Driving Sprayers: Issue 3 Winter 2024

Welcome to the third edition of Driving Sprayers.

In this issue Jason Bateman talks about our focus on service and how we adapt to changing trends, and we go in depth on how Bateman 365 Aftercare genuinely helps customers. The RB55 is the subject of our product focus, and we hear from Technical Sales Manager Jonathan Hardy and agronomnist Matthew Alford in their latest columns. Rounding everything off is an interview with RB35 owner Michael Reed, a peek at our ‘Naked Truths’ charity calendar, and a quest to find the Bateman with the highest operating hours in the UK.

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Managing Director Jason Bateman

Making every second count

We ’ve been experiencing extreme weather over the past few months, in particular the amount of rainfall that’s hit most parts of the UK. Spraying, just like any other farming task, has always been about making the most of windows of opportunity. Now, more than ever it’s important to have machinery and back up you can rely on…

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rb55 product focus

RB55 Product Focus

The RB55 gives you more for less. Shorter weather windows have forced many growers and contractors to rethink their spraying strategies. This has led to an increase in the demand for sprayers with more capacity and wider booms, along with the need for greater efficiency and less compaction…

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bateman sprayers backup

Out in front for back up

In a world of so-called customer service where ‘computer says no’ is deemed a quality experience, it’s reassuring to know that in the event that you need our assistance, you’ll actually get to speak to someone who can genuinely help…

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In The Field November 2023

Technical Sales Manager Jonathan Hardy discusses our recent sprayer updates, the longevity of our legacy crop sprayers, and why our Variable Geometry boom is still a leader in the field…

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RB35 Crop Sprayer operator Mike Reed

Mike Reed – Straight Talking

Michael Reed of P Reed & Son runs three farms, ten miles apart, across South Warwickshire. Five generations of the family have farmed in the area, the business is predominantly arable…

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