Newman crop spray

Big Mr C

Has anyone used newman crop spray. What is it effective on, and whats the application rate.
My line manager bought the stuff without telling me it just turned up and i have no idea how to use it. Any help would be great. Thanks


Arable Farmer
Not really we are on a horse stud so his top priority is the horses. He hold the purse strings and will some times let me know what his plans are.

Aha. Are you qualified to handle and apply chemicals?

The Newman cropsray is an adjuvant - it doesn't kill anything itself but makes other chemicals work better. In this case, perhaps it will be used in a knapsack with something to kill thistles, or other weeds with a kind of waxy, shiny leaf.

Big Mr C

Thanks for all your help. I am qualified to handle chemicals, my college will do all the application as he has all the certificates for that. He will use a tractor mounted boom sprayer for thistles, dandelions and buttercups.

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...