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[Podcast] Do You Know Your Spray Nozzle Sweet Spot?

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., we welcome veteran application expert and the owner of Wolf Consulting & Research in Mahomet, Ill., Bob Wolf will discuss sprayer nozzle technology advancements over the past 30 years.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg., we welcome veteran application expert and the owner of Wolf Consulting & Research in Mahomet, Ill., Bob Wolf will discuss sprayer nozzle technology advancements over the past 30 years.
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The New Era Of Spray Application

New technologies will help growers fine-tune their spraying applications as next-generation herbicide formulas and herbicide-resistant cropping systems hit the market.
New herbicide-resistant traits being introduced into seed varieties, and new formulations of tried-and-true chemicals, promise to be powerful weapons in the war on herbicide-resistant weed species.
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Pumping Up Pull-Type Sprayers

No-tillers are swapping nozzles, adding precision technology and trying other tricks to get better performance from their pull-type sprayers.
Pull-type sprayers are still one the most important tools on the farm for no-tillers as they push for higher yields on acres being covered multiple times to apply herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, nutrients, plant hormones, growth regulators and more.
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Sprayer Efficiencies Improve Timing, Boost Profits

Having the proper equipment to apply pesticides and nutrients in a timely manner is critical for your no-till success.
With a wet spring like many Midwestern producers experienced this year, additional importance is placed on spraying equipment. The window of opportunity to complete this all-important task in a timely manner becomes an enormous challenge.
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Pinpoint Your Spray Control

Better placement, cost savings identified with map-based individual spray-control nozzle systems.
No-tillers seeking more precise chemical placement have new tools that not only makes application easier and more precise, they save money in the process.
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Boost Profits With Each Spraying Trip

The sprayer is becoming the most important piece of equipment on the farm for assuring top crop yields. It’s the only machine that can protect your profits every time it goes over the ground.
The interest in sprayers following the Asian soybean rust threat in 2005 has really never waned, for several reasons.
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Spray Pattern Dynamics: Single Flat Spray vs. Twin Flat Spray

Despite earlier recommendations, twin flat fan nozzles don’t offer the canopy penetration needed to fight Asian soybean rust.
After the asian soybean rust scare hit in autumn of 2004, many of us in the sprayer industry began advocating the use of twin flat fan nozzles to better treat the disease. It turns out we were wrong. By creating two spray patterns out of one, twin flat fan nozzles reduce the force of each spray by half, meaning there is not much force with which to penetrate the soybean canopy.
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Is it Time to Replace Your Spray Nozzles?

Calibrating sprayers and checking nozzles step by step can prevent costly misapplication of your chemicals.
Given the high cost of applying pesticides in your fields today, replacement of worn nozzles is the best insurance against waste. The investment in a set of new spray nozzles is dwarfed by the cost of the chemicals being applied. But when should nozzles be replaced?
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