Airborne Custom Spraying offers aerial crop services to manage the yield-robbing threats to your crops in spite of unfavorable field conditions.
“The most important chemistry in the tank is timing.”
Aerial application is a critical component of high-yield agriculture. By utilizing crop protection products, maximum crop yields are achieved from fewer acres. The increased efficiency of aerial application, as well as, the overall effectiveness are two benefits that farmers accomplish when using this method. The challenges that are present when ground applying product, such as wet fields, are able to be avoided when applying the product by air. Pests or disease are threats that can be addressed quickly with aerial application, because in situations like these, timing is critical.
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Air Tractor, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of agricultural aircraft, supply the rigid equipment our team needs to get the job done. Our commercially licensed applicators operate 500-gallon Air Tractor’s, also known as the industry’s workhorse. This exceptional aircraft is equipped with precise tools to ensure the product is applied accurately each pass. As there are multiple benefits aerial application can provide, absolutely no soil compaction and under-canopy coverage are strong advantages that can secure higher yields.
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• Keep up with your application timing schedule with our quick response time.
• Provide the ability to spoon feed fungicides and nutritionals in precise application windows.
• Aerial application provides effective canopy penetration and thorough coverage on both sides of the leaves due to wing loading.
• Access your crop directly without ground ruts in adverse ground conditions due to weather.
• Continue to be able to apply products regardless of equipment height limitations due to plant height.
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Apply to Target Areas – the aerial advantage: The above illustration demonstrates applications on the same field, same day, with the same weather conditions. The water-sensitive paper provides a visual comparison between droplet spectrums. In addition, the aerial applied portion is proving a more effective coverage under the canopy of the plant – where disease commonly starts.
Click on the video which highlights the affect of wing loading. The aerial crop spraying benefit will overturn the leaves allowing product to adhere to the top and bottom of the leaves.