October 17, 2017 9:27 AM

Search for a Star among sprayer operators

The Farm Sprayer Operator Of The Year 2018 awards are now open for entries. The search is on for the stars among spray operators, and to find where Britain’s got talent for accurate and safe application. It’s the operators’ chance to shine and to put the spotlight on the industry’s […]

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August 21, 2017 9:50 AM

Hey Dudes, give us the news on Black-grass application

This season the Syngenta Spray Dudes will be presenting a series of innovative videos to ensure spray operators understand the fundamentals of getting the best from their pre-emergence applications. Using a series of sketches and props The Spray Dudes get bounced, barracked, bombarded with balls and really very wet – […]

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August 14, 2017 9:31 AM

Syngenta Half-Price offer on 90% drift reducing nozzlesSyngenta Half-Price offer on 90% drift reducing nozzles

Pre-emergence herbicide application using 90% drift reducing nozzle technology can deliver significantly better Black-grass control, through improved soil surface coverage and timing. Final results of new trials at the Syngenta Black-grass Innovation Centre in Cambridgeshire have highlighted the huge potential improvements in weed control from focusing on application techniques. Such […]

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June 20, 2017 12:04 PM

Electric nozzle control and recirculation for Vicon sprayers

Vicon’s iXter B mounted sprayers can now be equipped with iXflow E – an electrically operated recirculation system that also includes electric nozzle control using Hypro’s ProStop-E nozzles, delivering faster and more precise section control. Available on 24-30m booms, the new system affords up to 15 boom sections and provides […]

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June 19, 2017 7:41 AM

Kent operator wins National Farm Sprayer Award

The exceptional skills of Kent farm-worker, Stuart Woods, have won him the ultimate accolade of Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017. The prestigious competition’s finalists were rewarded at the International Sprays & Sprayers, held in Lincolnshire this month. Stuart is responsible for spraying 1200 hectares of arable cropping for […]

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