>Now if you are having problems with being
notified, before they spray. You send the BWE guys and the farmer that you
are living next to, a certified letter, stating that you would like to be
notified 24 hours in advance. You have to do this every year. If
they do not notify you, you have the right to notify the Texas Department of
I was wondering if you would have any comments
since I know that you farm (grin).
As I said, things have really changed as far as the
BWE folks being public oriented. Our problems are always when the
supervisor is ill or something such as that. After the fields
had to be sprayed a second day in a row (due to rain), the crop duster
pilot called me and introduced himself. He said that he would notify me 24-hours
in advance of any aerial application up wind from our house. He also said he
would forward my name and phone number to the other pilots/firms that spray in
our area so that they could notify me when they are going to
And, yep, I know that the compactors are called. If
things work out right, I'll try to capture
the cotton harvest with the digital camera. I might
even write about "spontaneous combustion."
Mary, it was good to hear from you. Are you all as dry as we are?