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PODCAST: Ag in the Air

Vernon Caviness has been an agriculture aviator or cropduster pilot since 1998. For the past eight years he has worked for Bell Ag Service in Des Arc. In this conversation he discusses how the recent river flooding affected their business, the challenges flight services face and why, despite some inherent dangers, he plans to continue flying ag planes for years to come. See photos from our visit to Bell Ag Service below.

Vernon Caviness in his plane

Vernon Caviness
Agriculture Pilot
Bell’s Ag Service
Des Arc, Arkansas

Photos of Ag Pilots in Action

Cropduster in the air

Cropduster ready for takeoff

Cropduster over field