July 7, 2019 8:00 PM

Wilts operator wins top National Farm Sprayer Award

Wiltshire spray contractor, Simon Bailey, has won the ultimate accolade of Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year 2019. The prestigious competition’s finalists were rewarded at the International Sprays & Sprayers event, held in Lincolnshire.   Simon is responsible for spraying the arable cropping for Velcourt Norman Court Contracting, based at West […]

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July 6, 2019 8:00 PM

British sprayer manufacturer appoints new product support engineer

Househam has appointed a product support engineer to boost new product development and enhance the company’s strong customer support offering.  Cristi Sava joins Househam from a leading Romanian dealership, bringing with him practical and technical expertise as well as specific knowledge of Househam machines.  “Househam is a highly respected brand […]

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June 30, 2019 8:00 PM

Italian sprayers make debut at Cereals 2019

Mazzotti self-propelled sprayers made their UK show debut under the John Deere banner at Cereals 2019 in Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire in June. Visitors to the John Deere stand saw a 175hp MAF 3580 3750-litre capacity model with 24m boom on static display alongside a 300hp MAF 6240 6600-litre capacity machine […]

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June 29, 2019 8:00 PM

New ‘early warning system’ finds blackgrass evolving resistance to glyphosate

Scientists studying herbicide resistance in blackgrass have detected clear signs that reduced sensitivity to glyphosate is evolving in the field. Using a novel combination of field monitoring, glasshouse experiments and classical genetics, a team of researchers led by Rothamsted Research have developed a way to predict risks of resistance before […]

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June 28, 2019 8:00 PM

Berthoud launch new 3-arm folding B3 Axiale boom at Cereals

Crop spraying manufacturer, Berthoud launched their new 3-arm folding B3 Axiale Boom at this year’s Cereals event. The B3 is compact and folds safely within the length of the machine making it easy to transport and store. The new B3 booms are available on the Tracker mid-range 3200lt trailed machine […]

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