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Corteva Agriscience: Defendor Specialty Herbicide

October 14, 2019By

Defendor® specialty herbicide provides postemergence control on dandelion, clover and other high-anxiety weeds early in the season to give you more time to focus on other aspects of your business. It is designed to perform in cold weather, so you can apply Defendor in early spring, or late fall, and see the same superior spring results. It is available in... read more

Plantain problems

September 15, 2019By

One of the most common weeds, plantains require both herbicides and mechanical efforts for long-term control. Plantains are one of the most common weeds — second only to dandelions — which means virtually all lawn care operators will find them in their clients’ turf and landscape beds. These stubborn perennials come back annually from the same root stock and can... read more

Now Get Even More Application Flexibility with Avenue South Herbicide

September 9, 2019By

PBI-Gordon Corp. has eliminated the ambient temperature restrictions on the application of Avenue™ South Broadleaf Herbicide. The amended label lifts restrictions for applying Avenue South when ambient temperatures are above 90 degrees Fahrenheit (85 degrees Fahrenheit for St. Augustinegrass). Avenue South is formulated for use on sensitive southern grasses, including common and improved St. Augustinegrasses such as Floratam and Bitterblue.... read more

Flexible, Dependable Zylam® Liquid Systemic Insecticide Controls Damaging Insects in High-Value Trees, Shrubs

August 13, 2019By

Insects can inflict costly damage on high-value trees, shrubs, and ornamentals. Zylam® Liquid Systemic Insecticide controls these pests. Zylam controls more than 100 listed chewing and sucking insects, including scale, Emerald ash borers, leaf hoppers, bagworms, mealybugs, Japanese beetles, and aphids. The only liquid dinotefuran formulation available for the professional landscape market, Zylam is highly water-soluble, allowing for rapid plant... read more

Ahead of the game

July 24, 2019By

Late-fall herbicide applications give lawn care operators a head start on springtime weeds. “The only predictable thing about spring,” says Yusif Jaouni, “is that it’s not predictable.” For those in the green industry, no truer words have been spoken. Lawn care operators never know exactly what elements they will be up against once the busy spring season begins. Because of... read more

Get Tough on Sedges and Kyllingas with Katana® Turf Herbicide

July 7, 2019By and

Sedges and kyllingas are a headache in most types of turf. Classified as neither a grassy nor a broadleaf weed, these perennial plants are similar in appearance. Sedges can be identified by their distinctive triangular stem. Unlike grassy weeds, sedges don’t have hair, auricles, collars, or ligules. The waxy cuticle on the leaves gives them a shiny appearance. Yellow nutsedge... read more