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TAG: FMC Corp.

Control methods to fight fire ants

July 31, 2020By
Fire ant mound (Photo: Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org)

Experts from FMC Corp. and Bayer explain best practices lawn care operators can use to successfully identify and control fire ants. read more

Eliminating ground ivy

November 15, 2019By
Ground ivy (Photo: Nufarm)

A creeping broadleaf weed identified by its scalloped leaves, square stems and, in some cases, blue-violet flowers, ground ivy is sometimes misidentified as mallow, henbit or purple deadnettle, according to Mike Sisti, golf and lawn care market manager at FMC Corp. It tends to germinate in the spring in cooler areas with high moisture such as the Midwest and Northeast.... read more

People on the Move: Davey’s Bastian honored; US Lawns inducts Harrell into HOF; and more from AmericanHort, FMC

August 16, 2017By

Rex Bastian, Ph.D., technical advisor for The Davey Tree Expert Co., recently received a 2017 Award of Distinction from The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). The Awards of Distinction were presented during the opening ceremony of the ISA’s 93rd Annual International Conference and Trade Show. Bastian was honored with ISA’s 2017 Award of Merit, the ISA’s highest honor for outstanding service... read more

FMC Corp. QuickSilver Herbicide

July 31, 2017By

Get speed and enhanced weed control spectrum with QuickSilver herbicide in your postemergence herbicide tank. QuickSilver is gentle on turf, so it won’t harm desirable grasses, and it is engineered to be effective in both cool and warm climates. Extensive field trials have shown that tank mixes containing QuickSilver along with broadleaf herbicides speed up weed activity, reduce amount of herbicide... read more

Killer trends: Postemergent combinations

March 12, 2015By
PHOTO: Dow AgroSciences

Combination products continue to be the future of turf herbicides. When it comes to turf herbicide product selection, lawn care applicators have noticed some changes—and it’s not just limited to lack of new active ingredients. There have been fewer products coming to the market in the past five to 10 years, says Rodney St. John, Ph.D., agronomist for Ryan Lawn... read more

Project EverGreen names 2015 officers, board of directors

December 21, 2014By

Project EverGreen selected its officers and board of directors for 2015. Officers include: President Bill Vogel, Spring Valley; President-Elect Dave Ravel, Syngenta Crop Protection; Secretary/Treasurer Mike Dauer, Real Green Systems; and Immediate Past President Mike Sisti, Weed Man USA. Serving on the board of directors are: Linda Beattie, Schiller GroundS Care; Dan Carrothers, Weed Man USA; Sean Casey, Nufarm Americas;... read more