Welcome to NAAA’s Media section. A combination of open-access and premium content is available to NAAA members and visitors interested in the aerial application industry and the work NAAA is doing on its behalf. Please explore the following resources.
Agricultural Aviation Magazine: As the official magazine of the National Agricultural Aviation Association, Agricultural Aviation provides current information relevant to aerial application industry trends and regulations, scientific research and technology, as well as NAAA services and government relations efforts pertaining to the agricultural aviation industry.
NAAA eNewsletter: Filled with original reporting, the NAAA eNewsletter is a timely source for information affecting the aerial application industry and enables members to stay current on important issues impacting agricultural aviation. Available to members only.
Safety & Education Videos: NAAREF, NAAA’s sister organization, has produced a series of high-quality educational, safety and training videos that originally aired at a particular program or safety session. Some of those videos are now available for viewing on NAAA’s website to allow those in the aerial application industry to view and review the videos as often as necessary to keep the lessons in mind. Additional videos will be added as they become available. Available to members only.
100th Anniversary Press Room: On Aug. 3, 1921, an aerial crop dusting experiment spawned the birth of the agricultural aviation industry. To assist the media in their coverage of this momentous occasion and the industry in general, NAAA has set up a 100th Anniversary Press Room that contains photos, video b-roll and background material, including a 100-year timeline of agricultural aviation history and a pair of informational videos.
Media Center: The Media Center is your resource for the latest NAAA and industry updates. In addition to news releases and related content from NAAA, the Aerial Application in the News section showcases what other media outlets are writing and reporting about the industry.
NAAA Media Relations Kit: The NAAA Media Relations Kit is designed to provide guidance and materials for your use as an aerial applicator when communicating to the public, students, media and/or local, state or national officials about the industry’s value to food, fiber, forestry and bioenergy production. Available to members only.
Ride Along with Agriculture’s Air Force (Book): To commemorate agricultural aviation’s 100th anniversary, NAAA is pleased to present Agriculture’s Air Force: 100 Years of Aerial Application. NAAA’s meticulously sourced book is based on a collective history of the industry based on material from Agricultural Aviation magazine, AgAir Update, Low & Slow and other resources. Order your copy today!
Aerial Applicators’ Growing Role Videos (Downloadable Versions): Share the industry's legacy after a century of agricultural aviation with the public by downloading the 2-, 9- and 19-minute versions of NAAA's documentary “Aerial Applicators’ Growing Role: 100 Years of Aerial Application” to play at public events such as school or club presentations, community fairs, air shows, etc. Available to members only.
Aerial Application 101 Presentation: NAAA is pleased to provide members with a presentation that provides an overview of the ag aviation industry and the vital role aerial applicators have in helping to produce a safe, affordable and abundant supply of food, fiber and biofuel. Available to members only.
Industry Surveys: NAAA periodically conducts surveys about the agricultural aviation industry. The surveys in this section provide an excellent biographical sketch of the industry, aiding in registering crop protection products for aerial use and enabling NAAA to gain a firm grasp on how best to focus and prioritize programs to benefit the agricultural aviation industry. Surveys available to members only.
Agricultural Aviation Curriculum Guides: This set of elementary (K–5) and secondary (6–12) curriculum guides are designed to introduce the agricultural aviation industry to educators and students. They contain a variety of activities and lesson plans that teachers and 4-H leaders can use to help students learn about the meaningful role agricultural aviation plays in their lives.