Author Archives: Paul Haefner

About Paul Haefner

Haefner is a product specialist for AGCO, based at the company's Jackson, MN, manufacturing facility.

Winterizing Your Self-Propelled Sprayer

Self-propelled sprayers take a beating during the crop growing season, which makes it essential to properly put them away for the winter in such a way that they are ready to go in the spring when any downtime should be avoided at all costs. This includes proper cleaning of not only the outside of your

Proper Spray Tank Cleanout

A clean sprayer is essential to prevent damage to susceptible crops from herbicide contamination. This is especially true today, when the challenge posed by the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds is demanding that growers and professional applicators use a wider variety of herbicides with different modes of action and chemistries, often within the same growing season

Maintenance Means Money

Depending on how you put your sprayer away at the close of the 2010 growing season, this will determine how much work you have to do to get that sprayer in tip-top condition for 2011. If you did the proper postseason maintenance and winterized your machine, you’ll be a lot farther down the road. Your