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Kverneland maps out the way for spot spraying

Kverneland maps out the way for spot spraying

The latest update to Kverneland’s iXTrack T series sprayers includes several new options from nozzle spacing and spot spraying to...

July 25, 2022

Dammann develops adjustable nozzle positioning on sprayers

Dammann develops adjustable nozzle positioning on sprayers

Recent efforts to reduce the amount of pesticides being applied via sprayers tend to centre on identifying individual weed plants...

June 16, 2022

Machinery Focus: Switching to liquid fertiliser with self-propelled SAM sprayer

Machinery Focus: Switching to liquid fertiliser with self-propelled SAM sprayer

With the dramatic increase in fertiliser costs, the spotlight has been turned on its efficient use like never before, and...

May 28, 2022

Machinery Focus: Getting prepped for the sprayer test

Machinery Focus: Getting prepped for the sprayer test

A sprayer, especially on a non tillage farm, is often neglected until required. This can result in poor, or even...

May 24, 2021

Amazone, Bosche and BASF reduce herbicide use by 90% with new sprayer technology

Amazone, Bosche and BASF reduce herbicide use by 90% with new sprayer technology

Amazone is trialling a new smart sprayer, which its claims can reduce herbicide use by up to 90% through the...

May 10, 2021

What’s the big deal with this Horsch sprayer?

What’s the big deal with this Horsch sprayer?

20 Horsch Leeb sprayers have been sold in Ireland over the past 30 months. Prices for this particular sprayer range...

December 11, 2017

Is a sprayer that can identify weeds on the way?

Is a sprayer that can identify weeds on the way?

Can you imagine a sprayer that identifies weeds and decides on the most appropriate chemical and rate to apply? Bayer...

December 6, 2017

John Deere snaps up Italian sprayer manufacturer

John Deere snaps up Italian sprayer manufacturer

Machinery giant John Deere has announced the acquisition of Mazzotti, a privately-held sprayer company based in Ravenna, Italy. The announcement...

June 28, 2017

Brand new ‘Interceptor’ arrives on the sprayer scene

Brand new ‘Interceptor’ arrives on the sprayer scene

Chafer – a manufacturer based in Lincolnshire, England – has launched a new self-propelled sprayer. The launch marks a return to...

April 3, 2017

Details ‘unfold’ of Berthoud’s latest sprayers

Details ‘unfold’ of Berthoud’s latest sprayers

Berthoud – a French firm that is known to many Irish tillage farmers – has launched new mounted and trailed...

April 3, 2017

Will contractor spraying become the ‘norm’ within grassland sector?

Will contractor spraying become the ‘norm’ within grassland sector?

The growing influence of the EU’s Sustainable Use Directive will force many grassland farmers to use contractors for most –...

March 19, 2017

John Deere’s partner builds new factory, dedicated to ‘revolutionary’ carbon fibre sprayer booms

John Deere’s partner builds new factory, dedicated to ‘revolutionary’ carbon fibre sprayer booms

John Deere’s partner King Agro has opened a new factory near Valencia in Spain. It is dedicated to the production of the...

March 16, 2017

SIMA 2017: This miniature, self-propelled sprayer weighs less than 1t

SIMA 2017: This miniature, self-propelled sprayer weighs less than 1t

The Shaktiman Protektor 600 was one of the more unusual machines at SIMA – at least from an Irish perspective. This...

March 9, 2017

MagGrow holds new ‘attraction’ for tillage farmers

MagGrow holds new ‘attraction’ for tillage farmers

One of the most innovative companies at last week’s LAMMA farm machinery show in England was MagGrow – an Irish...

January 25, 2017

Amazing video captures 36m wide boom spraying tulips

Amazing video captures 36m wide boom spraying tulips

A farmer spraying a field of pink tulips in the Netherlands has been filmed by a drone and the contrast...

May 22, 2015