TechTour: Nurse Truck Design Drives Spraying Efficiency

Few farmers would argue that getting more acres covered per hour is a priority during spraying season.

The easiest way to cover more ground is to minimize the amount of time the sprayer spends standing still when conditions are conducive for spraying, emphasizes Tom Wolf of AgriMetrix and Sprayers101.com, in this TechTour episode.

“A big part of our efficiency has to do with the time we don’t spray, the time spent filling or cleaning the sprayer. That is where some of greatest gains can be made,” he explains.

A three-inch pump is the heart of an efficient fill, notes Tom, and should allow a sprayer operator to fill a 1200 gallon tank in five or six minutes.

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In the video below, Tom explores and compares features between several commercial transfer systems and farmer-made nurse truck designs — all made to help the sprayer get back in the field sooner:

 

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