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Work Starts on Drone Spraying Rules

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The PMRA does not allow crop protection products to be applied by aerial drones; experts say more research is needed

When the Canadian Aerial Applicators Association got wind that Don Campbell had been approved by Transport Canada to emit fluid from a drone, the group decided he needed to be stopped.

“Just because Transport Canada has approved them as an unmanned aircraft for flying, that does not mean that they have been approved by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency for crop applications of crop care products,” said CAAA executive director Shara Tardif.

The association then contacted the PMRA about Campbell’s approval, which was quickly rescinded.

Read more on this story at Producer.com

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