FSOOTY 2019 finalist Mark Jelley

Experienced operator embraces technology

Mark Jelley, who works at Courteenhall Farm, Northampton, reached the FSOOTY final on his first attempt. Although he has been operating a sprayer for more than 30 years, he says his enthusiasm for the job has never waned and he is keen to embrace technology and learn more.

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Vicon Tops for Tips

Ei Operator has teamed up with Vicon UK to give sprayer operators the chance to win one of a selection of Vicon branded clothing. By simply submitting a ‘Top Tip’ about best spraying practice, operators will be entered into the competition to win an item of their choice. The first 10 entries that are chosen […]

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Simon Bailey 2019 FSOOTY winner

Meet the 2019 FSOOTY winner

Simon Bailey from Norman Court Contracting from near Salisbury, Wilts is the 2019 Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year. His 20 years’ spraying experience, superb organisational skills and many clever ideas pushed him to the top of a strong field of contenders in this year’s close fought competition.

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