Widening the spray window

March 2008
Farmers Weekly;3/14/2008, p8
Trade Publication
The article presents a report from farmer Philip Reck who manages 900 hectares of light to medium loams within 20 miles of Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, Ireland. He reported that the farm had taken delivery of the new Bateman RB 26 sprayer. All the cereals have being inspected by agronomist John Metcalfe and will receive growth regulator over the next two weeks, starting with Humber wheat which is more forward than Alchemy.


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