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Custom Applicator Program

March 9-11, 2017

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

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

  • Student Sign-in
  • Sprayer Overview (hands-on)
  • Dry Fertilizer Application-Equipment
  • Wet-loading a Spray Rig (hands-on)
  • Top 10 Mistakes that Cost Your Company $$$
  • Making an Application from Start to Finish

Day 2 Schedule

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

  • Road Transport (hands-on)
  • Monitor Review/Aim Command
  • Understanding Pesticides
  • Nozzle Selection & Drift Control
  • WI DATCP Inspector

Day 3 Schedule

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

  • Field Operations (hands-on)
  • Raven Task Computers
  • Rules of the Road
  • Dry Fertilizer Application-Materials
  • Spray Rig Cross Training
  • Crop Staging and Weed ID
  • Written Exam