Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout July on the Grounds Maintenance Web site,

Are you charging clients more this year to offset higher gas prices? No, I have to honor existing contracts. 43%
No, I have to honor existing contracts, but plan a price increase upon contract renewal. 12%
No, fuel isn't an important component to my overall pricing structure. 8%
Yes, as an amendment to my existing contracts. 6%
Yes, because I wrote my contracts this year to reflect the potential for a price increase in fuel. 13%
Yes, because I charge per job and can fluctuate my prices. 16%

Look for this new reader poll question at

Have you seen an increase in rounds played at your golf course this year?

A. Yes, a significant increase.

B. Yes, a slight increase.

C. No, about the same as last year.

D. No, in fact they have decreased.

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