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Ag Industry Unites to Help Crash Victim Clayton Bruton
On the morning of May 28, a young Texas ag pilot named Clayton Bruton was very seriously injured when the Piper PA-36 he was flying crashed from an apparent engine failure. Bruton, a fourth-generation pilot and third-generation ag pilot, is the son of Paul and Patricia Bruton of El Campo, Texas. He was just beginning his career as an ag pilot. Bruton's injuries required him to be transported by life flight helicopter to Houston where a medical team performed life-saving treatment.

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A family friend has started a GoFundMe page to donate for Clayton's medical expenses. For those wishing to donate, you can do so here

Final Vote Tally in Oregon Bans Aerial Application; Next Steps Being Planned

The final ballots in Lincoln County, Ore., have been counted and the majority of voters decided to effectively ban aerial application with a vote of 6,994 to 6,933-just a 61-vote difference. Even with a media campaign against the measure and strong opposition by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, ballot measure 21-177 passed with 50.2 percent of the vote.

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