Drone Sprayers – Are we Ready?

One of the fastest moving new agricultural technologies is spray drones. Hardly a month goes by without some sort of new capability, some new features. It’s truly an exciting space to watch. As with all things, there are good news and bad news to share. First the good news. Drone capacity is on the rise. […]

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Recirculating Boom Options

If you read this site, you know we’re fans of recirculating booms. We love them for three reasons: If you’re new to the concept of recirculating booms, read more here. Until recently, these booms were only available on sprayers imported from outside North America (Horsch, Amazone, Agrifac to mention three), or via France’s Pommier booms […]

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Beluga Drop Hoses in Corn: Utility and Return on Investment

In 2019 we evaluated the spray coverage from nine application methods on corn silks. The results showed that a directed application from drop hoses (aka drop pipes, drop legs) suspended in between the rows gave significantly higher deposits. The results led us to wonder if the superior coverage from a directed application translated to improved […]

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Tank mix compatibility

This article was co-written with Mike Cowbrough, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Field Crops What is Tank Mixing? Tank mixing is the practice of combining multiple registered agricultural products in the sprayer tank for application in a single pass. The Pros of Tank Mixing The Cons of Tank Mixing Tank mixing requires caution and careful […]

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