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Your Guide to Sprayer Technology

  • May 19, 2016
Sprayer Nozzle
Sprayer technology is always evolving, with more products on the market and greater emphasis being placed on precision to ensure the spray lands exactly where it is supposed to.
 
How can you get the most out of your spray applications this season? Mark Glady, WinField agronomist, guides growers on a five-part journey through the ins and outs of spray application technology. The series, which appears on farmindustrynews.com, offers some great tips to help you make all of your spray applications count. Here’s a brief rundown of the series installments:
 
Part One: Picking the right spray nozzle
Different droplet sizes are produced by different nozzles, and should match the goals of the crop protection products used. This article features a video demonstration by Glady.
 
Part Two: Know your spray nozzle vocabulary
Features brief descriptions and photos of different spray nozzles and how to choose the right one for the job at hand.
 
Part Three: 3 biggest mistakes applicators make
Outlines common application errors and how to remedy them.
 
Part Four: 7 products you shouldn’t go without at spray time
Increase the efficacy of your spray applications with these tools.
 
Part Five: How to read a leaf
Tips on selecting the right nozzle for the particular crop protection product you are applying.
 
So before you rev up your sprayer this season, take a look at these helpful tips to get even more value from the products you are applying. In doing so, you’ll help advance sustainability as well as optimize your ROI potential as the season progresses.