Equipment Technologies added Bruin high-clearance sprayers to its line. Kevin Coy with ET says it’s a proven sprayer in Europe redesigned for the U.S. The HS 700 comes with a 700-gallon tank, four-wheel steering, hydrostatic drive and a 210-hp Deutz engine. List price with a 90- foot boom is $290,000. The HS1100 has a 1,100-gallon tank and features a 275-hp Cummins engine, four-wheel drive, four-wheel steering and hydrostat. It lists at $390,000 with a 120- foot boom. Contact ET, Mooresville, Ind., at 877-399-1913 or bruinsprayers.com.
If you still want a mechanical-drive sprayer with all the bells and whistles of precision technology, but yet not the biggest sprayer on the market, Equipment Technologies, Mooresville, Ind., has you covered. The 2018 AS730 features a Tier 4F Cummins diesel engine and a 700-gallon tank. The AS730 has 173 hp and features a JCB Powershift, four-speed transmission. List price for the model shown is $262,000. Call 877-298-6164 or apachesprayers.com.
APACHE 1030 AND 1230
This 2018 Apache AS 1230 features a Tier 4F Cummins 260-hp engine, and comes with a ZF Powershift, six-speed transmission with lock-up torque converter. The AS 1030, a 1,000-gallon sprayer, features a Cummins Tier 4F 225-hp engine. Apache offers booms ranging from 90 to 132 feet. Aluminum booms are available in widths of 100, 120 and 132 feet. The AS1030 lists at $350,000, and the AS1230 lists at $365,000. Call 877-298-6164 or apachesprayers.com.
HAGIE SEED DETASSELER
If you grow seed corn and visited a farm show recently, the Hagie D-400 self-propelled detasseler may have caught your eye. This 2018 version features all-wheel steering, new to this particular market, spokespeople say. The D-400 also features an upgraded cab compared to the model 204 it replaced. It also features other upgrades compared to the previous model. Learn more from Hagie Manufacturing Co., Clarion, Iowa, or hagie.com.
HAGIE STS16 SPRAYER
If you wondered if the Hagie line would continue after the company’s purchase by Deere, Hagie spokespeople say you can quit wondering. They insist the Hagie line is here to stay. To prove it, they present the new STS16, featuring many precision farming whistles built in, including multi-section control. It does feature a Deere Tier 4F, 9-liter engine that is easy to service. Learn more from Hagie Manufacturing Co., Clarion, Iowa, or hagie.com.
HAGIE 60-FOOT FOLD BOOM
You may not be able to tell the revolutionary difference from this angle, but Hagie spokespeople believe this 120-foot, redesigned boom is a big deal. It folds precisely at 60 feet, which will allow you to run at half-width in situations where you need too, matching up with row patterns. Learn more from Hagie Manufacturing Co., Clarion, Iowa or hagie.com.
YETTER Y-DROP CONCEPT TOOLBAR
Yetter is in the process of testing a product that could save you time if you make nitrogen applications with your high-clearance sprayer. Quick-attach coulter bars already exist. Yetter’s YDTB will be a toolbar equipped with Y-drop units, so you can quickly switch from a spray boom to Y-drops. It’s so new Derek Allensworth, marketing manager, could only point to a poster. Follow developments at Yetter Farm Equipment, Colchester, Ill., 800-447-5777 or yetterco.com.
HARDI RUBICON 9000 SPRAYER
With 20-mph application speeds, farmers can cover 300 acres per hour or 2,781 acres a day with the Rubicon 9000 sprayer’s 150-foot boom. The Rubicon features a 2,200-gallon capacity tank; 120-, 150- or 160-foot-wide boom options; a 72-inch chassis clearance; and 35-mph road speeds. For more information, contact Hardi Sprayers, Davenport, Iowa, at 563-386-1730 or hardi-us.com.
NH MILLER SPRAYER
Go from spraying early beans to late-season corn with the Guardian SP310F from New Holland. It has a crop clearance of up to 78 inches, and the suspension can be adjusted in the cab from 72 to 78 inches. The new cab design features more glass for increased spraying visibility, and the 310-hp FPT engine will reach road speeds of 35 mph for faster field-to-field movement. The reduced and even weight distribution equals reduced soil compaction. For more information, contact your local New Holland dealer or visit newholland.com/na.