TAG: Environmental Science

Team challenge

December 12, 2018By
Grass image (illustration: iStock.com/Pavlo Stavnichuk)

A recent survey of lawn care and landscape professionals by Environmental Science, a business unit of Bayer Crop Science, revealed that lawn care operators (LCOs) are struggling with the same primary challenge as the larger green industry: lack of qualified team members. Here’s a look at some of the survey’s findings. 40% Percentage of respondents who said “a shallow bench”—or not enough team... read more

Bayer survey finds lack of qualified employees is industry’s biggest challenge

October 29, 2018By

Nearly every lawn care company is struggling with a lack of qualified staff in the field, according to a recent survey conducted by Environmental Science, a business unit of Bayer Crop Science. For example, the survey found that four in 10 respondents say a “shallow bench” or not enough team members is the biggest challenge. Forty-two percent of respondents ranked... read more

Arborjet awards scholarships

November 9, 2015By

Arborjet, a manufacturer of tree injection products, named the 10 recipients of its Taking Root Scholarships, which has collectively awarded $20,000 in two years. Each graduating high school senior selected won a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in forestry, plant sciences, horticulture, entomology, environmental science or a related major at an accredited two- or four-year college. “We are delighted... read more

Bayer releases lawn care guide book

September 10, 2015By

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience, released the Bayer Turf Solutions Guide, a resource designed to answer problems affecting lawn care professionals. The guide, available in print and e-book, provides information on the identification, biology and key cultural and chemical controls for the most common diseases, weeds and insects affecting warm- and cool-season, as well as transition zone turfgrass.... read more

People on the Move: Dinn, DePriest, Moyer

August 27, 2015By

Bayer CropScience’s Environmental Science division added Jonathan Smith and Tom Dinn to its Vegetation Management (VM) business team. Smith will serve as new market development manager. In this role, he will be responsible for Bayer VM products across the range and pasture, forestry and industrial vegetation management markets. A 20-year member of the green industry, Smith most recently served as... read more

Bayer, The Harvest Group to present seminars

May 22, 2015By

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience, and The Harvest Group are partnering to present The Thrive Seminar Series. The one-day seminar, which will feature the Harvest Group’s “Are You A Fierce Competitor?” program. The seminar will teach proven strategies for building a “fierce competitor” game plan for goal setting, performance milestones and working with people and clients. Attendees should... read more