Companies must get with the times on spray info

The year is 1977. A producer walks into the local co-op, says hi to his friend Bob, who pumps the gas and has managed the place since 1959. He avoids the creaky floor at the hitch pin display as he approaches the parts counter. “I need some nozzles,” he says. “How many gallons?” the parts […] Read more

Sprayer speed versus good coverage: how fast is too fast?

It seems simple: the faster you drive the sprayer, the more area you cover. This makes higher travel speeds a seductive method for improving productivity. Sprayer manufacturers knew this 25 years ago when pull-type sprayers first received bigger, suspended outrigger wheels. Since then, they’ve delivered a growing number of self-propelled units, more powerful engines, better […] Read more