Imagine if you could spray specific weeds in a field. Bosch BASF Digital Farming created a product called the Smart Spraying solution to do just that. This machine identifies pre-emergence and post-emergence weeds with high tech camera sensors and then, spot applies herbicides only where needed in the field. “What’s wrong with broadcast spraying?” asks Customer Acquisition Manager for North America Aaron Hunsinger. “You’re putting the product everywhere. When you use a contact, non-residual herbicide, Why spray it on the dirt? Put it on the plants where it goes and kill the weeds.” Hunsinger says the system focuses on weed management in corn, soybeans and sugarbeets. In 2023, pre-series machines will be released in the United States.
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