SpreadPoint spreading boom: Keeping it grounded

When we visited SpreadPoint for our 2019 driving impression, the business was just getting going with its trailed spreader range. Fast forward two years, and the Northern Ireland firm has developed a spreading boom. We caught up with the prototype

by Mervyn Bailey

31 May 2021

Grass and arable framers alike know the fundamental importance of lime to growing crops. Unfortunately, not all people living in the countryside appreciate the virtues of ground stone to the soil, especially when their home is blanketed in a plume of grey dust. So, with this 'potential conflict' in mind, several firms have developed auger-based booms, including relatively new lime spreader maker SpreadPoint.