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Lawn Care Corner: Scion Insecticide Offers Long Lasting Protection Under the Sun

Sponsored Content When your customers call your company looking for pest control, they want results fast. Scion insecticide with UVX technology offers broad-spectrum control that lasts. Scion liquid insecticide’s active ingredient gamma-cyhalothrin kills insects by contact and can knock down pests such as mosquitos, ants, spiders, ticks and cockroaches in minutes. This product can be […]

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Lawn Care Corner: Cultivating Marketing and Branding Excellence

If you aren’t happy with your lawn care company’s current marketing and branding, remember you have to start somewhere. “Any downtime is a good opportunity to revisit the brand, but any major changes to the brand need to be thought out and done slowly,” says Vince Torchia, vice president of The Grow Group. “Constantly changing […]

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Lawn Care Corner: Wrapping Up Loose Ends for the Season

With only one month left on the calendar before it’s time to close the books on 2021, now is the time to be bringing it home on some final lawn care practices. Ben Hamza, Ph.D., product development associate director with FMC Professional Solutions, weighs in on the best practices for these final fall tasks before winter. […]

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Featured Content

The Agronomist: What Weed Killer Should I Use to Kill This Weed? Try Healthy Turf

The lawn in the foreground is 100 percent crabgrass while the lawn in the background has virtually none.

I have a stunning admission to make. I love lawn weeds. I know, I know. You don’t need to tell me. Failure to control weeds is the number one reason that lawn care customers cancel their services. And yes, I have battled the dastardly dandelion and the crafty clover in lawns for years. Most of […]

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Setting Realistic Expectations for Organic Lawn Care Clients

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Organic is quite the buzzword lately and customers may approach you about organic lawn care services when they are trying to be more organic in other aspects of their life as well. “I will say that organic to one customer might mean something different to another customer,” says Palmer Higgins, president of Mainely Grass, based […]

The post Setting Realistic Expectations for Organic Lawn Care Clients appeared first on The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

Lawn Care Corner: Scion Insecticide Offers Long Lasting Protection Under the Sun

Sponsored Content When your customers call your company looking for pest control, they want results fast. Scion insecticide with UVX technology offers broad-spectrum control that lasts. Scion liquid insecticide’s active ingredient gamma-cyhalothrin kills insects by contact and can knock down pests such as mosquitos, ants, spiders, ticks and cockroaches in minutes. This product can be […]

The post Lawn Care Corner: Scion Insecticide Offers Long Lasting Protection Under the Sun appeared first on The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals.


Legislative and Regulatory News

Bayer Announces Withdrawl of Glyphosate from Lawn and Garden Market

In a press release issued Thursday, Bayer updated their five-point plan to bring closure to litigation surrounding the herbicide glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup. The company is seeking a Supreme Court decision that would review the Hardiman decision in California that found that the herbicide was responsible for causing lymphoma in a man who used Roundup as part of his job as a groundskeeper and Bayer failed to adequately warn consumers that the product […]

Pesticide Safety Educator Meet, Discuss Future of IPM, Other Issues

Over two years after initial planning commenced, the 2021 Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training meeting finally took place in Denver, Colorado this week. The goal of the PACT meeting is to provide State Lead Agencies (SLAs) and Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) staff and other stakeholders with the most up-to-date regulatory information to support implementation and compliance […]

NALP Submits Comments to EPA on Modifications to the Minimum Risk Pesticide Listing Programs

This week, NALP staff submitted suggestions to EPA on how the agency might improve the process of granting exemptions to pesticides registration requirements. Known as the 25(b) products, these minimum risk pesticides have been determined to present little risk to humans and the environment. NALP comments focused upon lack of efficacy testing, public perceptions of safety, and […]