Spray Tips Special Edition: Is Your Boom Too High?

High or low, the height of your sprayer boom doesn’t really matter. Right?

Actually, that’s a myth.

Welcome to a new season of Spray Tips Special Edition. In our first episode we find our dynamic duo of Sprayers101.com, Tom Wolf of AgriMetrix, and Jason Deveau of Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, bickering over boom height.

As a vacation-bound Deveau uses a sprayer boom to practice the limbo, Wolf takes him to task for the boom’s excessive height and the terrible colour of his shirt. Before long, the glasses are off and the pineapples fly as Wolf sends Deveau out into the cold Ontario winter for a chilling adventure that proves boom height really does matter.

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Bernard Tobin

Bernard Tobin is Real Agriculture's Ontario Field Editor. AgBern was raised on a dairy farm near St. John's, Newfoundland. For the past two decades, he has specialized in agricultural communications. A Ryerson University journalism grad, he kicked off his career with a seven-year stint as Managing Editor and Field Editor for Farm and Country magazine. He has received six Canadian Farm Writers' Federation awards for journalism excellence. He's also worked for two of Canada's leading agricultural communications firms, providing public relations, branding and strategic marketing. Bern also works for Guelph-based Synthesis Agri-Food Network and talks the Real Dirt on Farming.

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