Grounds Maintenance: Chemicals

New pest controls for the new millennium

As the clock passed midnight on January 1, 2000, you may have felt let down. "Gee, it doesn't feel any different. Business as usual." Your operation probably...

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Chemical Update: Vertebrate Pest Controls 

Vertebrate pests rodents, birds and deer can appeal to human sentiment, but they can also wreak havoc to the properties you manage. If you find yourself...

Chemical Update: Adjuvants/Wetting Agents 

There are many reasons for you to want to make spray mixtures more effective. Sometimes factors are present that prevent the pesticide from doing as it...

Putting the Numbers to PGRs 

Plant growth regulators (PGRs) can help you stay on track with substantial savings in your property management programs...

CHEMICAL UPDATE: Fertilizer/Pesticide Combinations 

Perhaps the biggest (and most obvious) advantage of combination products is that you can fertilize and control pests with a single application....

Keeping an Eye on Nitrogen 

The almost automatic response to the sight of stressed turf is to apply nitrogen. But sometimes this is exactly the worst thing that you can do....

Control Options 

Annual bluegrass (Poa annua L.) is a problem nearly everywhere that the game of golf is played. It is commonly found throughout the world in both cool-season and warm-season regions where it invades well-maintained golf courses and increasingly is found in highly maintained sports turf....

Regional Insect Control 

Do you sometimes feel as though you'll never rid turf of insect pests? You conquer one only to find that another has taken its place?...

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