View Full Version : Chinch Bug Control?

08-19-2012, 04:11 PM

I was wondering what is a good product to use when trying to rid a lawn of chinch bugs? Is it alright to apply a insecticide when I am going to aerate in the next few weeks? Any information is much appreciated!

08-20-2012, 07:53 AM
aloft or arena, each are sold in a soluble form for spraying and granular for spreading

08-20-2012, 03:13 PM
Aeration--no problem. Do not treat for chinchbug if you do not need to treat. Chinch bugs become resistant to insecticides quickly. After a few treatments they may become resistant to an insecticide--and that means resistance to all similar products--or perhaps they are already resistant.


Plenty of water will usually allow the grass to recover

08-20-2012, 08:55 PM
i've used arena for the last 2 yrs and had no problems with chinch bugs or grubs all season long.. not the cheapest stuff out there but works all season long..