Spray Tips with Tom Wolf — Ep. 1: 7 Tips for Purchasing a New Sprayer

What’s the only surefire way to know whether or not the sprayer is applying product at the rate you’ve specified? Can you let the cab monitor set it and forget it? That’s the very first question Tom Wolf, spray application specialist and founder of AgriMetrix Research & Training, tackles in this episode of Spray tips, a brand video log (vlog) series for RealAgriculture. After the Question of the Day (which, by the way, you’re encouraged to submit questions for), Wolf moves on to the very important decision of choosing a new sprayer.

 What’s your goal? Getting more acres sprayed correctly and at the right time

In this very first vlog, Tom offers perspective on seven factors that should play into sprayer selection, but sometimes don’t (new paint and machines that go bing! are very distracting, are they not?), and how to weigh the pros and cons of each category.

For those of you with questions for Tom, feel free to email them to [email protected] or Tweet Tom at @Nozzle_Guy and use the hashtag #spraytips.

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