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3 Simple Steps to Cleaning a Pump Sprayer by Nick Federoff

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3 Simple Steps to Cleaning a Pump Sprayer by Nick Federoff

Did you know that many things gardening typically begins on the farm? Farmers are usually the trailblazers in bringing products we use for our garden to the consumer marketplace. Or, at the very least inspiring the inventors of the world to make something better and easier to use. For instance, in the 1850’s an insect called the Colorado Beetle was devastating the potato industry. A gravity fed leather knapsack, (think of a bota bag backpack on steroids – which probably leaked all over you), oozed a chemical solution out of a sprinkler head as the farmer painstakingly walked every inch...

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Acreage Life: June 2022

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    Sprayers are essential tools for completing various tasks around your land and home, and Chapin Professional Farm & Field Sprayers help you get the job done.  This Chapin Proseries Sprayer line includes our 21240XP, (2 gallon), and 21250XP, (3 gallon), hand compression tank sprayers.  These sprayers are easy to use and designed for application of weed and pest control products, fungicides and fertilizers.  Translucent poly tanks allow monitoring of fluid levels and wide 4 inch openings make them easy to fill.  Brass extension wands, brass shut-offs, brass nozzles, fluoropolymer elastomer seals, and reinforced hoses will hold up to...

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Chapin Backpack Sprayers Prove Superior Cleaning and Disinfecting Alternative to Conventional Off-The-Shelf Products

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Chapin Backpack Sprayers Prove Superior Cleaning and Disinfecting Alternative to Conventional Off-The-Shelf Products

The ongoing global pandemic has created a public health crisis without equal over the past century, disrupting daily routines, social life, and work activities. In this difficult environment, rigorous standards of hygiene, both personal and public, have become crucial for arresting the spread of the infection and resolving the crisis. While society as a whole has risen to the challenge, many households as well as public and commercial operations often neglect to consider alternatives to the standard shelf products with built-in applicators, according to Chapin International Inc. Given the current pressing need to clean and disinfect large areas regularly, these traditional...

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Chapin Named Best Chemical Sprayers from This Old House

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Chapin Named Best Chemical Sprayers from This Old House

Chapin named Best Overall Chemical Sprayer: Tree/Turf Pro Commercial Backpack Sprayer and Best Value Chemical Sprayer: Home & Garden 1-gallon Sprayer   Check it out Here! 

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Beneficial Nematodes for Your Garden

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Beneficial Nematodes for Your Garden

Beneficial nematodes: the good bugs. Beneficial nematodes rank with ladybugs, earthworms, and other insects you want in your garden. These microscopic, unsegmented roundworms prey on more than 200 species of insects. Spraying beneficial nematodes on your lawn and garden is a natural and effective way to combat the harmful insects that wreak havoc with your landscape. While these are roundworms, there is no evidence to support the idea that beneficial nematodes harm humans, pets, or other animals. Three main beneficial nematodes species: Steinernema Carpocapsae, Steinernema Feltiae, Heterohabditis Bacteriophora. Chapin's G362D Hose End Sprayer makes application easy. Soil temperature ranges from...

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