Hardi is offering producers more spraying choices with two new machines on hand during the fall farm shows. Check out these new products for your operation.
Compact self-propelled sprayers in the 700- to 800-gallon range are gaining in popularity. Hardi's self-propelled 700-gallon Presidio, at 16,000 pounds empty, offers features Hardi trailer sprayers are known for, in a lightweight, self-propelled package. It comes with a 173 horsepower 6 cylinder Deutz engine, a four-pillar cab for operator comfort, and an Eagle boom ranging from 75 to 90 feet. The boom is supported by a hydraulic paralift for boom height control and stability. Coil spring suspension on the boom and air bag suspension on the Presidio contribute to a smooth ride.
Navigator trailer sprayer
Covering more acres in one "fill" can help boost productivity. Hardi recently introduced a new 6000 model with a 1,600-gallon capacity to its Navigator line of trailer sprayers. It brings several new features to the line, including a dual wheel option and 132-foot Force boom option in addition to the range of 45 to 120 Eagle booms available on the Navigator line. The longer Force boom has a three-dimensional structure for optimum durability. For more information, call 563-386-1730 or visit hardi-us.com.
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And, there's always something new going on at our world-class show sites:
Farm Progress Show
Husker Harvest Days
New York Farm Show