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  • Birtle Crop-Dusters add Firefighting to Their Profile

    Birtle Crop-Dusters add Firefighting to Their Profile0

    A Birtle-area crop-duster is getting into the firefighting business. Randy and Janet Sandstrom have expanded their crop-dusting business to now offer aerial firefighting assistance to local fire departments. They are the proud owners of a serial No. 1 from Thrush Aircraft, a single cockpit plane with a switchback fire gate, the first-of-its-kind, multi-purpose aircraft capable of assisting

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  • Helping Farmers Produce Food and Fiber for the World

    Helping Farmers Produce Food and Fiber for the World0

    Farming is complex and ever evolving. And once farmers have their crops in the ground, they protect their investment through aerial application, or crop dusting, of pesticides, fungicides and fertilizers. Locally, Benoit Aerial Spraying Inc. in Kankakee helps farmers produce food and fiber for the world. “Whether it’s fertilizing crops, killing bugs or taking care

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