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It’s a rainy Friday and I decided to deal with a huge pile of articles, factsheets, manuals and other sprayer-related documents that have been piling up on my desk for a year. My filing strategy is based on advice I got from Dr. Bernard ...Read More
Sprayers101 recently received a couple of seemingly unrelated questions about airblast sprayers. What are the advantages and disadvantages of mechanical versus hydraulic agitation? Why would someone want a stainless tank versus the cheaper poly or fiberglass options? Recognizing that each manufacturer has their own ...Read More
Ideally, sprayers should be cleaned at the end of each day (even if the same pesticide will be sprayed the next day) and definitely before switching products. Next to sprayer math, this is one of the more distasteful parts of spraying for many operators, ...Read More
During my many years of work in the Australian vegetable and horticultural industry, I am continually asked: What is the best spray unit to use? My answer is quite simple: The one that has been correctly set up and matched to the crop you ...Read More