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  • Target Specialty Products releases Turf Fuel Cleanse

    October 1, 2018By

    Target Specialty Products launched Turf Fuel Cleanse, an organic soil remediation system for turf professionals. The product treats soil displaying signs of localized dry spots (LDS), poor infiltration or poor health, according to the company. “Turf Fuel products are designed to provide exceptional, cutting edge performance and differentiated value to our turf customers, and Turf Fuel Cleanse is no different,”... read more

    Mainely Ticks launches franchise opportunities

    September 24, 2018By

    Mainely Ticks Franchise Development, based in Windham, Maine, is offering a franchise opportunity to protect people, pets and properties with a personal, professional and effective tick management program centered around education and awareness. The company, which also offers mosquito control services, is led by Bob and Barb Maurais. “Our job is not to simply treat to protect one’s property,” said... read more

    Lawn Doctor acquires 80 percent equity interest in Mosquito Hunters

    September 24, 2018By

    Lawn Doctor acquired an 80 percent equity interest in Mosquito Hunters, a franchisor of mosquito and pest control services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “There isn’t a company out there in the franchising world with a better reputation, both in terms of franchisee satisfaction and innovative services, than Lawn Doctor,” said Andy Fuller, founder and CEO of Mosquito... read more

    Performance Nutrition launches new phosphite fertilizer

    September 19, 2018By

    Performance Nutrition, a division of LidoChem, introduced Prudent 40Plus, a highly concentrated phosphite fertilizer fortified with 17 free L-amino acids. “Prudent 40Plus combines the benefits of prudent urea phosphite fertilizer with the stress-fighting characteristics of pennamin amino acids pre-blended in the right ratio for maximum performance in one convenient jug,” said Don Pucillo, general manager of Performance Nutrition. “It makes... read more

    Poa annua plan of attack

    September 17, 2018By
    Poa annua (Photo: Bayer)

    Cooler fall temperatures represent a battle cry to lawn care operators (LCOs) in the Southeast and the Transition Zone—it’s time to combat Poa annua. Also known as annual bluegrass, Poa annua is a winter annual weed that features wide leaves and grows in small clumps. Though there are perennial types of Poa annua, in warm-season grasses in the Transition Zone... read more

    Rami Soufi dies, Bayer sets up scholarship in his honor

    September 11, 2018By

    Rami Soufi, head of development for Bayer Environmental Science, has died. Bayer will be founding a scholarship fund as a tribute to Soufi’s legacy. Anyone wishing to join Bayer in remembering Soufi are asked to visit the Rami Soufi Memorial Scholarship Fund Gofundme page. read more