THE sky was abuzz with the sound of low flying aviators near York recently as granular fertiliser was applied before the forecasted rains were due to hit the area.

Two yellow coloured Air Tractors were in operation – skimming the trees and dropping in low over the paddocks – with New Zealand-born pilots Cameron Shaw from Taumarunui, central North Island, and Nick Wyngaarden from Canterbury, South Island, making short work of the job.

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