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. Winter will soon enough run its course, so the time’s coming for considering what spare parts you might need. Not having the necessary parts […]
Strainers can keep machines running efficiently and may prolong their performance Strainers can help minimize clogging when you go to spray your fields. Sometimes a buildup of fertilizers or pesticides can cause scaling or loose particles. And wet-able powders can cause clogging. If nozzles, or any part of your spray system, get clogged, you’ll have […]
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, […]
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 […]
You may be tempted to guess at how much chemical to apply on your land. After all, do you really want to go through the math to figure out exactly how much land you have? That sounds like work- but it’s not really! Quite simply, precision is critical to getting the right amount of your […]
Once you have your nozzles, a critically important step in efficiency and effectiveness in your chemical usage is calibrating your sprayer. Taken in steps it’s not nearly as bad as it may seem. Here’s one method. Basing your calculations on the fact that one ounce equals 1/128th of a gallon, you can calculate each ounce […]
A 2-minute video from “Cover Crop Dave” compares a field of recently planted cover crop with a winter annual crop. Which is easier to manage, and why? Watch the video to find out his opinion.
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