Tackling the Rising Cost of Herbicide

A recent article from AgWeb.com details the ever increasing cost of fighting weeds.  According to recent data cited in the piece, over the last decade the cost of herbicide for corn has risen about $15 per acre.  The number is closer to $30 per acre for soy beans.  Bob Hartzler, retired Extension weed specialist for […]

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Dura-ABS™ DI Automated Direct Injection System vs. the Praxidyn Mixmate, the QuickDraw, and the Pit Stop

Comparison Chart: How does the DI stack up against the Mixmate, QuickDraw and Pit Stop? As the article from FarmProgress.com that we shared last week says, Early Order Warnings are No Joke!  With price increases and shortages across the supply chain, NOW is the time to prepare for the 2022 season. If you are thinking […]

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Pump & Meter Solutions Website Resources

When is the last time you took a look around Pump & Meter Solutions website resources?  If it’s been a while, look again!  We have updated the website with new features to not only improve your shopping experience and add more items, but with other resources and information on the products we carry.  Below are […]

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Planning for the Farm Labor Shortage

Farmers continue to face a farm labor shortage.  According to a recent article at AgWeb.com, Igino Cafiero, co-founder and CEO of Bear Flag Robotics said, “One of the biggest challenges farmers face today is the availability of skilled labor to execute time-sensitive operations that impact farming outcomes. Autonomy offers a safe and productive alternative to […]

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Dura-Products’ 2-Year Maintenance Program is Now Open!

Now that planting season has wrapped up, summer and fall is the perfect time to get your equipment ready for next season.  Pump & Meter Solutions is proud to carry the full line of Dura Products Equipment, so we want to make sure you know that if you have Dura Products pumps or meters that […]

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How to Choose the Right Seal for Your Herbicide Pump or Flow Meter

Confused as to which seal you should consider for your herbicide pump or flow meter to achieve chemical seal compatibility? Dura Products offers 3 unique Seal types for our Dura-Pump™, Dura-ABS™Auto Batch System and Dura-Meter™ :  EPDM, VITON® & SILICONE. EPDM seals are good in steam applications and offer excellent chemical resistance to a variety of […]

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How Durable is a Dura-Meter™?

Have you ever wondered just how durable a Dura-Meter™ actually is?  Recently, our repairs department received the meter below and our veteran repairs technician, Chris, made a bet with one of our newer employees, Colin, that the meter would still come on and function.   Sure enough, Chris replaced the batteries and it came on and […]

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Dura-ABS™ DI Automated Direct Injection Competitive Comparison

Sprayer Filling System Comparison Chart In an article on Sprayers101.com, comparing ways to increase productivity without increasing driving speed, Tom Wolf noted that “For the base condition…less than half the time (48%) was spent spraying…Decreasing load time from 20 to 10 minutes…was the productivity winner, resulting in 62% of on-field time spraying.”  The Dura-ABS™ DI […]

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Using Section 179 to Make your Equipment Upgrades More Affordable

As we near the end of the year and begin thinking about taxes and about preparing for the upcoming planting season, now is a good time to consider purchasing any equipment you will need for the growing season.  Section 179 allows you to write off (deduct) the entire purchase price of qualifying equipment in the […]

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Dura-ABS DI Direct Injection System

Pump & Meter Solutions is proud to offer the Dura-ABS DI Direct Injection System. Check out the fully automated spray tender system on our video page! https://www.pumpandmeter.com/videos/ The Dura Auto-Batch System DI (Automated Direct Injection) works by direct injecting herbicides into the carrier flow while filling the sprayer. Check out the many videos of the […]

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