Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ask the Application Specialists: What precision do you offer and support?

Our Application Specialists are available to answer your questions about the Apache sprayer and using your precision application. This week’s question deals with the Apache and which precision is available. Question: What precision do you offer and support? Equipment Technologies is the only OEM to factory install either Raven or Trimble precision. Additionally, we offer […]

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E-Help: Searching for and downloading an app on your smartphone

The number of apps available for your smartphone grows every day. Knowing how to search for and download apps on your phone will help you better understand your smartphone. In the agriculture industry, you will find a number of useful apps that you can utilize in the fields and on your farms. Some of the […]

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Ask the application specialists: Can I set two AB lines on my field computer?

Our Application Specialists are available to answer your questions about the Apache sprayer and using your precision application. This week’s question deals with using some of the basic features of your field computer. Question: Can I set two AB lines? You can set different AB lines on your field computer, but you can only have […]

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5 reasons you need to start planting cover crops

Cover crops are a growing trend. Farmers are finding many benefits from cover crops in their fields and cash crops. Ranging from increased yields to better soil health, farmers have many reasons to plant cover crops. 1. Cover crops help minimize the effects of adverse weather on cash crops According to a survey conducted by […]

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E-Help: Uploading a photo to social media

Now that we have gone over how to share a photo through email and text messaging, you may also want to know how to upload a photo from your smartphone to social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter. Social media photo and video sharing has rapidly grown over the last several years and allows […]

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Save yourself the headache and flush your booms

Flushing your booms properly can save you time and money. Mixing chemicals in your sprayer without flushing the booms may lead to yield loss and an embarrassing chemical burn streak pattern in your field. As you can see in the picture below, the streaking pattern can cover a large section of your crops and is […]

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Weed science specialist indicates resistance problems aren’t going away

Aaron Hager, Weed Science and Integrated Pest Management Extension Specialist from the University of Illinois, spoke about the state of weed resistance in Illinois and the implications of different resistant weeds in fields. “One of the most pervasive problems that’s facing many, many farmers and input suppliers across most of the U.S. is weed resistance,” […]

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Ask the Application Specialists: Are the bolts on the Apache standard or metric?

Our Application Specialists are available to answer your questions about the Apache sprayer and using your precision application.  This week’s question is related to the Apache sprayer and how it is built. Question: Are all of the bolts on the Apache standard, metric or mixed? Most of the bolts on the Apache sprayer are standard; […]

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E-Help: Taking a screenshot on your smartphone

Taking a screenshot of your smartphone is just another way for you to save a piece of data and store it for later use. A screenshot is a picture of whatever is on your phone’s screen at the time you take the picture. Maybe you are taking a photo of what an app looks like […]

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Equipment Technologies updates website for more user friendly mobile experience

On your desktop, the website will have the same look it has had since it was launched this April; however, if you switch to your smartphone or tablet, you will find a much more user friendly version. In order to enhance the user’s experience of ETsprayers.com, the website was designed using a responsive theme. The […]

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