Sprayers http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6151/more en ESSENTIAL TECH: Valves http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/essential-tech-valves <div class="node-body article-body">Valves may appear to be simple devices for controlling the flow of a fluid, yet these tools are getting more sophisticated every day as developers look to electronic control, which offers enhanced performance. Here's a look at how those new-tech valves work.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/essential-tech-valves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/essential-tech-valves#comments Sprayers Companies Tue, 22 Sep 2015 07:06:00 +0000 80321 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The simple valve, easily forgotten, is an important tool that&#39;s becoming more sophisticated every day.</p> KZ Valve Bale wrapping, mowing, residue management and website upgrades http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/bale-wrapping-mowing-residue-management-and-website-upgrades <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's New Product Monday installment offers another diverse lineup of items to consider. This time out there are two new products from Vermeer (we're showing you the prototype), new websites from MFS/York and Central Life Sciences, and Ace pump has a new innovation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/bale-wrapping-mowing-residue-management-and-website-upgrades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/bale-wrapping-mowing-residue-management-and-website-upgrades#comments Sprayers Grain Handling Hay Farm Equipment Companies Mon, 21 Sep 2015 22:14:00 +0000 80331 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Wrapping bales is becoming a bigger opportunity as livestock producers aim to preserve feed quality as long as possible. Vermeer is adding a new inline bale wrapper to its hay and forage equipment lineup with the BW5500. The machine is designed to give large volume hay operations and custom operators faster wrapping times and more operational control.</p> Cover crops, variable tillage depth and precision spreading http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/cover-crops-variable-tillage-depth-and-precision-spreading <div class="node-body gallery-body">This installment of New Product Monday is diverse, as usual with a look at a range of tools you can put to use on the farm. From remote grain monitoring to a highly precise valve. Check out this week's offerings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/cover-crops-variable-tillage-depth-and-precision-spreading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/cover-crops-variable-tillage-depth-and-precision-spreading#comments Sprayers Grain Handling Tillage Farm Equipment Companies Mon, 14 Sep 2015 11:31:00 +0000 80221 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Highway Equipment Company is known for its New Leader nutrient spreaders and it&#39;s boosting efficiency and precision with its new NL4500 G4 Edge box. The Edge features precise boundary spreading so you can apply material right up to a boundary line.</p> Planting recap, flood photos from the Bridenbaughs http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/planting-recap-flood-photos-bridenbaughs <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh shares a recap from planting, some recent flood photos near his home and other thoughts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/planting-recap-flood-photos-bridenbaughs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/planting-recap-flood-photos-bridenbaughs#comments Sprayers Farm Equipment Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:04:00 +0000 79281 at http://farmindustrynews.com Blu-Jet's new side dress liquid applicator http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/blu-jets-new-side-dress-liquid-applicator <div class="node-body article-body"><p>New for 2015 from Blu-Jet is the AT4020 liquid injection side dress applicator to help growers manage their in-season applications. The company debuted the tool for the first time at <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/national-farm-machinery-show?intlink=rceoc" target="_blank">National Farm Machinery Show</a> in February. The tool features a fully integrated ISOBUS control system that manages folding, depth and rate on the nozzle injection or coulter knife injection row units. And users can operate with their existing OEM display.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/blu-jets-new-side-dress-liquid-applicator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/blu-jets-new-side-dress-liquid-applicator#comments Sprayers Farm Equipment Tue, 05 May 2015 00:04:00 +0000 78221 at http://farmindustrynews.com Kathy Graul Sprayer set-up: A crash course on what to do http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/sprayer-set-crash-course-what-do <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Last week&nbsp;we took you behind the scenes of a <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/sprayer-performance-testing-consistent-coverage#slide-0-field_images-78091">sprayer testing lab </a>at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where graduate student Shane Forney and assistant professor Joe Luck looked at issues affecting spray&nbsp;nozzle performance. Most of those issues have&nbsp;to do with how operators set&nbsp;up the machine.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/sprayer-set-crash-course-what-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/sprayer-set-crash-course-what-do#comments Sprayers Fertilizers Herbicides Nozzles Self-Propelled Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:29:00 +0000 78161 at http://farmindustrynews.com Sprayer performance: Testing for consistent coverage http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/sprayer-performance-testing-consistent-coverage <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Sprayers have gone high-tech in recent years. Advancements including auto-steer, variable rate application, low-drift nozzles, direct-injection and pulse-width-modulation all have made chemical application more accurate. But there&rsquo;s a caveat, says Joe Luck, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.</p> <p>&ldquo;While we have great technologies to reduce sprayer errors, some boom setup and monitoring--or lack thereof-- issues could contribute to errors that even the technology can&rsquo;t solve,&rdquo; Luck says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/sprayer-performance-testing-consistent-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/sprayer-performance-testing-consistent-coverage#comments Sprayers Sprayers Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:34:00 +0000 78091 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Photo: Mark Moore</p> Improving coverage with new spray tools http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/improving-coverage-new-spray-tools <div class="node-body gallery-body">We've rounded up some new sprayers as well as sprayer accessories from the fall farm shows for you to review.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/improving-coverage-new-spray-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/improving-coverage-new-spray-tools#comments Sprayers Farm Progress Show Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:24:00 +0000 74131 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The fall farm shows had plenty on display for visitors to see, especially new sprayer technology.</p> Super ride in a sprayer http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/super-ride-sprayer <div class="node-body blog-body">Michelin, which has been marketing VF tires since 2004, shows how its latest and largest farm tire performs under more extreme conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/super-ride-sprayer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/super-ride-sprayer#comments Sprayers Companies Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 25 Sep 2014 04:34:00 +0000 72581 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>If you look closely you can see the way the tires flex but the sprayer remains under control. This is the largest tire class Michelin makes in the VF class and ride and safe handling were a key consideration.</p> New compact sprayer from Versatile http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/new-compact-sprayer-versatile <div class="node-body article-body">The new SX240 sprayer from Versatile offers a smaller size and plenty of enhancements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/new-compact-sprayer-versatile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/new-compact-sprayer-versatile#comments Sprayers Sprayers Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:46:00 +0000 72361 at http://farmindustrynews.com