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Mounted, trailed or self-propelled, if spraying is your thing we cover it all, from driver’s views and product launches of the newest kit to older outfits that are still putting in a shift. There are also buyers guides on new and second-hand machines to help you make the best decision on your next purchase, along with all the latest news in the world of sprayer manufacturing.

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SPRAYERS

Driver's view: 2017 Sands Horizon 6000

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…

SPRAYERS

Driver’s view: 2018 Househam Predator sprayer

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…

SPRAYERS

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…

TECHNOLOGY

Spot-spraying system could save millions on herbicides

A new weed-seeking camera system on Agrifac’s Condor sprayers is able to detect unwanted plants in growing wheat crops before administering a targeted jet of chemical to wipe them out.…

SPRAYERS

Nozzle expert gives tips on more accurate spray application

Arable production across the prairies of western Canada might appear to have little in common with that of the UK, but they share one problem: how to increase sprayer productivity…

SPRAYERS

Knight adds sharper brakes and compatible controllers

The ability to transfer data between machines and a clever braking system are two new features that Knight Farm Machinery is adding to its smaller 1800 range of self-propelled sprayers.…

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SPRAYERS

Driver’s view: 2018 Househam Predator sprayer

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…

SPRAYERS

Beds farmer rates trailed Horsch Leeb sprayer

Switching from a self-propelled to high-spec trailed has taken the chore out of spraying for one Bedfordshire farm manager, with a Horsch Leeb 6LT and Fendt 828 combo offering both…

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Video: New machines on display at Grassland and Muck 2008

Watch a video of some of the machines on display on the opening day of Grassland and Muck 2008.   For more pictures from the 2008 Grassland and Muck Event visit the…

CEREALS

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,…