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NSTS Sprayer Testing

The Sustainable Use Directive (SUD)* requires all pesticide application equipment to be tested by the relevant dates. Keep your sprayer up to date.

a. First test due before the sprayer is 5 years old

b. Re-test every 3 years

a. Must be checked on a regular basis by a competent person

b. Make any repairs necessary

c. Keep a record of the inspection - a knapsack checklist is available from the NSTS website

a. Annual testing for sprayers over 3 metres and air blast sprayers

b. Annual testing of granular nematicide applicators

c. All other equipment to SUD timescales

*The legal requirements are contained in the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations 2012

Book your NSTS Sprayer Test today

  • Inspected on a regular basis by a competent person
  • Repair any faults found
  • Keep a record
  • Use the NSTS checklist

Keep your machinery up to date

Contact your local Agricar Aftersales team to book in today

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