Cleaning & Maintenance Articles

Operator Safety: How to Avoid Pesticide Hazards

A Veteran Applicator’s Questions about Pesticide Handling Time and again, after years of working with dozens of different chemicals, I would wonder to myself “How dangerous is this chemical?”, “Is glyphosate as safe as they say it is?”, “How do I find out what type of ...Read More

Sprayer Wheel Maintenance

This article was co-written with Murray Thiessen, Consulting Agricultural Mechanic. Airblast sprayer wheel assemblies should be cleaned and inspected as part of regular annual maintenance. Wheel bearing maintenance before long-term storage may prevent water from corroding the bearings. The exploded diagram details the parts found in ...Read More