Archive Article: 1999/04/02

2 April 1999

Knight Farm Machinery now has a sprayer wash-down kit, to enable machines to be cleaned in the field, in accordance with the new Groundwater Regulations.

Under the regulations, effective as of the beginning of this month, rinsings may be applied to a part of the crop that has not received its full approved dose and the outside of sprayers may be washed down within the crop area – sprayers may not be washed out or rinsed down in the farmyard without the authorisation of the Environment Agency.

Knights kit comprises a dedicated 12v diaphragm pump to draw water from the sprayers clean water tank, 20m of hose reel and a lance with brush.

Price of £559 includes a mounting bracket for retro-fitting on farm.

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