Growing Magazine - March, 2011

PRODUCT FOCUS

Spraying Equipment

A1 Mist Sprayers

Versatile, compact mist blower units spray up to 140 feet without booms. Also offers air-blast sprayers, coarse air sprayers, foggers and accessories.

www.mistsprayers.com

Case IH

The Patriot 3230 features a cab-forward, rear-engine configuration, 6.7-liter diesel engine, 800-gallon capacity, booms up to 100 feet and AFS AccuGuide.

www.caseih.com

Contree

With over 40 years' experience building and servicing spraying equipment, Contree provides custom-built sprayers for all types of applications.

www.contree.com

CropCare

ATX Series units come in 40 and 60-gallon capacities and in three configurations: pull-type, three-point hitch and one that fits in the bed of a UTV.

www.cropcareequipment.com

Demco

The 60-gallon Pro Series trailer sprayer has molded-in baffling in the bottom of the tank for better agitation, 12-gauge formed steel frame and various boom options.

www.demco-products.com

Dramm

The BP-4 rechargeable backpack sprayer offers a dual-fan or adjustable cone nozzle, 4-gallon tank capacity and adjustable pressure knob for spraying flexibility.

www.dramm.com

Echo

The SHR-210 features a 21.2cc engine, 17.6-fluid-ounce fuel tank, diaphragm carburetor, optional jet nozzle and 5-gallon spray tank with recirculating pump.

www.echo-usa.com

Electrostatic Spraying Systems

The 32-inch-wide 80SR narrow row sprayer has 12 to 20 MaxCharge electrostatic nozzles and provides excellent coverage of foliage, even under leaves.

www.maxcharge.com

GNC Industries

Space Saver sprayers are available in 75 and 100-gallon capacities. Full-size truck units are available in 200, 300 and 400-gallon capacities.

www.gnci.org

HARDI North America

The Ranger 550 has a 550-gallon tank, Eagle booms in 45 and 60-foot sizes, Ace centrifugal pumps, three-section electric controls and adjustable axle.

www.hardi-us.com

Jacto

A complete line of cannon, air-blast and backpack sprayers includes the AJ401 and J400 models for sweet corn and pumpkin producers.

www.jacto.com

Kennco Mfg.

Kennco builds customized nurse trucks and water wagons to bring water to sprayers or where it is needed in the field.

www.kenncomfg.com

Martin's Repair Shop

The MRS is a fully self-contained unit that can be pulled with a small tractor. It puts out a fine mist spray 12 to 15 feet per side.

Oxbo International

The T1000 tree sprayer uses combination fan/spray heads for greater canopy penetration. The volume rate can be adjusted from 25 to 300 gallons per acre.

www.oxbocorp.com

Penns Creek Welding

Specializes in one-sided, high-pressure sprayers for vegetable and berry crops, providing dependable and economical equipment.

www.pennscreekwelding.com

Progressive Grower Technologies

On-Target sprayers feature electrostatic spray technology for sustainable growing, saving chemicals, water, fuel, time and money.

www.ontargetspray.com

Shindaiwa

The SP45BPE offers a 90 PSI piston pump, four-stage filter, UV inhibitors, three types of nozzles, tank marked in gallons and liters and comfort grip handle.

www.shindaiwa.com

Slimline Mfg.

Turbomist air-blast sprayers come with 200 to 600-gallon capacities, stainless steel tanks, turbines and multiple rear attachments, including various towers.

www.turbomist.com

Superb Horticulture

The AgTec GS2 features a short, compact design for use in grape and blueberry crops. It is for small to medium-sized growers.

www.superbhorticulture.com

Swihart Sales Co.

Low-volume mist sprayers include the P-515-655 model, which is equipped with a 55-gallon tank and can reach up to 50 feet.

www.swihart-sales.com

TeeJet Technologies

The 430 ball valve series can be configured for different operations, with two-way, flow-back or three-way functionality. Compatible with Automatic Boom Section Control.

www.teejet.com

Thomas Bros.

Proptec engine-driven sprayers use up to six hydraulically powered fan atomizers. Vertical or horizontal booms available on skid, trailer or three-point hitch models.

TurfEx

Skid-mounted spot sprayers are designed to mount into the bed of any utility vehicle or pickup and work well for weed spraying and pest control applications.

www.turfexproducts.com

Wilger

Wilger provides spray nozzles, nozzle bodies, a computerized sprayer calibrator and spray boom wireless remote shutoff.

www.wilger.net