TAG: herbicides

FMC offers instant rebate on Dismiss herbicide products

June 4, 2015By

FMC Professsional Solutions is offering instant rebates on both sizes of its Dismiss South and Dismiss CA herbicide products now through August 15. The savings include a $12.50 instant rebate on each half-gallon jug of Dismiss Turf Herbicide; a $10 instant rebate on each pint of Dismiss South Herbicide; a $5 instant rebate on each 6-oz. jug of Dismiss CA... read more

Ready, set, control

April 1, 2015By

Follow these steps for optimal weed control in landscape beds.   Control by the calendar Here are some guidelines for when you should pencil in your landscape bed herbicide applications. Winter • Install mulch. • Apply first preemergent application for summer annual weeds. Late spring/early summer • Apply second preemergent application for late germinating summer annuals and nutsedge. Late summer/early... 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

FMC’s Bobby Walls receives SWSS Fellow Award

February 19, 2015By

Bobby Walls, Ph. D., product development manager for FMC Professional Solutions, received the Southern Weed Science Society‘s (SWSS’s) highest award—the SWSS Fellow Award. To be eligible for the award, SWSS members must have contributed substantially to the success of his or her company, university or government agency and have advanced the discipline of weed science in the Southern Region. He... read more

Dow Gallery specialty herbicide

October 2, 2014By

Gallery® specialty herbicide, now available in a new, easy-to-use suspension concentrate formulation, provides excellent plant tolerance and long-lasting control of more than 95 species of broadleaf weeds for up to eight months, depending on environmental conditions. The new liquid formulation Gallery SC is easy to pour and mix, and the new 2-gallon packaging greatly reduces rinsing and disposal. Gallery is... read more

Ep. 96: The fight against herbicide resistance

September 10, 2014By

  Turf and ornamental weed researcher Jim Brosnan, Ph.D., from the University of Tennessee, talks with Landscape Live! about herbicide resistance in the landscape and lawn care industry. Listen to this episode to learn more about this concerning issue, which is already rearing its head in row crop agriculture and golf course management. Brosnan offers tips turf managers can take... read more