Driving Sprayers: Issue 2 Summer 2023

Welcome to the second edition of Driving Sprayers.

In this issue Jason Bateman talks about the importance of teamwork, we go wide and deep as we look at our boom options, the RB26 is the subject of our product focus, plus features on our unique cab, fertilizer spraying system and we hear from a contractor running a legacy Bateman sprayer.

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Managing Director Jason Bateman

It’s all about teamwork

Some of you may know that I am a keen follower of motorsport, in particular F1. I’ve always been fascinated by the level of teamwork that goes into getting a car around a circuit, from factory to race crew and driver…

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RB26 product focus

RB26 Product Focus

Lightweight design, heavyweight performance. The RB26 is the most agile and compact sprayer in the Bateman range. The RB26 comes into its own on smaller farms…

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Liquid fertilister application

The ultimate even-flow fertiliser spraying system

Our Accurate Dribble Bar system is another example of how we keep things simple when finding a solution to a requirement. Accurate is a second line on the machine for Liquid Fertiliser applications. Available on both our Contour and Variable Geometry booms…

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Inside the Bateman cab

A cab for all seasons

Bateman is unique in that we design and build a cab completely from scratch in our factory. Not relying on third parties brings many benefits, in particular we have the autonomy to introduce design innovations…

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In The Field with Carl Goff

In The Field May 2023

Having completed my first year at Bateman, I’m pleased to say that all my preconceived thoughts about Bateman, the quality of machines, backup and the attention to detail has exceeded my expectations. I’m certainly enjoying the challenge…

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Bycott Farm Diary April 2023

It’s been a year of weather extremes so far here in North Devon. We experienced the driest February on record closely followed by the wettest March. April has been hit and miss too; we could certainly do with a sustained dry spell…

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bateman rb25 crop sprayer owner bob shelswell

Customer interview with Bob Shelswell

Customer interview with Bob Shelswell. Bob Shelswell runs an RB25 for spraying duties on his farm and other farms which he supports as a contractor. In our latest customer interview Bob shares his Bateman ownership experience. Can you tell us about the work you do? We predominantly farm broad acre crops – wheat, barley and…

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