BA Pumps & Sprayers Unveils Groundbreaking LM Linkage Sprayer Range with Fully Hydraulic M Boom at Southern Field Days

14 February 2024
LM Series Spraying
Available now from selected BA Pumps & Sprayers dealers.

BA Pumps & Sprayers, a leading innovator in spraying equipment, has today (14th February) launched its latest cutting-edge product, the LM Linkage Sprayer with fully hydraulic M-fold Boom.

This all-new spraying solution is a game changer offering unparalleled efficiency, safety, and productivity for kiwi farmers, operating in almost any terrain. 

Mark Harris, General Manager of BA Pumps & Sprayers, is excited about what the new range can offer kiwi farmers and said: “It’s not often you can launch a sprayer which provides such a step change in performance and value, but with our 35 years of researching, developing and manufacturing sprayers we are proud to have done just that with the introduction of the LM Linkage Sprayer and M Boom series. We believe this innovative solution will set a new benchmark for pasture and crop spraying for farmers, providing them with a tool to get the job done quicker, easier, and safely.” 

“The LM Linkage Sprayer with M Boom represents a productivity step change, allowing farmers to halve their spraying time. It’s a world-first design, uniquely crafted in New Zealand for New Zealand’s local conditions, prioritising safety, efficiency, and extreme durability.” 

Harris emphasises the significance of the LM Series

Key Features of the LM Series: 

The LM Series introduces a host of features designed to enhance the spraying experience for farmers, including: 

  • 900 and 1150 Litre tank sizes available 
  • T-Shape Tank: The unique tank shape reduces mud and debris collecting on controls and access areas, while ensuring weight is distributed forward for optimal performance. 
  • Ergonomic Operator Station: Chemical loading is made easy with a built-in waste height induction hopper, enhancing operational efficiency. 
  • Built-In Flush Tank and Hand Wash Tank: Prioritising operator safety, these features ensure the pump and lines are easy to clean, maintaining the integrity of the spraying system. 
  • Bertolini 75-Litre POLY Pumps: Liquid fertiliser ready, offering versatility for various agricultural applications. 
  • 3-Section In-Cab Electric Control: Enables on/off and pressure adjustment on the move, providing flexibility and control for the operator. 
  • Auto Rate, GPS, and ISOBUS Ready Upgrades: Available for advanced functionality, keeping the LM Series at the forefront of precision agriculture. 

Key Features of the M Boom*: 

The M Boom, available exclusively on the LM Series, is a game-changer offering full wing lift and hydraulic fold functionality from just 2 hydraulic remotes.  Features include: 

  • Available in 12 and 10m variants.  Cover up to 18m with optional factory fitted fence line kit. 
  • Fully Hydraulic Fold Operation: With no operator intervention needed, boom open and close is provided from the tractor seat, optimising efficiency. 
  • M Folding Mechanism with Full Wing Lift: A patent-pending feature operated by only 2 tractor remotes, enables farmers including those with rolling country to enjoy the productivity benefits of a 12m boom 
  • Built-In Flush Tank and Hand Wash Tank: Prioritising operator safety, these features ensure the pump and lines are easy to clean, maintaining the integrity of the spraying system. 
  • Built-in Breakaways: Enhances safety by clearing obstacles during operation, preventing damage to the equipment
  • Smooth Outer Shape: Minimises fence hook-ups, ensuring a smooth and uninterrupted spraying process.  
  • Easy to Operate: Designed to enhance productivity on rolling terrain, the M Boom makes spraying operations seamless and efficient.

“We believe we are offering something so unique to the market that we are currently in the process of patenting many features of this product – meaning you won’t find anything else like it,” Harris continues. 

For farmers seeking a sprayer that embodies innovation, efficiency, and durability, the LM Linkage Sprayer with M Boom is the solution that sets a new industry standard, and they won’t have far to look with the new sprayer hitting the road and heading to the BA Stand at all the regional Field Day and National Fielday events. 

“Field Days are a great way to connect with farmers and we’re excited that we can take our product out to market for a grand unveiling – We can’t wait to see what everyone thinks,” added Harris. 

To find out more visit the BA Stand at the Regional Field Days in Waimumu, Dargaville, and Feilding over the next few weeks, and Mystery Creek in June.