Growing Magazine - July, 2012

FEATURES

Product Focus: Sprayers & Applicators

A1 Mist Sprayers Resources

Mist/air-blast sprayers for the fruit and vegetable industry can be used for foliar fertilizer, fungicide, insect control and herbicide applications.

www.mistsprayers.com

AGCO Corp.

The 2013 RoGator features AG-COMMAND telemetry, NORAC passive roll boom leveling system, optional Gator Trac four-wheel steering and diesel engine.

www.applylikeapro.com

Chemical Containers

The EZE-Dose comes in 15, 35 and 60-gallon skid units with a two-pump system. The EZE-Drench is available in 15, 35 and 55-gallon skid units. Aluminum frames.

www.chemicalcontainers.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

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

Fred's Water Service

Offers the Du-All series of positive-displacement pumps. Complete pumps, repair components and pumping units are available and ready to ship.

www.fwservice.com

Gearmore

Venturi air sprayers feature the latest technology in low-volume spraying for better coverage from smaller, more uniform micron droplet sizes and less wasted product.

www.gearmore.com

GK Machine

The TR6 has 12-inch wide tracks, 97 inches of ground clearance, ground pressure as low as 5.5 PSI, 173 hp Cummins engine and adjustable steering wheel control.

www.gkmachine.com

Greenleaf Technologies

The TADF nozzle improves coverage on vertical and angular targets. The droplet spectrum is medium-coarse below 80 PSI and medium-fine above 80 PSI.

www.turbodrop.com

HARDI North America

The IRIS vineyard boom is operated from the driver's seat and enables adaptation to all tractor brands. It provides the required droplet size and air conduction.

www.hardi-us.com

Jacto

Manufactures over 24 different models of air-blast, cannon and backpack sprayers, including the air-blast tower for vineyards, blueberries, raspberries and trellised fruit.

www.jacto.com

Kennco

Custom sprayer options include towed or three-point mount chassis, capacities from 200 to 2,000 gallons, painted or galvanized frame, and manual or electric controls.

www.kenncomfg.com

KZValve

Electrically actuated valves are field-tested to ensure maintenance-free performance. Waterproof actuator housings protect internal components from corrosion.

www.kzvalve.com

Martin's Repair Shop

The MRS is a 60-gallon trailer sprayer that can be pulled with an ATV or small tractor. It sprays a fine mist out both sides. Heads can be adjusted to any angle.

717-733-3015

Penns Creek Welding

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

www.pennscreekwelding.com

Phil Brown Welding

The Clean Sweep spray boom for orchards has a rubber whip on the outer end to lay grass down around and between trees. It is manually adjustable for row width.

www.philbrownwelding.com

Progressive Ag

The LectroBlast wraparound vineyard sprayer is designed to maximize coverage and efficiency.

www.proaginc.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.

866-214-6135

TurfEx

Spot sprayers are available with 50 and 100-gallon tanks. All models feature corrosion-resistant polyethylene tanks and 50-foot hoses on manual-rewind reels.

www.turfexproducts.com