Ever wondered how accurate your spreader pattern is? Do you know how to adjust the settings to improve the spread pattern?
You are invited to one of two field days with accu-spread accredited assessor, Russell Nichol, at Keytah and Bellata. During the field days, Russell will test the current calibrations of three spreaders, and show you how to make adjustments to ensure an even spread pattern.
Spreaders to be calibrated include Bredal, Amazone, Landaco (Keytah) and Gyral, Bredal, Landaco (Bellata). Urea provided for testing courtesy of Incitec Pivot.
Date: Thursday 28 September
Time: 9am-3:30pm (lunch provided)
Location: Peter Fulton-Kennedy’s ‘Malaraway’ Bellata (see directions here)
For more: contact Janelle Montgomery, CottonInfo: 0428 640 990, firstname.lastname@example.org
• 9am: Meet 9am at sheds, then travel as a group to spreader testing site
• 9:15-11:30: Test spreaders
• 11:30-1:30: Lunch, collate and present spreader test results
• 1:30–3:30: Show farmers how to make adjustments to ensure an even spread pattern