Bateman Sprayers in the press

Our crop sprayers and their operators are regularly featured in farming publications and other associated titles. We’ve collated a selection of these stories below.

Stuart Woods discusses Pulse Width Modulation and nozzle choices

EI Operator | 28 July 2021

Stuart Woods, has carried out numerous field trials with his Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) system to determine the optimum settings for his chosen nozzles. The system is fitted to a three-year old Bateman RB55, with 5,600-litre tank and 36m wide, VG boom…

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Stuart Woods in his Bateman RB55
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Driver’s view: Jonathan Legg’s Bateman RB35 sprayer

Farmers Weekly | 15 June 2021

Jonathan Legg gives us the lowdown on his Bateman RB35 fitted with a 30m variable geometry boom and running Topcon RTK guidance….

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Jonathan Legg Bateman RB35 Crop Sprayer from Farmers Weekly
Image by James Andrews, courtesy of Farmers Weekly

Driver’s view: Luke Haynes’ Bateman RB35 sprayer

Farmers Weekly | 17 July 2020

Basis-qualified Luke Haynes reveals the good and the bad of the Bateman RB35 he operates for the Montreal Estate in Kent…

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Luke Haynes Farmers Weekly
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Befordshire operator wins farm sprayer award

Farmers Weekly | 11 June 2020

Bedfordshire farm sprayer operator Matt Fuller has won the 2020 Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year Award, sponsored by Syngenta, which was announced online as part of Cereals LIVE 2020 this week…

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Matt Fuller Farmers Weekly
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Meet the FSOOTY 2020 Winner

EI Operator | 10 June 2020

Matt Fuller, who works for Heathcote Farms, Toddington, Beds, is the 2020 Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year.

Although Matt has only been operating a sprayer full time for less than five years, his enthusiasm, dedication and quest for knowledge delivered him the FSOOTY title on his first attempt…

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Matt Fuller Farmers Weekly
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Technology to help spray applications hit the spot now available on Bateman sprayers

Farmers Guardian | 2 Apr 2019

A pulse width modulation (PWM) individual nozzle control system is now available on self-propelled sprayers from Bateman Engineering.

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Image courtesy of Farmers Guardian
Image courtesy of Farmers Guardian

Driver’s view: Kent farmer gives lowdown on 2019 Bateman RB55

Farmers Weekly | 12 Mar 2019

We asked five operators to run through the good points and bad points of their self-propelled sprayers and explain why they picked them. Here, Stuart Woods tells us about his 2019 Bateman RB55…

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Image courtesy of Farmers Weekly
Image courtesy of Farmers Weekly

Bateman revamps its sprayers, as Irish tally grows

Agriland | 17 Feb 2017

Bateman’s latest self-propelled sprayers were front and centre at last week’s FTMTA Farm Machinery Show in Co. Kildare. These English-built machines have been finding their way onto Irish tillage farms since the late 1980s…

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Image courtesy of Agriland
Image courtesy of Agriland

Video: How to properly set up a crop sprayer

Farmers Weekly | 16 Feb 2017

The machine used for this guide is a Bateman RB26 self-propelled sprayer and while most of these checks and tests are universally applicable to all sprayers, it is also important to refer to the handbook of the manufacturer of your specific machine…

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Image courtesy of Farmers Weekly
Image courtesy of Farmers Weekly

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