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Published September 22, 2009, 07:59 AM

Crop dusting soars with new pesticides

The plane swoops down over a field, racing along at 140 mph only a few feet above the corn stalks before releasing its chemicals and pulling back into the sky. It seems a vestige of another era — or a scene from a classic film — but throughout the Midwest it’s an everyday summer occurrence.

By: By Michael J. Crumb, The Associated Press , The Jamestown Sun

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