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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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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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NRoSO and BASIS points on EiO – what is available?

With the launch of Ei Operator comes a new choice of on-line CPD training, which City and Guilds have accredited with our very own category of NRoSO points. This means that sprayer operators can now earn points for on-line training that they couldn’t do before. You’ll find the new CPD points under category K on […]

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