A sneak peek of the latest sprayer tech at Cereals 2024 

The Syngenta Sprays and Sprayers Arena has become a ‘shop window’ at the Cereals Event for the latest innovation and technologies. This year will be no different, with a display of new developments in pioneering precision application practices.

Major new cereal fungicide granted GB authorisation 

An eagerly awaited fungicide product that has delivered substantial yield gains in wheat and barley trials has received authorisation for use in Great Britain, confirms its manufacturer, Syngenta. 

Growers urged not to underestimate the importance of zinc this spring

Tissue analysis samples from 2023 have shown that 75% of cereal crops had below optimum levels of zinc, meaning a foliar application of the nutrient would have been beneficial, according to the latest findings from FMC.

Enhancing spray application efficiency

Agrifac addresses the challenge of enhancing spray application efficiency through innovative features in its machines.

Focusing on skilful weed management

Positioned as the “future of application technologies” by Hardi, the Hardi PulseSystem, available on the Delta Force boom on Aeon and Navigator, as well as the Twin boom on Aeon, stands out for its environmental impact reduction capabilities.

Setting the scene for wheat disease control decisions

An estate manager and leading experts from NIAB, ADAS, and SRUC have pinpointed plant health, application timing and mixing chemistry as the pivotal factors for achieving profitable disease control in wheat crops in the upcoming season.

All-new sprayer cab offers increased comfort and productivity

The latest Horsch Leeb PT and VT self-propelled sprayers feature an all-new cab that offers significantly higher levels of operator comfort.

New liquid NPKS fertilisers range boosts yield and quality

Omex has introduced a new, specialised and premium quality NPKS liquid fertiliser range, Multiflo, to enhance yield and quality, whilst reducing fertiliser inputs.

Intelligent spraying system improves accuracy and reduces chemical costs

A successful three-year collaboration between two British manufacturers, Techneat Engineering and Tillett and Hague Technology Limited, has culminated in the launch of the Weed Wizard – a new, intelligent spraying system aimed at farm contractors and growers of onions, leeks and carrots.

Spring weed control needs extra care in stressed crops

A tough few months weather-wise has resulted in some huge variations in crops across the country, posing numerous management headaches, not least for early weed control in winter cereals.

Latest sprayer “redesigned from the ground up”

McConnel launched its all-new Agribuggy V300 with variable transmission and new Comfort Cab at LAMMA ‘24.

A free resource for crop spraying

MJP Supplies has been installing and supplying Enduramaxx rainwater harvesting and storage systems for many years. Farmers are increasingly seeing the benefits of using rainwater for crop spraying as it contains less salts and minerals, which increases efficacy of chemicals without the need for additional water conditioners.

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