• Auto Spray and Variable Rate Prescription Tests0

    James Pottage, Provincial Airways Doug Mackay, Bayer CropScience Inc. Lai Nguyen, AG-NAV Inc. The practice of variable rate treatments (VRT) has been around for some time and applied in ground precision farming. However the adoption of VRT is still limited for aerial agricultural applications. VRT can apply to seeds, crop protection (CP), or fertilizer. Farmers

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  • Harvey, Irma and Maria affect ag operators0

    Two historical events happened this past summer when two hurricanes, Harvey and Irma, within two weeks of each other made landfall on U.S. crops and a third hurricane, Maria, broadsided U.S. Territory Puerto Rico. All caused incalculable damage to crops in southeast Texas, south Florida extending up the west coast and throughout Puerto Rico. How

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  • Air Tractor Showcases First PPG E-coat System for Aircraft OEM0

      Olney, Texas, Nov. 2, 2017 – Air Tractor today hosted aerospace industry representatives, elected dignitaries, Air Tractor dealers and members of the media at its agricultural aircraft manufacturing facilities in Olney, Texas, to see operation of the first electrocoat primer system for full-scale original-equipment aircraft parts manufacturing. Celebrating the groundbreaking event with Air Tractor

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