The Nebraska Aviation Trades Association (NATA) is a non-profit state trade association which represents the aerial application industry in Nebraska.
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How Ag Aviation Helps the Entire U.S. Economy
Ag Aviation is crucial to the entire U.S. economy through several avenues. First, Ag Aviation can apply products to fields when the application is needed, without ground compaction issues. Second, using Ag Aviation helps increase the yield of the crop. Finally, Ag Aviation can execute tasks that would otherwise be impossible through the agility of the application, which can impact public health. These Ag Aviation functions directly impact the U.S. economy, especially as the ag industry seeks more efficient ways to feed a growing population. Read Justin's entire essay in The NATA Voice
The Agricultural Revolution marked the most significant turning point in the history of mankind. Today, only 2% of the United States’ population lives on a farm or ranch (a statistic from the American Farm Bureau Federation); this equates to less than 650,000 people who work to feed the continuously growing world population. Without agriculture aviation, this decreasing amount of farmers would have an incredibly difficult time in achieving this goal. Agriculture aviation is not only important to the food aspect of agriculture; it is also crucial in the production of biofuels, fibers, and livestock.. Read Mia's entire essay in The NATA Voice
2018 NATA Membership
The Nebraska Aviation Trades Association (NATA) is a non-profit state trade association which represents the aerial application industry in Nebraska. Membership Application Form
NATA is an organization founded for the purpose of serving the interests of aviation related businesses in Nebraska. Representing almost 200 agricultural aviation operators, NATA also serves members from allied industries supplying ag aircraft owners and operators. Read more about us.
If you are interested in having your planes tested, please let me konw. You can either call me at 308-830-3086 or visit my website at agrisprayconsulting.com to request a patttern test. BASF’s sponsorship of Operation S.A.F.E. here in Nebraska provides operators and pilots a great opportunity to make sure their applications are efficient and uniform. I would like to again thank BASF for their support of the program, and thank GarrCo Products for donating the dye. I hope to see a number of you this summer, and please have a SAFE spray season!
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