What the Custom Applicators Won't Tell You About Operating Your Own Sprayer
This guide includes tips, best practices and management steps for DIY farmers who want to learn what the pros know.
Take time to get to know your spray equipment. Most boom sprayers are made up of the same basic components – tank, agitator, control valves and gauges, hoses, pump, and strainers. It’s important to give every component a precursory look to prevent leaks and failure in the system. From nozzles and spray patterns to rates and tank mixing, know what you're putting down and how your equipment will get it there.