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Calibrating and keeping your crop sprayer in tip-top condition with the right nozzles for the target and spraying conditions form an important part of our coverage; plus user experience of mounted sprayers, trailed sprayers and self-propelled sprayers, guidance and auto spraying technologies.

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Agritechnica 2019: Hardi adds top-spec Aeon sprayer

Hardi has replaced the manual valves and traditional plumbing system of its regular sprayers with an all-electric, screen-controlled setup. The Aeon, which the Danish maker claims is its most sophisticated…


Agritechnica 2019: Tymah launches self-propelled sprayer

Russia’s answer to spraying waterlogged autumn seed-beds is the unusual-looking Tymah Truman 3 six-wheeler from Pegas Agro. In winter mode, it sits on a set of 49x23.5 21 flotation tyres…


Agritechnica 2019: Lemken debuts Nova self-propelled sprayer

After seven years of development and continual requests from dealers and customers, Lemken has finally pulled the wraps of its new Nova 14 self-propelled sprayer. Headline spec sheet details include…


How a £77 black box could bring spot spraying to the masses

A Cambridge-based technology firm has developed a simple spot spraying system that has slashed the cost of precision spraying hardware to make it accessible to the farming masses. Cambridge Consultants…


John Deere improves accuracy of self-propelled sprayers

John Deere has revamped its self-propelled sprayer range to deliver higher output and more accurate application. The two new models – R4140i and R4150i – will be built at the…


Monster T6 trailed sprayer joins Vicon range

Following on from introducing the T-series sprayer range earlier this year, Vicon has added a bigger T6 model to compete in the growing high-capacity trailed market. See also: Vicon launches…

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Driver's view: Grower's verdict on Berthoud's Vantage sprayer

Berthoud’s new Vantage trailed machine won the affection of Essex grower Gavin Rowsell when he changed his sprayer last summer, seeing off other suitors with the promise of top after-sales…


Driver's view: Suffolk farmer rates his 2018 Landquip CV228

We asked five operators to run through the good points and bad points of their self-propelled sprayers and explain why they picked them. This time we’re focusing on British-built machines…


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Video: Machinery highlights from Cereals 2018

The Farmers Weekly machinery team headed to the southern site for the annual Cereals show, this year at Chrishall Grange in Cambridgeshire. Although several machinery manufacturers scaled back their stands,…


Video: How to get the best from your sprayer

James Stafford Top 10 tips Videos Sprayers are one of those bits of kit that need a good dollop of TLC to keep them running at their best. We talked…