• Nebraska Ag Pilot Gives Rides to Vets

    Nebraska Ag Pilot Gives Rides to Vets0

    It was raining on the day a pilot from San Antonio came up to Nebraska to give rides in his old airplane. Scott DeLong was grounded at the Fairmont airfield, too. The Nebraska crop duster and the retired F-16 fighter pilot started talking. Hangar flying, DeLong called it last week during a lull at Farmers

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  • RED Aircraft Brings Lucrative Opportunities to the US Agricultural Sector

    RED Aircraft Brings Lucrative Opportunities to the US Agricultural Sector0

    German aircraft piston-engine manufacturer RED Aircraft is all set to make a game-changing impact on the global agricultural sector, with its high efficiency and low fuel consumption engine. In collaboration with its US partner A&C AG Aviation Inc, the company is preparing to introduce its RED A03 engine to the US Agricultural market. September 5,

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  • 200 Million Pounds of Plastic Recycled By Ag Initiative

    200 Million Pounds of Plastic Recycled By Ag Initiative0

    Since 1992, the Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC) has collected the 200 million pounds of high density polyethylene (HDPE) for recycling. The milestone was announced in September. To illustrate this impact, ACRC equated the total number to a football field full of compacted plastic jugs stacked 481 feet high, or it is equivalent to 2.5 gallon jugs

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  • Five Facts You Need to Know About Aerial Application and UAVs

    Five Facts You Need to Know About Aerial Application and UAVs1

    ALEXANDRIA, VA – SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 – Over the last few years, the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA)has consistently needed to set the record straight about inaccurate and/or misleading claims made about how Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology can act as a wholesale replacement to manned aircraft applying crop protection products. NAAA believes UAV application

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  • Air Tractors Buzz the Skies

    Air Tractors Buzz the Skies0

    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

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  • Crop Hopes Soar Above Obstacles

    Crop Hopes Soar Above Obstacles0

    An exceptionally wet summer has local farmer Dick Works “cautiously” optimistic about potential harvests this fall. Farmers are not ready to turn the page on 2019, despite an array of obstacles. Low-flying crop dusters have been a common sight in Allen County in recent days. The cause for concern is worms. Read more on this

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