There are approximately 1,350 aerial application businesses in the United States and ... on commercial farms and nearly 100% of forest protection applications.


NAAA works to support the agricultural aviation industry which is made up of small businesses and pilots that use aircraft to aid ... of food, fiber and biofuel, in addition to protecting forestry and controlling health-threatening pests. ... Search NAAA's Find an Aerial Applicator database to find an aerial applicator near you.


Aerial application is often the safest, fastest and most efficient, and most economical ... while maintaining the same amount of forest cover as existed a century ago," said Dr. .... More than 90% own their own business and operate their aircraft.


Agricultural pilots must be able to mix and add chemicals for application, maintain ... Assist firefighters in the containment and extinguishing of forest fires; Mix and add ... You have to have a commercial pilot license through the Federal Aviation ...


Agricultural aviation consists of small businesses and pilots that use aircraft to ... of commercial crop protection applications – resulting in the aerial treatment of ... prevention of forest fires and public health threats, such as in the eradication of ...


Agricultural aviation operations ensure that our nation's farmers continue to supply our ... pests are controlled, and supporting the operations of local farms and businesses. ... Aerial applicators account for 100% of forest protection applications.


Mar 31, 2017 ... Although you may know them as crop dusters, aerial applicators would ... Forestry seeding, fertilizing and protection; Aerial firefighting; Weed mitigation ... Having grown up in Kerman, CA on her family's business Mid Cal Ag ...


Based in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Jonair provides aerial applications to growers ... the company applies crop protection products to forests in Eastern Canada. ... In addition to agricultural aerial applications, Jonair also protects forests and ...


Jun 22, 2012 ... Aerial application has a long and fascinating history. ... some of our own foods, crop yields for commercial farming will need to increase. .... the importance of aerial application to agriculture, forestry and the public welfare.