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Has anyone done a side by side comparison between Y drops and single drop tubes?

Thinking about setting up the sprayer to apply some of our nitrogen on corn for next year. I’ve heard some say that single drop tubes give the same results as Y drops. What have you seen on your farm?


Verified FBN Member (ND)

N is a mobile nutrient. if you are wet single tubes every 60" might work but if you are dry and no moisture to wash the N in to the roots t...


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Verified FBN Member (MN)

We demoed a sprayer with y-drops at 60' and ran ours with drops every other row in side by side swaths. On about 60ac of comparison our eve...



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That was kind of my thoughts. We could run 90’ drop tubes and cover a lot more ground than 60’ with Y drops.

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