TAG: Roundup

Government Affairs: EPA reaffirms safety of glyphosate, environmental groups disagree, controversy continues

May 1, 2019By

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an interim decision on the herbicide glyphosate. They have received pushback from environmental groups. read more

Misapplication kills 75% of turf at University of Findlay

May 16, 2014By

University of Findlay, located in Findlay, Ohio, is being forced to replace about 75 percent of its grass after a chemical similar to Roundup was accidentally applied to the grass instead of a fertilizer, according to The Findlay Courier. As much as 54 to 72 acres of campus may have grass killed, the university said.  Tim DeHaven, owner of Lima,... read more

Scotts may sell genetically modified bluegrass by 2015

February 10, 2014By

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., based in Marysville, Ohio, will test a genetically modified grass seed in the family lawns of a small number of employees this growing season, The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch reports. The employees will test Kentucky bluegrass that has been modified to protect it from being killed by Roundup, the herbicide produced by Monsanto and sold by Scotts.... read more

What you do have

September 1, 2013By

So maybe you’re not Scotts LawnService. Maybe you’re a small lawn care operator, irrigation company, maintenance contractor or design/build firm. And maybe you saw the cover of this magazine and thought, “It would be easy to get to $250 million backed by a $3 billion parent company.” Let’s face it: You probably don’t have a 730-acre corporate headquarters, a $50... read more