• Snow S-2A Airplane Restoration Memorial Fund Seeks New Donations0

    Eight years ago, NAAA established the Kenny Hirsch & Brandon Carter S-2A Airplane Restoration Memorial Fund after Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch lost his 20-year-old son, Kenny Hirsch, in an accident. Kenny and his best friend Brandon Carter both lost their lives in a four wheeler-motorbike accident. The memorial fund was created as a special

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  • Tri-County Ag on display in Colorado3

    Editor’s Note: Often times, spectacular images appear in the many news feeds that AgAir Update monitors about agricultural aviation. Such was the case for these images captured by Laura Haywood of Mountain Girl Photography. Laura visually tells the story of Tri-County Ag, located in Wray, Colorado. Greg Allen, one of Tri County Ag’s pilots and

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  • God Uses Evil To Destroy Evil 0

      Then he (angel) said to me, “The waters which you saw, where the harlot sits, are peoples, multitudes, nations, and tongues” (Revelation 17:15). The angel explains to John the meaning of the water on which the woman (worldwide false religion) is sitting (Revelation 17:1). We could call this a sea of humanity that follows

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  • What’s Happening with Dicamba Drift?0

    What’s Happening with Dicamba Drift? By John Garr and Jerry Green, GarrCo Products Other than the news about the impending huge mergers, the biggest chemical news this summer has been about the large amount of drift from illegal applications of dicamba made on dicamba-tolerant soybeans. One reporter characterized it as a “scofflaw,” the blatant flouting

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  • NZ Agricultural Aviation Activity and Safety Update0

    NZ Agricultural Aviation Activity and Safety Update CHART Around 9,000 fewer agricultural flying hours have been reported for the first half of 2016 compared to 2015 in New Zealand. While some statistics returns are still to be submitted, it’s clear that there has been a significant reduction in activity in the sector for 2016 to

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  • EPA guidance on worker protection standard0

    EPA Guidance on How to Comply with the Revised Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides. EPA in conjunction with the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) is making available a guide to help users of agricultural pesticides comply with the requirements of the 2015 revised federal Worker Protection Standard. You should read this manual if you

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