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Custom Applicator Program

March 14-16, 2018

Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI

CAP (Custom Applicator Program) is base training for new applicators who want behind-the- wheel experience and training. A 2.5 day program offered in March at Fox Valley Technical College.

Co-Sponsored by:

WI Agri-Business Assoc.
Fox Valley Technical College - UW Extension
Ag Systems
Ziegler Ag Equipment
Riesterer & Schnell, Inc.

Overview Video of Program

Best Western Fox Valley Inn
3033 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI
(920) 731-4141
Candlewood Suites
4525 W. College Avenue
Appleton, WI
(920) 739-8000

2017 Custom Applicator Program Attendees

Day 1 Schedule - FVTC Ag Campus

10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  • Student Sign-in
  • Sprayer Overview (hands-on)
  • Pesticide Mixing & Tank Cleanout
  • Dry Fertilizer Application-Equipment
  • Wet-loading a Spray Rig (hands-on)
  • Pesticide Calculations
  • Making an Application from Start to Finish

Day 2 Schedule - FVTC Public Safety Training Center

8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  • Spray Rig Driving
  • Raven or John Deere Task Computers
  • Sprayer Field Operation
  • Pulse Width Modulation
  • Rules of the Road

Day 3 Schedule - FVTC Public Safety Training Center

8:00 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.

  • Sprayer Cross Training
  • Crop Staging & Weed Identification
  • Spray Rig Cross Training
  • Written Exam