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Calculations for Adulticide Spray

Product: Evoluer 30-30 ULV


Acres Sprayed Per Hour
Acres sprayed per hour 10 MPH 14,000 acres / X 5280 ft./mile 363.6 ac./hr. = X 300 swath width ft. 38.5 hrs. to spray / 43,560 sq. ft./acre 363.6 ac./hr.

Time to spray area (X)

Fluid Oz. Per Acre


Ounces spray per acre 60 minutes X 8.7 oz./min. = 522 oz./hr. / 363.6 ac./hr. 1.4355 oz./ac.

Time Needed to Spray X Miles


Time to spray one mile 10 MPH 10 miles = X 5280 ft./mile 6 min./mile / 60 min 60 minutes = 880 ft./min. 5280 ft. in 1 mile / 880 ft./min. 6 min./mile

Time to spray (X) miles

Pounds of Active Ingredient per Acre


Pounds active ingredient/oz. 2.5 wt. lb./gal. / 128 oz./gal. 8.7 oz./min. 0.01953 lb. ai/oz. X 1.4355 oz./ac. = / = 0.01953 lb. ai/oz. 6.06 ac./min 0.02804 lb. ai/ac X = 1.4355 oz./ac. 1 part chem. 7 min. oil 8 total mix 0.125 % chem/gal 0.00350 lb. ai/ac

Ounces of mixed product/ac.

Pounds active ingredient/ac.

Acres Sprayed per Minute


Acres sprayed per hour 10 MPH X 300 swath ft. 363.6 ac./hr. / X 5280 ft. in 1 mile 60 minute = / 43,560 sq. ft./acre 6.06 ac./minute 363.6 ac./hr.

Acres sprayed per minute

Cost per Acre


Hours to spray area (X) 14,000 acerage 1.4355 oz./ac. 157.01 gal. prod. X X / 363.6 ac./hr. 14,000 ac. sprayed 0.125 % chemical 137.38 min. oil (gal.) $ 583.87 + $ min. oil cost = 19.63 chem. needed X $ = = 38.50 hrs. to spray 20097 / X $ 22.00 labor 128 oz./gal 79.95 cost/gal. 583.87 $ 847.08 total labor 157.01 gal. mix prod. $ 1,569.10 chem./spray

Gal. of mixed prod. needed Chemical cost/ spray & total

Chemical Cost/Acre Mineral Oil Cost/Acre Total (Chem. + Oil) Cost/Acre


Total estimated cost per acre including equipment and labor expenses.

$ $ $

0.11 0.04 0.15

0.26

Cost for mineral oil

X $

4.25 = price/gal 1,569.10 = chem. cost

min. oil cost $ 2,152.97 $ 3,000.05 20% of total Equip. exps. $ 3,600.07 Total Cost

Min. oil cost & chem/spray

Chem/oil cost chem + labor

Chemical and Mineral Oil Needed to Spray (X)


Gal. of mixed product needed (Chem + Min. Oil) 6 min./mile 600 min. to spray 1 part chem. 1 part chem. X X 100 miles to spray 8.7 oz./min. 7 min. oil 7 min. oil = = 600 min. to spray 5220 oz. of prod. 8 total mix 8 total mix = / 128 oz./gal. 0.13 % chem/gal 0.88 % min. oil 40.78 gal. of prod. 5.10 gal. Chem 35.68 gal. min. oil

Chem. Needed to spray (X)

Min. oil needed to spray (X)