Environmental Policy

NAAA works to educate and affect congressional and federal agency decisions to ensure federal, environmental, and human safety policy pertaining to pesticide use takes into account the soundest science and professional techniques and technologies used by the aerial application community, as well as the benefits aerial application provides agriculture and the environment. These benefits include using technology to ensure precise applications of agricultural inputs; preventing topsoil runoff and crop damage as a result of spraying above the crop without  compacting the soil; and enabling crops to produce greater yields resulting in fewer acres of land needed for agricultural purposes—this allows for the preservation of large areas of sensitive and bio-diverse ecosystems and the sequestration of carbon in our environment.