March News: Behind the Scenes

At Aerospread, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our service – adopting new technology, making changes with weight and function in our planes, application software developments, and the like. This is all to provide accuracy for our farming clients, to keep application costs down, and to improve efficiencies, measurability and accountability. We have…

Aerospread – Update & A Very Merry Christmas!!

Wow nearly at the end of 2018 – and what a year it has been!!

Aerospread has grown hugely, from 10 staff to a whopping 16, with new Operations staff, Loader Drivers and Pilots!

We welcomed Pilot Pete Harding and newly appointed Manawatu Operations Manager, Warren Smith, when we purchased Griffin Ag Limited’s topdressing division. This has been an exciting time, with lots of new faces and new experiences. It has been a pleasure getting to know all our new clients, understanding their needs, and how we can best help.

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Aerospread – Autumn Update

Gidday Bruce here.

I’m waiting for the weather to clear for flying, so I thought I’d send a quick newsletter.

I’d have to say, this season has been one of the trickiest I’ve known in my 25 years of top-dressing!

As you’ll know November and December saw some very dry periods and we got a bit scared it may turn into full-on drought! Thankfully in late Jan the rain arrived – this meant that a lot of farmers were hanging onto stock. Stock prices were good – it’s great to see prices stay up after Christmas and farmers being rewarded for the efforts and commitment they give to the Ag industry!

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Drones in Rural Area

Flying drones is fun, but many people don’t realize how many aircraft and other low-flying planes share the skies with you. Its almost impossible to see drones from the air against the ground, This short video shows you the pilot’s perspective and the difficulty pilots have. Take a look and see why drone pilots have to do…