Pictorial History of Pesticide Application Technology in Virginia (1940-1960)
A series of photographs from the Virginia Tech Newman Library Digital Archives Collection.
Montgomery Co., VA, Hubbard Farm, 1946
Extension Entomologist demonstrating application of DDT for controlling flies.
|VPI field station, Dr. Smith and his alfalfa experiment, spraying for insects, May 15, 1957|
|Spraying cattle with rotonene for grub control
|Spraying cattle with Rotonene for grub control
|Spraying cattle with Rotenone for grub control
|Spraying Apple Trees at Andrew's Farm, Roanoke, Virginia 1940's.|
|Bonham Bros. orchard, Chilhowie, Virginia -- Mr. Bonham spraying. 1950.|
|Bonham Bros. orchard, Chilhowie, Virginia. Spraying. 1950.|
|Bonham Bros. orchard, Chilhowie, Virginia -- Overview of Orchard and Packing Plant. 1950.|
|Augusta Co., VA, Weed Spraying, 1940s
Sprayer owned by State Soil Conservation Committee. Operator, Ralph Mowry, farmer, is spraying fence row to kill coralberry, honeysuckle and other weeds.
|Weed sprayer owned by State Soil Conservation Committee. shown are E. E. Morse, County Agent and Ralph Mowry, farmer.|
|Ralph Mowry, farmer, operating machine owned by State Soil Conservation Committee.|
|Demonstrating a spray rig for corn in Winchester. 1949.|