06 Jun 2017 POSTED BY: Michael Matzon
MEDIA RELEASE Promax Plastics Partners with Rapid Spray to bring industry leading spot spraying equipment to New Zealand. Thursday 1st June 2017 Rapid Spray and Promax Plastics have partnered to bring an industry leading range of spot, UTV and field sprayers, including the ‘Buddy Smart Reel’, to New Zealand farmers and contractors. Launching at Fieldays 2017 in Mytery Creek NZ, this partnership brings Australia’s favourite spot sprayers and The Buddy Smart ..
01 May 2017 POSTED BY: Ella Thorncroft
We are proud to announce that Rhys Evans located in Colac Victoria, have recently become a stocking Dealer of Rapid Spray products! Rhys Evans started out as one-man-band in 1951, and now employs over 50 people. With over 65 years of experience coupled with an extensive range of products Rhys Evans will guide you in the best direction to suit all your needs! Rhys Evans are currently stocking Rapid Spray Spot Sprayers, Diesel Refuelling Tanks, Buddy Smart Reel Units, Marshal Plus Unit ..
28 Apr 2017 POSTED BY: Ella Thorncroft
Landcare Australia’s Sustainable Agriculture Grants 2017 Landcare Australia have announced that the 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Grants program is now open! These grants support Landcare and farming groups to undertake sustainable agriculture projects and activities. Qualified groups are encouraged to apply for a grant of up to $10,000 (ex GST). Grants will fund and support sustainable agriculture projects that protect or improve the environment while enhancing farming productiv ..
09 Mar 2017 POSTED BY: Pretty Digital
With the success of the initiative in previous years, the South Australian Fire & Emergency Services Commission has once again made Regional Capability Community Fund grants available for the 2017-2018 period. Aiming to help rural and remote South Australian communities better protect themselves from extreme weather and natural disaster, individuals and organisations are encouraged to apply for their share of the available $470,000 to help in the purchase of emergency response equipment. ..
06 Dec 2016 POSTED BY: Ella Thorncroft
Fire Fighting: Are You Ready? The Cause of Bushfires: Relative humidity, high winds and shortage of rain all contribute to increased fire danger in summer. Sunshine and high temperatures rapidly dry timber and grass (source of fuel for fire) which burn very quickly. Hot air lowers the moisture content in forests and grasslands to around 5 per cent and in extreme cases to 2-3 per cent, can greatly increase the speed of the fire. Humidity: Relative humidity is mostly use ..
27 Oct 2016 POSTED BY: Russell Firth
DID YOU KNOW? ITS NOW EASIER TO LEGALLY OWN & OPERATE A DRONE IN AUSTRALIA! You don’t have to have been listening to the ag scene for long to have picked up that UAV’s (commonly known as drones) are becoming a more accessible and useful tool for farmers and agricultural producers every day. Once the domain of military surveillance operations, running into the millions of dollars each, UAV’s are now available with genuinely useful mapping and imagery technology f ..
25 Oct 2016 POSTED BY: Russell Firth
THE ALL NEW POLY BOOM IS BACK! Rapid Spray's tough poly boom is back and better than ever! Featuring tough poly arms with a breakaway swing action, the poly boom can take the knock's and hits of everyday use without suffering damage like a steel boom would. On top of that, the arms are rust free, and don't snag on scrubs or woody weeds in the rough country. Check out Peter from ACF in the video below talking about his new poly boom to find out more. ..
20 Oct 2016 POSTED BY: Russell Firth
RAPID SPRAY @ NORTH COAST DAIRY SPECTACULAR WITH NORCO If you’re heading to Lismore this week for the North Coast Dairy Spectacular, be sure to call In and speak to Doug from Rapid Spray on the Norco stand. One of the richest dairy cattle competitions in Australia, the Dairy Spectacular also brings 100’s of exhibitors and suppliers to the dairy industry for visitors to check out. Rapid Spray is exhibiting a great range of Spot Sprayer ..
19 Oct 2016 POSTED BY: Russell Firth
MEET & TEST DRIVE RAPID SPRAY @ ORANGE FIELD DAYS Rapid Spray is joining The Rural Centre at Orange National Field Days on site B 31 – 37. Australia’s oldest National Exhibition, this year brings over 600 exhibitors across 3 days from 20-22nd October. Make sure you call in and check out a great range of Spray units including a 600L 3 point linkage sprayer with a BRAND NEW tough poly boom, diesel tanks, small engine drive sprayers and Remote co ..
11 Oct 2016 POSTED BY: Russell Firth
Download the handy cleaning and contamination guide here! ( /images/News Blog Article Images/How to clean spray equipment table.pdf) It might be a thankless chore, but learning how to clean your spray equipment properly after use is certainly worth the effort. Traces of herbicide can have devastating consequences if spray equipment is not properly cleaned after use. Whole crops can be severely damaged or destroyed by small concentrations of residual chemical. In order to prevent this ..