The evolution of Aerial Application (by CropLife)

Aerial application, or what was formerly referred to as crop dusting, involves spraying crops with crop protection products from an agricultural aircraft such as Air Tractors. It also involves planting certain types of seed, applying fertilizers and seeding for cover crops. The evolution of aerial application has changed significantly in the last decade with the advent of technology and innovation of sensors and crop imagery.

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The link below will show you a great article by CropLife that highlights some of these aspects:

CropLife Aerial Application Report