Exploding Sprayer Myths (ep.8): Volume

In this episode of Exploding Sprayer Myths, we 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 caffeine, we […]

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The Buzzword Conversation

Buzzwords: Addictive vocabulary with a shelf life.We love these terms, and they seem to make their way into our language virtually overnight. But perhaps it’s gone too far… “At the end of the day”, what do these buzzword-laden conversations mean?Do our “stakeholders” even know what we’re talking about?Unfortunately, buzzwords are “the new normal.” And that means we […]

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Exploding Sprayer Myths (ep.7): Boom Height

It’s a new season of Exploding Sprayer Myths so we’ve got a new opening sequence! In this episode we demonstrate the importance of nozzle spacing, spray angle and boom height. We also turn a hapless pineapple into a projectile and spray dyed antifreeze on a cold winter day. Learn more about how boom height affects […]

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Does Higher Pressure Increase Spray Penetration?

This is a coarse droplet - seriously.

A very common question we hear at sprayer demonstrations is: “I want to drive the spray deeper into the canopy – does higher pressure help?” Well, here’s the classic government answer: “…yes and no.” It depends on two things. First, the size of the droplet and second, your tolerance for drift (ours is almost zero, […]

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Exploding Sprayer Myths (ep.6): Sprayer Cleanout

It’s been quite a ride. Here’s episode six of “Exploding Spray Myths”. Real Agriculture helps us share an important message about why sprayer clean out involves so much more than just the tank. If you think you know what we’re covered with, we’re accepting guesses 🙂 And please, don’t blow into nozzles, even if they […]

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