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Shaw: Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Jul 18, 2014 06:39 AM CDT

I disconnected my rate controller from my sprayer today and removed it physically from my tractor. Back in the day, we never used to spray crops because the herbicide technology wasn't available. So we hoed all summer. I certainly don't want to go back to those days.

So it is now 2014 and I still carry a hoe in the back of the truck. However, that rate controller actually made it easy to spray any particular volume of spray solution no matter how fast I drove. When I combined that technology with the RTK guidance, it made my springtime work ...

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