor </li></ul><ul><li>Provides current conditions at FAWN site </li></ul><ul><li>Provides NWS forecast for next 3 days (wind) </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to record weather conditions at grove at time of application </li></ul>Rick Lusher - FAWN Director
  7. 10. Weather Monitoring <ul><li>Wind </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Temp </li></ul><ul><li>Relative humidity </li></ul>Rick Lusher - FAWN Director
  8. 11. Conclusion <ul><li>First attempt </li></ul><ul><li>Use it </li></ul><ul><li>Provide feed back </li></ul>Rick Lusher - FAWN Director
  9. 12. Web Address <ul><li>http://fawn.ifas.ufl.edu go to </li></ul><ul><li>http://myfawn.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://fawn.ifas.ufl.edu/ </li></ul>Rick Lusher - FAWN Director

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