Adjusting Sprayer for Alternate Rows

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 canopy, and that half of the canopy facing the next alley. […]

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Exploding Sprayer Myths (ep.8): Volume

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 Dr. Doug Baumann, and with the help of a lot of […]

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Deciding on the Right Way to Spray

“What is the right way to apply this pesticide?” It’s one of the classic questions. Applicators know that spray method determines the efficacy of the application as well as its environmental impact. And it has to use time and water resources efficiently to make sense. To answer the question properly, we need to take things […]

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