Sprayers Shine This Summer
At this season's shows, manufacturers are highlighting their powerful rigs that are designed to cover more acres efficiently and economically.
July 12, 2011
John Deere is building on many of the popular features of its current 4930 Self-Propelled Sprayer, John Deere has introduced the 4940 Sprayer as its most advanced applicator for the 2011-12 season. All 4940 units feature Direct Injection Ready, giving operators the ability to maintain a clean solution tank. They come with boom widths from 90 to 120 feet; 120-foot booms come in 11 independent sections, more than any other sprayer. The 4940 is powered by a 340-horsepower 9 Liter Interim Tier 4 PowerTech Plus Turbocharged engine with four-wheel hydrostatic drive that can make dry applications up to 25 mph (20 mph for liquid applications).