You may have flown in literal wars, but it didn't prepare you to battle your newest and most unforgiving enemy: Weevils.
Without Crop dusting, Millions Would Die
A lot of our pilots come from farming families, and there's a reason for that. These guys know firsthand how necessary crop dusting is: Without it, total agricultural production in the US would go down by 50 percent, otherwise known as literal mass famine. Losing California alone would cause food costs to skyrocket, and countless people to starve.
"Well, looks like we're eating another one of you this year.
Prepare your brothers and sisters for the tournament."
I'm one of those farm-born pilots: I remember one year as a kid, a pesticide run missed part of our wheat crop, and we lost almost all of it. We had enough money to stay afloat, but just barely. My parents' life savings were basically depleted by the end of that year. One tiny oversight and your whole livelihood is gone. Sure, some pilots think the money is good, and others just live for the thrill of playing chicken with Mother Earth, but I became a crop duster to save farms.
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Okay, maybe a little of it is because I legally get to do this everyday.
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