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#3328657 - 08/19/13 11:27 PM Spraying poison near water
southernhunter
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I have dug several small watering holes on my farm . I been spraying the plots this week with roundup . I noticed as I made the turn around one of the watering holes my boomless sprayer was actual spraying far enough to hit the water . Got my to thinking what the effects might be on deer/ animals using the watering holes ?
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#3329167 - 08/20/13 11:53 AM Re: Spraying poison near water [Re: southernhunter]
Jonnyringo
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Southernhunter I would not worry about it a lot of chemicals used around ponds to control vegetation " shore klear " for example contain 53.8 % glyphosate . A good bit of that chemical gets in the water and it doesn't affect the fish etc. That is just my opinion
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#3330003 - 08/21/13 12:28 AM Re: Spraying poison near water [Re: Jonnyringo]
7wsm
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with the rain we been getting shouldn't be a problem .think of all the row cropping going on and washed in creeks and ponds .you will be ok.
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