How to choose the right layflat hose

Layflat hose is ideal for agricultural and construction use because it’s flexible and it rolls flat. It offers functionality, easy setup and easy storage. LAYFLAT AWESOMENESS Lay flat hose works great for drip irrigation applications and water discharge applications that are temporary. It’s not to be buried underground. Hose that lays flat can be repaired […]

Metal, Ceramic, or Poly Spray Nozzle?

When choosing which sprayer tip to buy, material matters You can save time and money if you choose the right spray nozzle. The material of that nozzle tip makes a difference. When buying sprayer tips, think about cost, durability, and accuracy. METAL, CERAMIC, OR POLY TIPS Sprayer tips can be made of aluminum, brass, polypropylene, […]

Which Cover Crop Should I Choose?

Winter annuals used as a cover crop can prevent erosion and inhibit weed growth. Adding legumes to a winter annual can fix atmospheric nitrogen and attract beneficial insects. Traditionally, farmers who plant a winter annual, like wheat or rye, plant in early fall or late summer, once the corn is done. Then, come May or […]

Find the Right PTO Shaft

Need to find the right PTO shaft? To know which PTO driveline you want, first determine if your PTO is North American (also referred to as Domestic), or Metric. Look at the shape of the tubing on your driveline. Is it square, rectangular, or splined? If yes, it is likely a North American PTO driveline. […]

Which Spray Nozzles Should I Use?

Spray nozzles are one of the least expensive parts of a sprayer, yet their role is crucial in getting the proper pesticide, herbicide, and nutrient application you desire. Finding the right nozzle tip depends on your desired target and application. “Spray tips are available in many styles and materials,” says Bryan Fowler, TeeJet Technologies regional […]

Check Your Sprayer Before Spring Use

Following are 10 tips to help you get your sprayer ready for the growing season, and avoid downtime in the fields. The days are long enough without equipment failure! 1. First, give your sprayer a thorough cleaning so that small cracks and leaks can be detected more easily. 2. Fill your sprayer with water and […]

Which Transfer Pump is Right for You?

Transfer pumps are super handy to have at home, farm or business. These pumps are essential for keeping buildings and property free from water damage or as an emergency firefighting water pump. Transfer pumps also can be used to move liquids other than water, such as fertilizer, chemicals, slurry, etc. When moving liquids other than […]

Spare Sprayer Parts You Should Have on Hand

Keeping your sprayer and other equipment in good operational order means routinely inspecting it and following a maintenance plan. You should conduct maintenance checks at end of season, preseason, and mid-season. Not having the necessary parts on hand when a repair is required can halt your productivity or lead to more expensive, extensive damage to […]

Keep Rodents Off Farm Equipment & Machinery

Are you including critter control in your machine maintenance plan? You should be. Rodents can cause thousands of dollars in damage. Not only do they eat your feed and have the potential to transmit disease, but they also chew on electrical wiring and equipment. Damage to that equipment means downtime, too, and time is money. […]

Winterize Your Sprayer

There are 3 main reasons you should winterize your sprayer: To… Protect Your Investment Enable Timely Application/Improved Results Lessen Risk of Downtime   5 steps to winterizing your sprayer: 1. Your first winterizing task should be to fully and carefully examine your sprayer, physically and visually, for any damage. 2. Before cold weather arrives, make […]