crop dusting


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crop dusting

n fumigación aérea
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They perform tasks deemed too dangerous, unfit, or inconvenient for humans ranging from undersea exploration and defense to aerial surveying; crop dusting; and, perhaps soon, daily package delivery.
Under Pearce, the airport thrived by providing crop dusting services, airplane sales, plane reconstruction, sky diving opportunities, and flight training, not to mention a small restaurant on site.
A pilot was killed when his plane crashed while crop dusting over a banana plantation in Monkayo town, Compostela Valley province on Saturday morning, police said.
CHC Group (OTC PINK: HELIQ) has announced the beginning of a year-long celebration of the operator's 70-year history since its beginning as a crop dusting operation in British Columbia in April of 1947, the company said.
Chemtrail spraying does not refer to usual forms of aerial spraying like crop dusting, cloud seeding or aerial fire-fighting, which are publically-acknowledged practices.
Now, it is difficult to find somewhere where pesticides aren't used -- from the can of bug spray under the kitchen sink to the airplane crop dusting acres of farmland, our world is filled with pesticides.
"There is no application of insecticides to get rid of this beetle; there's nothing like crop dusting. To the best of my knowledge, there is no technique proven to be effective for commercial distribution.
Using drones for crop dusting, pollution monitoring, or most search-and-rescue operations is unlikely to raise serious concerns.
Flying drones, assuming regulators like the FAA give their blessing, are likely to have a major impact on everything from farming (they're replacing planes for crop dusting) to delivery services (which is why Amazon is so interested in them; DHL is already using drones to make deliveries in Germany).
It is believed the small plane had been crop dusting when it crashed about 1km from the remote airstrip near Kilchattan Bay.
They are easy to use, especially in the form of pretreated seeds which allow farmers to forego crop dusting. As a neonic-treated seed grows, the toxin is absorbed by every part of the plant--roots, flowers, pollen, nectar ...