The top 5 things to know about lawn care pest control are the cultural practices, Soil, Mowing, Aeration, Irrigation, Light, without getting these right no amount of chemical will ever give you a good looking lawn.
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Georgia man pleads guilty to using restricted pesticide to bait and kill coyotes
Public Health Entomology Certificate
Personal credentialing is the future of professional pest management and vector control. Earning your Public Health Entomology (PHE) certificate can lead to better visibility, opportunities, and jobs.
Cultivate a positive company culture Pete Schopen
On Dec. 31, 2019, Schopen Pest Solutions had its first-ever awards party, “The Schopies.” I handed out awards for “All-Stars,” “Rookie of the Year,” “Salesman of the Year,” “Most Valuable Person” and the “Employee of the Year.”
Revised Method for National Level Listed Species Biological Evaluations of Conventional Pesticides
In May 2019, EPA released draft revisions to the method used to develop BEs for pesticides. The proposed draft Revised Method for National Level Endangered Species Risk Assessment Process for Biological Evaluations of Pesticides was an important step in further refining the Interim Method.
NPMA to host International PWIPM Leadership Forum
It will take place May 13-15 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, Calif. Hotel rooms can be reserved at the discounted rate through April 17. Attendees can call 619-232-1234
New Online Training Series For Landscape Workers
Penn State Extension, working with the landscape industry, is offering a new online workforce training series aimed at new and seasonal landscape industry employees.
The series, which consists of six online courses, is targeted at entry-level or seasonal landscape employees and provides timely training in the subjects and areas that employees need to get started. Business owners can register their employees to take the online training as part of their onboarding process.
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he SightTrap™ is a remote pheromone monitoring device that will automatically record a daily image of your pheromone trap.
The 8 Basics Of Lawn Care
Cool Season Grasses Cultivar
Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Tall Fescues, Fine Fescues
Lawns – sun (med to high maint) Kentucky bluegras
Lawns – sun (low maint) fine fescue
Lawns – shade (well drained) fine fescue shade tolerant K. bluegrass
Lawns – shade (wet) Sabre’ rough bluegrass shade tolerant K. bluegrass*
Warm Season Grasses
Soil Acidic / neutral / Alkaline