Testing optical spot-sprayers

April 24, 2024 | 4 min read
Spot-spraying can vastly reduce herbicide use and help manage herbicide resistance risk on Australian cropping farms.

WEED-IT spot spraying available for orchards

June 27, 2023 | 2 min read
Rometron Australia has recently developed the Optispot 7, an orchard sprayer that brings WEED-IT optical spot spraying technology to nut and fruit growers.

GPA extends spray drift management

June 12, 2023 | 2 min read
Grain Producers Australia (GPA) is supporting extended access to a new tool that’s designed to improve sustainable spray drift management best-practice and enhance on-farm productivity.

Do coarse nozzles reduce spray efficacy?

Oct. 16, 2022 | 3 min read
Spray droplet size plays a critical role in maximising herbicide contact on the weed surface. Some applicators have been concerned that the move to coarser nozzles to reduce spray drift could reduce the efficacy of non-selective and phenoxy herbicides used for summer weed control.

Advances and Challenges in Ag Spraying

Sept. 27, 2022 | 2 min read
The Australian Groundsprayers Association is hosting an important conference on advanced spray application, new technologies and the future challenges facing groundspray application and how these may be managed.

That’s another fine mess you’ve gotten us into!

July 15, 2021 | 3 min read
Fine messes aren’t just something that frustrated Laurel and Hardy, fine spray droplet messes are really something to be avoided at all costs in the world of herbicide spraying too.

Agtech jobs on offer in farm robot company

July 22, 2019 | 2 min read
A team of specialised agtech robot designers and builders will be recruited in Central Queensland following grant funding from the Queensland Government.