Sprayer assumption

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Poly Hive 

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Met the Foreman on the farm yesterday ad had a chat. He was driving a brand new John Deere massive tractor and a huge spraying rig.

Asked what he was spraying he laughed and said no he was putting manure on Winter Wheat.

New one on me and no reason to disbelieve either.

So not every sprayer is pumping pollutants.

PH
 

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they spray a high-nitrogen fertiliser as well, you can see the difference in colour of the crop in a few days, it quickly goes a dark green.
 

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my local farmer was spraying the OSR last week. I assumed it was insecticide but it has suddenly put on a spurt, turned green and is almost flowering so I guess it was fertiliser.
 

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All it'll take is another blip in fuel prices/availability and he'll be totally stuffed!:hurray:
 

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a lot of farmers round this way spray slurry on their fields as a fertilizer. not the 'artificial' stuff !!:hurray:
 

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