Amazone AmaSelect Row: Hitting the spot

The banning of more chemicals, application rates curtailed and prices continuing to rise ... there's no let-up in the increasing pressure on pesticide use. Any good news? Amazone reckons that its new band spraying technology could work hand in hand with mechanical weeding to give famers more options

by Sonke Schulz

3 Aug 2021

Following its DLG Innovation Award at Agritechnica 2019, Amazone is already one sizeable step closer to bringing AmaSelect Row to the market — a feat that not all award winners achieve. The first prototypes were out in the field for the start of last season, and we caught up with one of the early units working in Germany to look at the system, see what the pitfalls are and learn about some novel future-thinking.