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Chemical spray drift

With merging of rural and urban areas, chemical spray drift - the movement of chemical sprays across the borders of properties - is increasingly becoming an issue.

Primary producers need to be aware of and understand the impact their chemical use can have on neighbouring rural and urban properties.

Similarly, urban residents and producers with different land-use enterprises need to be aware of the important role chemicals play in production systems.

South Australian legislation encourages the safe, responsible and knowledgeable application of agricultural chemicals to minimise the risks associated with their use.

For more information, download an Adobe PDF copy of the Minimising chemical drift fact sheet.