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We have been featured in the November issue of Ohio Fruit News! (page 3)

OFN newsletter

Two of the project's graduate students, Liv Meyer and Lianna Wodzikci participated in the APS online conference "Plant Health 2021: Seismic Shifts in Disease Risk", with the following posters:

APS poster

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Wodzicki et al poster APS

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The infographic below condenses what the intelligent sprayer technology is and what we are doing with it. To see the full resolution PDF file click here.

intelligent sprayer infographic

We are in July's issue of Small Farm Sustainability! Check it out here:

small farm acreage post

 Dr. Celeste Welty shows you the important pieces of a bucket-style trap and how to assemble it for monitoring insects, like Codling Moth. 


A testimonial from Andre Bailey (Rivers End Orchard, BC; Canada) using the intelligent sprayer:


Keeping up with the Johnsons at Buffalo Ridge Orchard (video).




"A better way to spray"

By cutting the amount of pesticide that ends up in the air or on the ground, a new high-tech pesticide sprayer can save vineyard, orchard, and nursery growers money while protecting the environment...

(Ohio State University, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences)






"Precision Sprayer Benefits Growers and the Environment"

A team of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists, along with several university partners, began a collaboration in 2009 to develop an intelligent spray-control system that uses laser vision (LiDAR) to map the size, shape, and foliage density of a tree or plant and then applies a custom-tailored dose of pesticide based on foliage volume.


USDA note on intelligent sprayer - 2017




An introduction from USDA-ARS scientist - Dr. Heping Zhu on the Precision Sprayer.

"Teaching your airblast sprayer new tricks to reduce drift and costs" - Good Fruit Grower Magazine.

Good Fruit Grower Magazine Aug-2020 release on Intel Sprayer


"Upgrade your air-blast" - an interview by Kate Prengaman (Good Fruit Grower Magazine) on Intelligent Spraying on their August, 2020 release. 

sprayer and a nozzle

Penn State Extension: "Specialty Crop Innovations: Intelligent Spraying Systems"

sprayer application chart


Michigan Farm News: "One-of-a-kind “Intelligent” sprayer being developed in Ohio"

OSU article on sensor spraying


Sensor Sprayers for Specialty Crop Production - OSU Extension Catalog