Seven Trailing Shoe Applicators (Part 1)

The idea of introducing legislation to prevent the use of splash plates on slurry tankers has been mooted for some time now. Of the alternatives, a trailing shoe applicator is one of the more interesting options and the subject of this month’s practical test

Talk of rules and regulations requiring slurry to be spread closer or even directly on the ground is not just for UK and Irish farmers. It is also a hot topic of discussion in Germany and the reason why our sister magazine assembled seven tankers, equipped with different makes of trailing shoe applicators including the unfamiliar marque of Stapel, for this practical test. The full line-up is .......