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TAG: turf care

How humates help your turf

October 11, 2021By
(Photo: Jon Rehg / iStock / Getty Images Plus)

Humates can cause some confusion in the industry but experts explain how adding them to a lawn care program can create healthier, hardier turf. read more

Fighting fire ants

March 27, 2019By
Fire ants (Photo: Joanie King, Texas A&M University)

Fire ants. These mound-creating, stinging crawlers can pose a problem for lawns in the South and Southeast. A lawn care operator and a researcher offer their recommendations for getting these insects under control. “Fire ants are pretty simple things; they tear you up, and you have to suppress them,” says Steve Alicky, the integrated pest management (IPM) manager for West... read more

Turf care vehicles: Which do you prefer and why?

June 19, 2015By

Rick LaNore Technical Director, MRW Lawns La Plata, Md. “We use Isuzu NPR medium-duty trucks. They’re heavy-duty enough to carry the volume of water we need for our liquid applications and also good for granular materials. The truck bed we use is BrandFX. They customize the trucks to our specifications, so we can custom blend our applications on-site.” Sam Lang... read more