New Micron sprayer designed with vegetables in mind

Specialist spraying equipment manufacturer Micron Group has launched a band sprayer designed for treating weeds in vegetables and other narrowly planted crops.

Image: Micron Group
Image: Micron Group

Officially launched at last week's Cereals event, the Varidome S3 band sprayer on display was fitted with the new narrow design Varidome 100 HiFlo shields which are capable of spraying inter-rows from 100mm to 450mm wide.

The sprayer was also equipped with a second spray line for applying a different product directly over the row. The carriage spacing and spray width can be easily adjusted on each individual spray head, while its modular design allows the sprayer to be tailored to users' needs and crop.

Vegetable growers have the choice of the narrow Varidome 100 HiFlo shields for spraying between the rows of crop and the wider-reach Varidome 170 HiFlo shields positioned in between the beds.

Circular shields with breakaway arms are also available for mounting onto the Varidome toolbar for situations where a slight sideways movement of the shield is required, for example, herbicide application in between raised beds or within tall crops like asparagus.

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