Chemical Care

American to head Bayer unit developing products for landscapers

American to head Bayer unit developing products for landscapers

Dr. Jacqueline Applegate, a longtime executive with Bayer, has been named head of the corporation’s Environmental Science unit, the non-agricultural business operations division of Bayer CropScience. The Environmental Science unit ...

Manage landscapes to prevent damage from Japanese beetles

Manage landscapes to prevent damage from Japanese beetles

Japanese beetles begin to make their appearance at this time of year. Landscapers should be on the lookout for the voracious feeders, which are known to go after more than ...

Profile Products heralds quick results at erosion-control job

Profile Products heralds quick results at erosion-control job

Six years after a planned residential development near Tallassee, Alabama, stalled – slipping into foreclosure before the first house was built – major erosion at the site attracted the attention ...

Proper pesticide storage maintains effectiveness, ensures safety

Proper pesticide storage maintains effectiveness, ensures safety

Storing pesticides properly is imperative to ensure safety, but did you know proper storage also helps maintain the effectiveness of the product? Extending the shelf life of pesticides through recommended ...

FMC touts higher application efficiency of new herbicide formulation

FMC touts higher application efficiency of new herbicide formulation

FMC has introduced a new water-soluble liquid herbicide formulation, Solitare WSL, which the company says increases application efficiency while controlling more than 40 weeds. The new Solitare formulation contains a surfactant ...

FMC offers Dismiss rebates as BioSafe Systems courts landscapers

FMC offers Dismiss rebates as BioSafe Systems courts landscapers

Turf professionals shopping for a sedge-control product may want to check out a new rebate offer from FMC, maker of Dismiss brand herbicides. From now through August 15, the company ...

University sues landscaper to collect damages from insurance company

University sues landscaper to collect damages from insurance company

A university in Northwestern Ohio is suing a landscaping company in order to collect $25,000 in damages from the company’s insurance company, which has refused to cover all of the ...

Pollinator project receives funding to focus on rights-of-ways in eight states

Pollinator project receives funding to focus on rights-of-ways in eight states

A new partnership between Bayer CropScience (Bayer) and Integrated Vegetation Management Partners (IVM Partners) is aimed at improving pollinator and wildlife habitats on public rights-of-way across eight states. Bayer has ...

Report shows pesticides may have larger effect on ecosystems

Report shows pesticides may have larger effect on ecosystems

A scientific report out of Europe has found that neonicotinoids, a group of pesticides believed to contribute to the mass death of honeybees and widely used in the United States, ...

Chemical care: five tips for pre-emergent herbicides

Chemical care: five tips for pre-emergent herbicides

Pre-emergent herbicides are the foundation of any weed management program. They aim to prevent weeds from getting established, rather than attempting to control them after they’ve taken over. “In general, pre-emergents ...

Green Spear’s Moss Melt Herbicide receives EPA registration

Green Spear’s Moss Melt Herbicide receives EPA registration

Green Spear's Moss Melt Concentrate, Moss and Algae Herbicide recently received Environmental Protection Agency registration for use on roofs, lawns, turf, and outdoor surfaces and structures.

Study Shows Turf, Ornamental Professionals Rely On Neonicotinoids

Study Shows Turf, Ornamental Professionals Rely On Neonicotinoids

After surveying approximately 750 turf and ornamental professionals to assess pest management practices in greenhouses, lawns, landscapers and trees, researches have found that neonicotinoids are the primary tools used by ...

Bayer CropScience Intros Non-Selective Herbicide Specticle Total

Bayer CropScience Intros Non-Selective Herbicide Specticle Total

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience, has introduced Specticle Total, a non-selective herbicide with residual control.

How To Implement a Complete Fall Fertilization Program

How To Implement a Complete Fall Fertilization Program

The summer months are finally behind us, and cool-season turf is getting the break it needs to recover from heat, pests and drought. But, there’s no rest for the weary ...

PBI-Gordon Unveils TZone SE Broadleaf Herbicide

PBI-Gordon Unveils TZone SE Broadleaf Herbicide

PBI-Gordon has introduced TZone SE Broadleaf Herbicide to help battle tough weeds. The reduced-solvent ester formulation of TZone SE delivers twice the triclopyr per acre to help with broadleaf weeds.

Gowan’s Captiva Receives Federal Registration from EPA

Gowan’s Captiva Receives Federal Registration from EPA

The Gowan Company’s Captiva, a natural repellent bio-insecticide, has received federal registration from the EPA.

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