Sprayers http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6151/more en Exel Industries buys ET Group in Indiana http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/exel-industries-buys-et-group-indiana <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Paris, France and Mooresville, Indiana &ndash; January 15, 2016 &ndash; Exel Industries has acquired 100% of ET Works LLC, known as Equipment Technologies, and makers of the Apache sprayers.</p> <p>Apache is a major brand in agricultural self-propelled sprayers in North America with USD $90 million revenue in 2015 and approximately USD $140 million before the market downturn. Equipment Technologies employs 170 staff in its manufacturing and selling facilities.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/exel-industries-buys-et-group-indiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sprayers Companies Tue, 19 Jan 2016 18:28:00 +0000 81681 at http://farmindustrynews.com Advance view system at work http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/advance-view-system-work <div class="node-body article-body">Horsch, known for tillage and seeding in the U.S., has some interesting sprayer tech too. While not headed to the U.S. it shows an interesting tech trend.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/advance-view-system-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/advance-view-system-work#comments Sprayers Companies Tue, 19 Jan 2016 11:45:00 +0000 81671 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This forward-looking laser scanner, mounted on the cab of a Horsch self-propelled sprayer, can &ldquo;see&rdquo; the field ahead and spot obstacles and changes in crop height in a way that allows the boom to respond more gradually so it can run closer to the crop.</p> Photo: Mark Moore High-tech sprayer, super seed tender and compact tools http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/high-tech-sprayer-super-seed-tender-and-compact-tools <div class="node-body gallery-body">Hagie makes a statement with a new 1000-gallon sprayer featuring an innovative design; USC LLC is ready to meet your seed tending needs, no matter what your size; and new tools from Woods and Worksaver.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/high-tech-sprayer-super-seed-tender-and-compact-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/high-tech-sprayer-super-seed-tender-and-compact-tools#comments Sprayers Farm Equipment Companies Mon, 26 Oct 2015 20:53:00 +0000 80741 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The new for 2016 DTS10 from Hagie offers a lot of performance features from a light-weight design, to a balanced chassis with a tight turning radius.</p> 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>