Chemical Applicators Frequently Asked Questions

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What equipment is needed to apply herbicides?

A sprayer is typically used to apply herbicides to crops. Tractor Zoom features a variety of sprayers for sale including 3-point mounted, pull, and self-propelled. With a sprayer, the herbicide is distributed via a nozzle through the air to the targeted weed.

Many technical advancements have been made in the area of chemical application, including the use of computer vision and artificial intelligence to better target the weed vs. crop to use less chemicals and improve crop yield.

Where can I find chemical applicator equipment for sale?

Tractor Zoom currently features over 1279 pieces of chemical applicator equipment for sale from dealers and auctioneers around the country. Narrow down your search with our easy-to-use filters to find the exact make/model you’re looking for or view only the chemical applicator equipment in your state. From there, sort your search results based on what is closest to you, what has been most recently added, and much more.

What equipment dealers sell pesticide applicators near me?

You can access a full list of dealers that have chemical application equipment for sale in your region or state on Tractor Zoom.

How does chemical application in agriculture work?

Chemical application in agriculture is largely used to help farmers protect their crops and improve crop yield. Chemical applications help target the weeds, insects, fungus, bacteria, and disease that may damage a crop. Chemical application can also be used to apply nutrients, such as fertilizer, to help crops thrive.

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, by 2050 farmers will need to produce 60% more food to feed the world population. Chemical application is one tactic farmers use to not only help improve crop yields but protect them from unnecessary harm in order to meet this global challenge.

What companies manufacture chemical applicator equipment?

Tractor Zoom features over 200 makes of chemical application equipment but the most popular manufacturers include Ag-Chem, John Deere, Case IH, DMI, Hardi, Willmar, Terra-Gator, Spra-Coupe, RGator, Top Air, Blu-Jet, Redball, Fast, Bestway, Hagie, New Leader, Summers, Schaben, Demco, Ag Systems, Tyler, and more.

Does Tractor Zoom offer financing on chemical application equipment?

Tractor Zoom is not a bank, but we do help facilitate financing and loans for chemical applicator equipment with our industry-leading lenders. We offer a pre-approval process that presents you with interest rates and loan terms on chemical applicator equipment from multiple lenders. This allows you to select the best financing option that meets your needs.

What is the difference between an herbicide, pesticide, and insecticide?

Herbicides help prevent the growth of weeds, while pesticides help remove fungus, bacteria, insects, and plant diseases. Insecticides are also used to target specific types of insects that can cause damage to a crop.

Who sells used chemical applicator equipment near me?

Tractor Zoom partners with 600 auctioneers and 1291 dealer locations across the country. We feature all auctioneers in your region or equipment dealers near you that sell chemical application equipment on our website or you can simply complete a search for chemical application equipment and results will automatically populate with available chemical applicator equipment for sale that is closest to you.

What is my chemical application equipment worth?

The value of your chemical application equipment can vary based on its category, make, year, location, capacity, and hours of operation, among many other factors that are specific to the model. Understanding what equipment is worth is a challenge many farmers come across. In fact, 82% of the farmers we surveyed said it was their #1 pain point when buying and selling farm equipment.

With that challenge in mind, Tractor Zoom built a feature called Equipment Lists, which allows farmers to quickly and accurately gauge the value of their chemical applicator equipment (for FREE) based on its unique specifications. We leverage over $20B in equipment sales, and update our transaction data weekly, so farmers always have up-to-date auction and retail values to gauge what their chemical applicator equipment is worth in near, real-time.

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