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Comment Period for Sulfonylurea Herbicides Extended

Comment Period for Sulfonylurea Herbicides Extended.   EPA has re-opened the comment period on the proposed interim decision for 22 sulfonylurea herbicides. The comment period will be open until November 14, 2016. To read this Federal Register notice, go to

Helicopter aptly suited for tebuthiuron pellet applications

by Graham Lavender According to the U.S. Forest Service, the United States has about 770 million acres of rangelands. Over half is owned by private individuals. The federal government is responsible for management of approximately 43% of those rangelands, while

Trouble with Stubble

Trouble with crop residues and stubble is getting worse. Residue management is one of the biggest problems facing no-till farmers today. Crops have more biomass because of better breeding, higher carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, plus the increasing use

Allianz warns of drone risks

More drones in the skies raise a number of new safety concerns, ranging from collisions and crashes to cyber-attacks and terrorism, according to a risk report from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). “There have already been enough incidents and

A mixed bag for the 2016 spray season

The 2016 season is coming to a somewhat close for many operators and pilots (end of August) throughout the world. The results are all over the board, but for most – as you will read below, a slight downturn in

PAASS program set to begin 19th year of presentations

NAAA and NAAREF’s premiere agricultural aviation program kicks off its 19th season of PAASS educational programs starting this month and continuing into 2017 at state and regional conventions around the country. NAAREF and its PAASS Program Development Committee strive to

Ag aviation in Maine

Located in the New England region of the United States, Maine is the easternmost state and the northernmost east of the Great Lakes. It is known for its jagged, rocky coastline, low, rolling mountains, heavily forested interior and scenic waterways;

Thrush Aircraft’s Feeding The World Tour stops at Air Repair Open House

Thrush Aircraft continued their Feeding The World Tour with a stop at Air Repair in Cleveland, MS. The dual cockpit 510G was on hand for demonstrations, as well as representatives from GE, SATLOC and Thrush. The event was hosted by Air

Pete Lewis, long-time Thrush test pilot, passes

-Guyton- Mr. Daniel R.”Pete” Lewis Jr., 68, went to his eternal resting place on Friday, September 23, 2016, at his residence surrounded by his loving family and friends. Pete volunteered for service in the United States Army in 1969, completed

DynaNav delivers new solutions for aerial application guidance and control

“Simple by Design – Flexible in Application” As an aviation technology company, DynaNav delivers modern and productive solutions to fulfill the current demands of the aerial application industry. The best way to know where to concentrate the technology advancement is

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