NSTS

Slug Pellet Applicator Testing

The National Sprayer Testing Scheme (NSTS) conducts inspections of pesticide application equipment in the UK. Our engineer, qualified to the National Proficientcy Test Council Level 3 Certificate in Sprayer Examining, will conduct the test

NSTS Benefits

  • Requirement of SUD- if equipment is less than 5 years old needs testing by its 5th anniversary and ¬†inspections every 6 years thereafter.
  • Crop assurance protocols may require more frequent testing
  • Promotes best practice to have your machine tested for each product applied
  • Confirms width of spread to avoid contamination of watercourses
  • Pellet manufacturers can supply dummy product to use during the test
  • Easily conducted on farm