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Calibrating and keeping your crop sprayer in tip-top condition with the right nozzles for the target and spraying conditions form an important part of our coverage; plus user experience of mounted sprayers, trailed sprayers and self-propelled sprayers, guidance and auto spraying technologies.

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SPRAYERS

Landquip adds driven axle to new PowerTrac trailed sprayers

Suffolk maker Landquip has launched a new trailed sprayer range with the novel addition of a driven axle to improve performance in less favourable conditions. The PowerTrac is propelled by…

SPRAYERS

Driver's view: Danny Milazzo's Fendt Rogator 645

Judging for this year’s Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year competition is now in full swing. We caught up with one of the finalists to get the low-down on his…

SPRAYERS

Driver's view: Steven Forbes' Sands Horizon 6000

Steven Forbes talks us through his 2019 Sands Horizon fitted with 36m variable-geometry booms and a 6,000-litre tank. He works for a 1,200ha arable, anaerobic digestion and contacting business run…

SPRAYERS

Driver's view: Luke Haynes' Fendt Rogator 645

This is Luke Haynes’ second consecutive year as a Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year finalist, having narrowly missing out in 2020. Since our visit a year ago, he has…

SPRAYERS

Driver's view: Jonathan Legg’s Bateman RB35

Jonathan Legg gives us the lowdown on his Bateman RB35 fitted with a 30m variable geometry boom and running Topcon RTK guidance. He has worked at Ashton Farms, near Trowbridge,…

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Driver's view: Michael Knight's Sands Horizon 5500

Experienced spray man Michael Knight now runs a modestly specced but high-output Sands Horizon 5500, which replaced a five-year-old 4,000-litre Vision in February. He tells us how it has performed…

SPRAYERS

Driver's view: Jonathan Legg’s Bateman RB35

Jonathan Legg gives us the lowdown on his Bateman RB35 fitted with a 30m variable geometry boom and running Topcon RTK guidance. He has worked at Ashton Farms, near Trowbridge,…

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MACHINERY

3 Cereals videos: Top tractors, cultivation kit and sprayers

Machinery makers from across the globe flocked to Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire this week (10-15 June) for the annual Cereals 2015 event. We captured a few highlights from the tractor manufacturers, cultivation…

SPRAYING AND FERTILISING

Video: Cereals sprayers in action

Manufacturers flocked from far and wide to demonstrate their latest machines in the Sprays and Sprayers arena at this year’s Cereals event. From the smallest mounted units to the largest…