Aerial Seeding: Local Aviation and Agriculture Experts Allay Fears of Mid-Shore Citizens

Aerial Seeding: Local Aviation and Agriculture Experts Allay Fears of Mid-Shore Citizens

EASTON — If you see a low-flying small plane dipping below the treeline, swooping low over fields and looping back up sharply to do it again — don’t panic. It’s simply aerial agriculture. Small planes applying cover crops by air during late summer are nothing new to longtime residents of Talbot County, but for the

EASTON — If you see a low-flying small plane dipping below the treeline, swooping low over fields and looping back up sharply to do it again — don’t panic. It’s simply aerial agriculture.

Small planes applying cover crops by air during late summer are nothing new to longtime residents of Talbot County, but for the uninitiated, the sight can be unnerving.

Calls from panicked and even irate residents have been pouring into Easton Airport and local crop dusting operations. Unfamiliar with this rural phenomenon, some fear they’re seeing an imminent disaster or reckless behavior by daredevil pilots.

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