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Some of our biggest struggles in spraying involve the start and end of each spray day. When starting a new field after the sprayer is cleaned, we need to prime the boom. If it’s full of water, that water has to be purged and ...Read More
The following question arrived from one of our prairie clients last week: “A retailer is promoting the use of hollow cone nozzles to be used on field sprayers (20” spacing) to apply fungicides which he claims out-perform any regular and twin fan tips. Claims: ...Read More
An “Alternate Row Middle (ARM)” spray application is where the airblast sprayer passes down every second row. The intent is to improve efficiency by cutting the driving time in half. The operator hopes to provide suitable coverage on both the sprayer-facing half of the ...Read More
In this episode of Exploding Sprayer Myths, Tom and Jason lay out four steps to determining the most appropriate spray volume required to achieve good coverage. Understand how the product works Understand the target Understand droplet behaviour Understand the plant canopy Joined by Syngenta’s show-stealing ...Read More