November 25, 2014
Thompson Landscape of Plano, TX, acquires Budget Lawn Care, also in Plano.
The 14 most popular “contractor-grade” products in the Green Industry Pros Product Guide in 2014.
Bill 52-14 in Montgomery County, MD, would ban use of “non-essential” pesticides on public and private lawns.
Exmark Mfg. Co. Inc.
Exmark Stand-On Spreader Sprayer features Lean-to-Steer controls, which give operators the ability to easily steer and control forward or reverse speed with one hand.
Bayer Environmental Science
Specticle Total is formulated to kill existing weeds and prevent new ones for up to six months, reducing the need for retreatments.
October 23, 2014
Toro's TimeCutter zero-turn mower now offered with steering wheel; stand-on sprayer/spreader designed for easy one-handed steering.
October 10, 2014
Researchers at the Center for Turfgrass Science at the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station have been looking to create grass breeds that are more environmentally friendly and resilient.
XXpire is a new ornamental insecticide with two new active ingredients that control both chewing and sap-feeding insects.
September 2, 2014
Former BASF exec, Dan Carrothers, opens Weed Man Houston with 22 territories, largest franchisee to date in Weed Man USA family.
Engage Agro USA
Engage Agro to Distribute Water-Dispersible Fungicide and Animal Repellent
Promote turf and landscape health, compost leaves, offer specials on outdoor landscape elements.
August 14, 2014
FMC to develop Disarm Fungicide and Xonerate Herbicide from Arysta LifeScience.
Doctor in New York says pesticides can damage developing nervous systems; second doctor says “not so fast”.
August 5, 2014
After late start to spring, Scotts LawnService Sales up 3% in April-June.
July 23, 2014
Fertigation with waste water containing some nitrates has resulted in healthy turfs, but could require more testing.
Arkion Life Sciences
FlightControl Plus is formulated to deter geese with the removal of their trusted food source.
July 7, 2014
Koch Agronomic Services LLC has acquired the turf and ornamental assets, brands and product technologies of Agrium Advanced Technologies.
The combination of pyraflufen, triclopyr, 2,4-D and dicamba controls hundreds of broadleaf weeds.
The three-way premix provides post-emergent weed control.
What the Better Business Bureau tells consumers to look for in a lawn care company.
Meridian insecticide is formulated for preventive and curative control of soil and foliar pests such as grubs, chinch bugs, ants and other surface feeders.
June 20, 2014
Nearly 4 acres of turf aerated and treated, trees planted, mulch spread; estimated value over $50,000
June 19, 2014
Nassau County officials throw bipartisan support behind re-establishment of Clean and Seed Program to replace lawns destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
TruGreen president discusses how the company is reclaiming its groove as an independent company once again.
FMC Professional Solutions
Triple Crown T&O insecticide from FMC Professional Solutions is a multiple-action insecticide designed to prove fast-acting, long-lasting, broad-spectrum control of more than 30 above- and below-ground turf and ornamental pests.
May 27, 2014
Ohio university has to replace 54 of its 74 acres of turf because a lawn company accidentally applied broad-spectrum herbicide instead of fertilizer.