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Chemical Recirculation

November 3, 2021
Posted by Dura123

With input shortages and high prices, you want to make sure you get the best possible performance out of your chemicals.  Many pesticides that have multiple active ingredients and some that only have one active ingredient will require chemical recirculation.  Any pesticide formulation that contains atrazine will call for recirculation.  Pesticide formulations may have built-in […]

Managing the Supply Chain: An Interview with Dura Products President, Patrick Molter

October 25, 2021
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We’ve all seen the news…supply chains are a mess and not getting any better and the ag industry has certainly not been exempted.  Everything from herbicide to half-million-dollar tractors are in short supply these days due to labor challenges, shipping delays, and raw material shortages.  Dura’s marketing department spoke to President and CEO, Patrick Molter […]

Tackling the Rising Cost of Herbicide

September 21, 2021
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A recent article from details the ever increasing cost of fighting weeds.  According to recent data cited in the piece, over the last decade the cost of herbicide for corn has risen about $15 per acre.  The number is closer to $30 per acre for soy beans.  Bob Hartzler, retired Extension weed specialist for […]

Dura-ABS™ DI Automated Direct Injection System vs. the Mixmate, QuickDraw and Pit Stop

September 2, 2021
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Dura-ABS™ DI Automated Direct Injection System vs. the Praxidyn Mixmate, the QuickDraw, and the Pit Stop   Comparison Chart: How does the DI stack up against the Mixmate, QuickDraw and Pit Stop?   As the article from that we shared last week says, Early Order Warnings are No Joke!  With price increases and shortages […]

Dura Products Website Resources

August 23, 2021
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Dura Products Website Resources   When is the last time you took a look around Dura Products website resources?  If it’s been a while, look again!  We have updated the website with new features to help you get the most out of your Dura Products Equipment.  Below are some features you’ll want to check out. […]

Planning for the Farm Labor Shortage

August 9, 2021
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Planning for the Farm Labor Shortage   Farmers continue to face a farm labor shortage.  According to a recent article at, Igino Cafiero, co-founder and CEO of Bear Flag Robotics said, “One of the biggest challenges farmers face today is the availability of skilled labor to execute time-sensitive operations that impact farming outcomes. Autonomy […]

Maintenance Program Now Open!

August 5, 2021
Posted by Dura123

Dura-Products’ 2-Year Maintenance Program is Now Open! Now that planting season has wrapped up, summer and fall is the perfect time to get your equipment ready for next season.  If you have Dura Products pumps or meters that are less than two years from their manufacture date, be sure to take advantage of our industry […]

Seal Compatibility

August 2, 2021
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How to Choose the Right Seal for Your Herbicide Pump or Flow Meter   Confused as to which seal you should consider for your herbicide pump or flow meter to achieve chemical seal compatibility?   Dura Products offers 3 unique Seal types for our Dura-Pump™, Dura-ABS™Auto Batch System and Dura-Meter™ :  EPDM, VITON® & SILICONE.   […]

How Durable is a Dura-Meter

July 26, 2021
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How Durable is a Dura-Meter™?   Have you ever wondered just how durable a Dura-Meter™ actually is?  Recently, our repairs department received the meter below and our veteran repairs technician, Chris, made a bet with one of our newer employees, Colin, that the meter would still come on and function.   Sure enough, Chris replaced the […]

Dura-ABS™ DI Automated Direct Injection Competitive Comparison

February 9, 2021
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Dura-ABS™ DI Automated Direct Injection System Competitive Comparison   Sprayer Filling System Comparison Chart   In an article on, comparing ways to increase productivity without increasing driving speed, Tom Wolf noted that “For the base condition…less than half the time (48%) was spent spraying…Decreasing load time from 20 to 10 minutes…was the productivity winner, […]


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