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Please note: There have been a few changes to the results in this article since it was first posted. This research was performed with Dennis Van Dyk (@Dennis_VanDyk), vegetable specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. In recent years, Syngenta ...Read More
Cleaning, flushing, triple-rinsing… whatever you call it, sprayer sanitation is a time-consuming and distasteful task. Methods vary, but they generally span from the classic triple rinse (30-45 minutes) to a full tear-down and decontamination (many hours and likely an overnight soak). The operator decides how ...Read More
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