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Synonyms for crop-dusting

the dispersion of fungicides or insecticides or fertilizer on growing crops (often from a low-flying aircraft)

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DJI, the world leader in unmanned aerial vehicle technology, announced the launch of a smart, crop-dusting agricultural drone.
The Environmental Protection Agency and National Park Service are using a modified crop-dusting aircraft to help restore vegetation to a Pennsylvania Superfund site along the Appalachian Trail, EPA Region 3 reports.
We blocked farming equipment, tractors, irrigation pipes, fertilizers, pesticides, repair parts for helicopters used for crop-dusting, material to make yogurt and mill flour, and we stopped contracts to have wheat milled outside the country.
He added that the ministry is scheduled to start receiving the anti-pest crop-dusting copters during the first quarter of next year.
Especially when the only person brave enough to take me is 69-year-old entertainer Omar Ragnarsson - in a plane that looks like it could have been in the crop-dusting scene in the 1959 film North By Northwest.
Not too far away, Maria (Tessa Ia) is distraught when her father crashes his crop-dusting airplane.
In the third plot strand, a Mexican teenager is sent to America on a special mission by her father, who's just been injured in a crop-dusting accident.
Not too far away, Maria (Tessa Ia) is distraught when her father Santiago (Danny Pino) crashes his crop-dusting airplane into a field.
OXNARD -- A crop-dusting helicopter crash-landed in pieces in an Oxnard strawberry field Tuesday morning, but the pilot walked away from the wreckage uninjured.
On August 1, IDALS suspended the commercial pesticide applicator license of the crop-dusting company that applied the fungicide; an administrative law judge later revoked the license.
In which Hitchcock film is Cary Grant attacked by a crop-dusting aircraft?
Jim McTaggart, whose work has included crop-dusting in Texas and mercy flights to Sudan, has created an ash dispersal system to prevent the remains being blown back into the plane.
Commercial jet manufacturer Embraer recently announced that its subsidiary Industria Aeronautica Neiva has received type certification from Brazilian aviation regulating agency Centro Tecnico Aeroespacial (CTA) for its ethanol-fueled Ipanema crop-dusting aircraft.
There is his design for the first ever crop-dusting equipment, along with the machinery that first made music sampling possible.
Economy Pest Control appeared at state fairs, moved mail from post office to post office and frequently found work crop-dusting.