Hagie Introduces Next Generation Sprayer

Kelly Marshall

The 2016 DTS10 is the newest, most innovative applicator in the Hagie Mfg. product line.  It is lightweight, rugged and self-propelled for the next generation of applicators.  The sprayer is a state-of-the-art machine, capable of widening the application widow and maximizing productivity. It is the smallest applicator with a high clearance frame, 1,000 fallow capacity, and boasts the industry’s lightest …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Spraying

On Target Application Academy Graduates Grow

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Crop Protection has been sponsoring the On Target Application Academy was started in 2012 and in the past three years the program has trained about 10,000 farmers and commercial applicators in 20 different states. Application technology extension specialist Scott Bretthaur with the University of Illinois, one of the program advisers, says the goal is educate about spray technologies and …

Audio, BASF, Crop Protection, Farm Progress Show, Spraying, Video

Ag Leader Brings Growers New Choices

Kelly Marshall

Ag Leader Technology, Inc. has announced the addition of their latest high clearance sprayer and crop nutrient applicator. The MAKO 400HC sprayer is being developed with GVM, Inc.,the supplier of the ISOBUS-compatible application control technology.  Mark Anderson, President of GVM recognizes the importance of offering a grower-focused machine with ISOBUS application control technology for end-user flexibility.  “Ag Leader’s superior quality and …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Machinery, Spraying

360 Yield Center

Chuck Zimmerman

Making sure that “once you plant your seed, it never has a bad day” is the mission of 360 Yield Center according to Rhett Schildroth, engineering manager. Rhett was working during the InfoAg Conference and we talked about what the company does. At 360 Yield Center, we are fueled by our passion for the industry and our experience in maximizing …

Agribusiness, agronomy, Audio, Fertilizer, InfoAg, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management, Spraying, Variable rate, Video

Learn More About New Holland Sprayers

Jamie Johansen

Sprayers at New Holland Agriculture fall under the specialty products division along with grape harvesters. During New Holland’s Media Days, members of the trade media received a hands-on learning experience to grasp all the specs on their line of sprayers. The advantages of a front mount boom are many. With a front boom, you get the best of all views …

Agribusiness, Equipment, New Holland, Spraying

Challenging Season for Illinois Growers

Cindy Zimmerman

Central Illinois has definitely gotten a lot of water this growing season so far and corn and soybean farmers are having to adjust their plans accordingly. During a panel discussion at the BASF Midwest Research Farm this week, we heard from a farmer and his team of advisers on just how this season is impacting crops in the region. From …

Audio, BASF, Corn, Soybeans, Spraying, Weed control

Syngenta Evaluating Vortik Spray Technology

John Davis

Syngenta will evaluate the potential of Vortik spray technology. The company has inked a deal with product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants to check out the possibilities of the technology for agriculture and lawn-care applications. Vortik allows different liquids to be mixed at the point of spray without altering the spray characteristics – giving instantaneous control over chemical composition …

Agribusiness, Spraying, Syngenta, Video

New TeeJet 7120 Nozzle Control Offers Better Spray Quality

John Davis

A new nozzle control system from TeeJet Technologies offers better spray quality. This company news release says the new DynaJet Flex 7120 nozzle control system has the DynaJet Console & Interface, Driver Modules, nozzle body mounted solenoid tip shutoffs and related harnesses, and it is modular able to be retrofitted onto a wide range of new or used sprayers. Spraying …

Agribusiness, Spraying

Raven’s Hawkeye Nozzle Control System

Jamie Johansen

One of the products our friends at Raven were featuring at the National Farm Machinery Show was their Hawkeye Nozzle Control System. Chuck spoke with Raven’s Gary Esselink about what sets this sprayer apart from others on the market. “The Raven Hawkeye is a sprayer system where we maintain constant pressure through application. One of the things that is becoming …

Agribusiness, NFMS, Raven, Spraying

TeeJet Introduces New Guidance System and Receiver

John Davis

Application technology company TeeJet Technologies has introduced a new GNSS guidance system and dual frequency receiver to its product lineup. The new Matrix 430 is an easy-to-use and low cost GNSS guidance system. The compact unit features a graphical, touchscreen user interface that allows for fast setup and intuitive operation. The system is ideal for a wide range of field …

Agribusiness, Spraying, technology