<DIV style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif; font-size:10pt;"><FONT size="3"><SPAN style="font-family: Arial,sans-serif;">I have a Solo with the vertical tube and it is a diaphragm pump sprayer.&nbsp; I thought that one should not use wettable powders in a piston pump sprayer, as it could score the pump piston.</SPAN></FONT><BR><BR>Kurt Forman<BR>Clearview Farm<BR>Palmyra, NY 14522<BR>Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.<BR><BR>--- lists@rhomestead.com wrote:<BR><BR>From: "Beth Spaugh" &lt;lists@rhomestead.com&gt;<BR>To: "'Market Farming'" &lt;market-farming@lists.ibiblio.org&gt;<BR>Subject: Re: [Market-farming] applying Surround<BR>Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 21:54:34 -0400<BR><BR>











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<P><FONT color="navy" face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size: 10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy">Thank you.&nbsp; Is the Solo with the vertical
tube in the middle a piston sprayer?</SPAN></FONT></P>

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<P><FONT color="navy" face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size: 10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy">Beth Spaugh</SPAN></FONT><FONT color="navy"><SPAN style="color:navy"></SPAN></FONT></P>

<P><FONT color="navy" face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;   color:navy">Rehoboth Homestead</SPAN></FONT><FONT color="navy" face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;  color:navy">, Peru</SPAN></FONT><FONT color="navy" face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial; color:navy"> NY</SPAN></FONT><FONT color="navy"><SPAN style="color:navy"></SPAN></FONT></P>

<P><FONT color="navy" face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size: 10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy"><A href="http://rhomestead.com">http://rhomestead.com</A>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
<A href="http://www.facebook.com/rhomestead">http://www.facebook.com/rhomestead</A></SPAN></FONT><FONT color="navy"><SPAN style="color:navy"></SPAN></FONT></P>

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<P style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><FONT color="navy" face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial; color:navy">"How we eat determines, to a considerable extent, how the
world is used." - Wendell Berry</SPAN></FONT><FONT color="navy"><SPAN style="color:navy"></SPAN></FONT></P>

<P style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><FONT color="navy" face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial; color:navy">"Without power over our food, any notion of democracy is
empty." - Frances Moore Lappe</SPAN></FONT><FONT color="navy"><SPAN style="color:navy"></SPAN></FONT></P>

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<P><B><FONT face="Tahoma" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Tahoma;font-weight:bold">From:</SPAN></FONT></B><FONT face="Tahoma" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma">
market-farming-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org
[mailto:market-farming-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org] <B><SPAN style="font-weight: bold">On Behalf Of </SPAN></B>Brian<BR>
<B><SPAN style="font-weight:bold">Sent:</SPAN></B> Saturday, May 26, 2012 4:25
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<B><SPAN style="font-weight:bold">To:</SPAN></B> Market Farming<BR>
<B><SPAN style="font-weight:bold">Cc:</SPAN></B> Market Farming<BR>
<B><SPAN style="font-weight:bold">Subject:</SPAN></B> Re: [Market-farming]
applying Surround</SPAN></FONT></P><P></P>

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<P><FONT face="Times New Roman" size="3"><SPAN style="font-size: 12.0pt">I don't have any problem with it clogging. I typically put it through a
4 gallon piston pump backpack sprayer. I've put it on straight and in combo
with fish/seaweed, sticker, Entrust, BT, etc.&nbsp;</SPAN></FONT></P>

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<P><FONT face="Times New Roman" size="3"><SPAN style="font-size: 12.0pt">Never any clog issues.&nbsp;</SPAN></FONT></P>

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<P><FONT face="Times New Roman" size="3"><SPAN style="font-size: 12.0pt">Add surround(and any other dry ingredients) to a bucket. Add water to
surround while stirring. Stir until well mixed. Add liquids and/or sticker.
&nbsp;Pour into sprayer and top up with water.</SPAN></FONT></P>

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<P><FONT face="Times New Roman" size="3"><SPAN style="font-size: 12.0pt">Shake the sprayer every so often while applying and clean up good at
end. I pour it out. Spray rinse. Dump. Add water. Pump and spray with nozzle
removed until clear. Wash nozzle with hose. Good to go.&nbsp;</SPAN></FONT></P>

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<P><FONT face="Times New Roman" size="3"><SPAN style="font-size: 12.0pt">Brian</SPAN></FONT></P>

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On May 26, 2012, at 2:38 PM, "Beth Spaugh" &lt;<A href="mailto:lists@rhomestead.com">lists@rhomestead.com</A>&gt; wrote:</SPAN></FONT></P>

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<P><FONT face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Arial">Getting ready to try if first time, on squash. I have read
it clogs sprayers, and the folks turn their trays upside down and dunk, and the
plants stay in their trays (we’ll see), what brings me to wonder – any
experience putting a concentrate in a hose end sprayer and spraying?&nbsp; The
labeled rates are pretty wide, so calibration doesn’t look like an issue.</SPAN></FONT></P><P></P>

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<P><FONT face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Arial">\Beth Spaugh</SPAN></FONT></P><P></P>

<P><FONT face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:   Arial">Rehoboth Homestead</SPAN></FONT><FONT face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial"></SPAN></FONT>, Peru<FONT face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial"> NY</SPAN></FONT></P><P></P>

<P><FONT face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Arial"><A href="http://rhomestead.com"></A><A href="http://rhomestead.com">http://rhomestead.com</A>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
<A href="http://www.facebook.com/rhomestead"></A><A href="http://www.facebook.com/rhomestead">http://www.facebook.com/rhomestead</A></SPAN></FONT></P><P></P>

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<P style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><FONT face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial">"How we
eat determines, to a considerable extent, how the world is used." -
Wendell Berry</SPAN></FONT></P><P></P>

<P style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><FONT face="Arial" size="2"><SPAN style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial">"Without
power over our food, any notion of democracy is empty." - Frances Moore
Lappe</SPAN></FONT></P><P></P>

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