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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June 13, 2017 12:30 PM

Retrofit crop sprayer controls at Cereals

Extend the life of your sprayer with technology from David King Electronics. The controllers, manufactured by German Company Müller-Elektronik, range from the Spraylight for simple trailed and mounted sprayers, to the Track-Guide II and Track-Guide III through to full ISOBUS compatible solutions for more complex mounted, trailed and self-propelled sprayers. […]

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May 30, 2017 12:08 PM

‘Targeted T3 ear sprays could help protect azole efficacy

T3 sprays targeted at fusarium species on wheat, where azoles are the key active ingredient, are associated with the selection of fungicide insensitive septoria strains. As part of a resistance management strategy, ear sprays should be considered carefully and tailored to field-by-field risks, according to AHDB. Weekly fusarium infection risk […]

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May 19, 2017 4:37 PM

Getting the most from narrow spray windows

With the window for T2 applications fast approaching, and weather conditions for the next couple of weeks predicted to be a mixed bag, making the most of each spray day will be key to protect the yield-bearing flag leaf in wheat crops. When it comes to success at spraying, James […]

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