Sprayer operator day: Rutland

Past Event - booking closed

21 March 2019

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Owston Village Hall, Owston, Oakham, Leicestershire

LE15 8DN

How to get the best out of your sprays and sprayer

Date: 21 March 2019

Start time: 8:00am for a 8:30am start (bacon rolls at 8.00 am)

Finish time: 12.30 pm

Location:  Owston Village Hall, Middle Street, Owston, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8DN

Speaker: Tom Robinson

With a background in both Agriculture and Engineering, Tom Robinson has a unique mix of skills and experience in spray application that have resulted in the development of many new spray techniques and nozzles now in common use. His experience includes Application Specialist for Syngenta UK, and over 40 years working with farmers and sprayer operators in the UK and around the world, looking at ways to optimise performance. Weather permitting the day will incorporate an outdoor practical demonstration.

To include:

  • Background to UK labels
  • Spraying practice and the UK law
  • Water volumes
  • Adjuvants
  • Build a sprayer
  • Cleaning and filling
  • Nozzle basics
  • High performance nozzles
  • Sprayer set up and drift
  • Targets and hitting them


Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Maximum of 2 delegates per farm business. Booking is essential.

To attend please contact Judith Stafford on: judith.stafford@ahdb.org.uk or 07891 556623



If you have any questions about this event, please contact us using the details below.

E judith.stafford@ahdb.org.uk

T 07891 556623