Growing Magazine - July, 2013

FEATURES

Product Focus

Sprayers, Applicators & Accessories

A1 Mist Sprayers Resources

Low-volume mist sprayers for spraying vegetables, vineyards, orchards and more. Three-point PTO units, ATV/UTV units and truck-mounted units available.

http://www.mistsprayers.com, 877-924-2474

AGCO

The self-propelled RG700 RoGator features the AWD Smart Drive System, adjustable track widths, even weight distribution and six-post cab design.

http://www.applylikeapro.com/rg700, 877-525-4384

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.

http://www.chemicalcontainers.com, 800-346-7867

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.

http://www.gearmore.com, 800-833-3023

GK Machine

The 4W6 features a pressurized cab, 155 or 185 hp Cummins engine, 30-inch ground clearance, oscillating frame, automatic load leveling and full-time four-wheel drive.

http://www.gkmachine.com, 503-678-5525

Greenleaf Technologies

The TurboDrop Asymmetrical DualFan air injection nozzle allows spraying the target two to four times in one pass. It sprays forward, backward and down.

http://www.turbodrop.com, 800-881-4832

Hagie Mfg.

The STS Application System is available in four models with capacities ranging from 1,000 to 1,600 gallons. Boom widths range from 60 to 120 feet.

http://www.hagie.com, 800-247-4885

HARDI North America

The Zebra Cannon has a 105 or 155-gallon capacity and a cannon blower. The turbine fan is equipped with a spout that offers coverage out to over 55 feet.

http://www.hardi-us.com, 563-386-1730

Jacto

Over 24 models of air-blast, cannon and backpack sprayers. New air-blast towers for vineyards, blueberries, raspberries and most trellised fruit crops.

http://www.jacto.com, 800-522-8610

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.

http://www.kenncomfg.com, 813-645-2591

Lechler

IDK air induction nozzles offer very low drift potential with coarse to medium droplets. They operate at lower relative pressures than full-length air induction nozzles.

http://www.lechlerusa.com, 800-777-2926

Leinbachs

The Tifone Vento air-blast sprayer features a hot-dipped galvanized frame and fan housing. The 110-gallon polyethylene tank has a mechanical contents gauge.

http://www.leinbachs.com, 336-969-0359

Mankar

The Mankar P 70-110 with adjustable spray width has a ground-driven pump, so the applied volume of herbicide per area is always the same, even if walking speed varies.

http://www.mankarulv.com, 647-309-7826

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

Sprayers with a 24-foot single boom feature 60-second manual height adjustment from 2 feet for melons to 7.5 feet for sweet corn. Hydraulic leveling.

http://www.pennscreekwelding.com,

570-837-1197

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.

http://www.philbrownwelding.com,

616-784-3046

Progressive Ag

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

http://www.proaginc.com, 800-351-8101

Swihart Sales

The Little Hercules mist blower fits in the back of most UTVs. It has a 9 hp Honda engine, 25-gallon poly tank, heavy-duty welded steel frame and four-roller pump.

http://www.swihart-sales.com, 800-864-4595

Thomas Bros. Equipment

The Proptec Multi Spray is a self-contained air sprayer with a 24 hp Honda engine and one or two heads. It comes in skid, three-point and trailer-mount models.

269-657-3735

TurfEx

Spot sprayers are available with 50 and 100-gallon tanks. All models feature polyethylene tank construction and long spray wands with trigger actuation.

http://www.turfexproducts.com, 866-5TURFEX

Wilger

The Tip Wizard tool, available online or as a smartphone app, provides information on droplet size, drift potential and coverage for each tip at all pressures.

http://www.wilger.net, 877-968-7695 l