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Matthew Firth

Matthew Firth
I really enjoy teaching people about topics that I am passionate about.

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7-Step Guide: Cleaning the Tank on Your Sprayer

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 16, 2018 8:35:24 AM / by Matthew Firth posted in Cleaning and Maintaining a Sprayer

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When you change spraying chemicals, it is extremely important you thoroughly clean your tank. This simple process can eliminate damage being done to crops or grass by preventing small amounts of the wrong chemical being sprayed. If you have the right cleaning fluid and tools, this process is simple. In this article, I have included a list of the best chemicals to use for cleaning and a 7-step method that you can follow.

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What Does 'Calibrating a Sprayer' Actually Mean?

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2018 11:05:50 AM / by Matthew Firth posted in Calibrating a Sprayer

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There are several definitions and interpretations of what 'calibrating a sprayer' really means. After researching this topic (extensively), I have concluded with a simple definition that will help you quickly understand everything you need to know. In this article, you will also learn about 3 calibration measurements that you must understand before calibrating your boom sprayer. Make note of the 'pro tips' given that I learnt from professionals that perform this task every season.

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8-Step Guide: How to Quickly Calibrate Your Sprayer

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2018 10:01:59 AM / by Matthew Firth posted in Calibrating a Sprayer

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If you have the right calculations and tools, calibrating your sprayer will take about 30 minutes. This is an easy process if you follow this step by step explanation. When I wanted to learn how to calibrate a sprayer, I decided to do some research to discover the process. I found it extremely difficult to find a basic explanation all on one page. For those of you in that situation, here is the best explained procedure to follow.

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4 Revealing Fenceline Spraying Tips That Will Save You Time

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 9, 2017 8:45:03 AM / by Matthew Firth posted in Fenceline Spraying, Summer Spraying Tips

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Fenceline spraying is the quickest and cheapest way to maintain your fences. Many property owners and farmers think that this task is unneeded or too time consuming to worry about. I conducted some research and found that both sides of the argument have valid points. In this article, you will learn why and when spraying fencelines is important. You will also discover four fenceline spraying tips that I have learnt from people in the field that complete this job every year.

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Buyers Guide: 3 Point Sprayers

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 25, 2017 9:41:26 AM / by Matthew Firth posted in Sprayer Attachments, 3 Point Sprayer

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Purchasing a 3 point sprayer for your tractor is an investment that requires some research. If you have never used a sprayer on your tractor, this article will be very helpful. After speaking to many farmers and hearing what their pain points are about 3 point sprayers, I have gathered a list of 9 things you should look for before you make the purchase. Hopefully this list will save you a lot of research time and get you the right sprayer for your application.

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Getting Your Sprayer Ready for Spring: 6 Essential Steps to Take

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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 29, 2017 4:55:11 PM / by Matthew Firth posted in Sprayer Maintenance, Spring Spraying Tips

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During the rush of a busy spring, we know that equipment downtime is not an option. Getting your sprayer ready properly for early spring spraying will eliminate any unneeded breakdowns. These important tips will help you quickly test your sprayer to see if it's ready to use after winter storage. From a visual inspection right through to testing the unit itself, you will learn how to get your sprayer ready for spring.

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Can Your Brand of Utility Vehicle Carry a UTV Sprayer?

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 12, 2017 1:55:03 PM / by Matthew Firth posted in Utility Vehicle, UTV, UTV Sprayer

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One reason people are now buying UTV's (utility vehicles) over ATV's (4 wheelers) is to be able to carry a larger sprayer. This gives them more spraying time with a larger tank. However, making sure your UTV can comfortably carry a larger sprayer is important.  After searching the internet, I could not find anywhere that listed out the popular brands of UTV's and their payload capacities. So, I got to work and decided to share my research results.
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Quick Guide: Choosing the Right Field Boss™ UTV Sprayer

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2017 11:20:18 AM / by Matthew Firth posted in Boom Sprayer, Skid Sprayers, UTV Skid Sprayer, UTV Sprayer

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Choosing the right Field Boss™ UTV sprayer for your application can be tricky. Each Field Boss™ was engineered to perform different tasks. After receiving a lot of customer ideas and feedback, I decided to gather what we have learnt to help you choose the right Field Boss™ sprayer. In this article, you will discover specs and performance ratings that will help you determine which model you will need.
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5 Things to Look for When Purchasing a UTV Sprayer

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2017 4:58:03 PM / by Matthew Firth posted in Helpful Tips, UTV Sprayer

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Finding the right UTV sprayer for the right application can be tough. While there are many options to pick from, it is important to consider what determines a high quality UTV sprayer with the best ROI. After hearing a lot of positive and negative feedback from customers that own a UTV sprayer, we have learnt what makes up a great sprayer. These 5 features discussed will help you learn what to look for when making that final decision.

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