• ADS-B is Drone Repellent

    ADS-B is Drone Repellent0

    Protect Yourself and Equip If you’re involved in aviation in any way, there are two topics this year that are nearly inescapable.  The first topic is Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B). The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) ADS-B mandate looms with now just weeks until the deadline of January 1, 2020 arrives, and they and all of

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  • Pilots Put Their Equipment to the Test

    Pilots Put Their Equipment to the Test0

    MOSES LAKE — One by one the pilots took off, circled, lined up on the bright pink spot in the field on Road 7 Northeast and came in low — after all, that’s what aerial applicators (otherwise known as crop dusters) do. It was a test. “We’re testing for uniformity and swath width for these

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  • Dept Plans to Roll Out Agriculture in Aviation Project Next Year

    Dept Plans to Roll Out Agriculture in Aviation Project Next Year0

    THE Department of Agriculture and Livestock (DAL) intends to roll out its Agriculture in Aviation project to transport farm produce directly from the farmers to overseas markets in June next year.Project director Jerry Karl said the project was designed to provide farmers with a “guaranteed market and better price especially for farmers in the rural

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  • Deer Tests Positive For EEE in Allegan County

    Deer Tests Positive For EEE in Allegan County0

    ALLEGAN COUNTY, Mich. — The Allegan County Health Department confirmed a deer tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) on Saturday, adding an additional area in the county that will receive aerial spraying. Health officials said this is the first confirmed case of EEE in an animal or human in Allegan County. As of Saturday, Sept.

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  • It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s an Ecological Field Study!

    It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s an Ecological Field Study!0

    Insects that strip the leaves from trees are a major economic liability for temperate forests around the world. One such insect, the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar), defoliates to the tune of $3.2 billion every year in North America. And scientists expect an increase in defoliator outbreaks due to climate change. This may mean an uptick

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  • BLM to Conduct Aerial Weed Treatments in Sweetwater County

    BLM to Conduct Aerial Weed Treatments in Sweetwater County0

    ROCK SPRINGS– The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Desert District will administer weed treatments on 3,000 acres of cheatgrass in and around the Currant Creek drainage near Rock Springs, from October 7 – October 11, 2019. This is one of the most prolific concentrations of cheatgrass in the High Desert district. Read more on

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