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Flying Through Danger; Life of Crop Dusting Pilots

HPM-CROPDUST2A pilot for Earl’s Flying Service sprays chemicals in southeast Missouri (Courtesy Mike Lee)

Crop dusting pilots are the adrenaline junkies of the farm world. They whizz through the air and fly under power lines to apply seeds and pesticides to farm fields.  It’s a high-tech industry now, but it’s still a dangerous job.  Jacob McCleland, of Harvest Public Media, has more. 


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