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Old 09-13-2011, 06:56 PM
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Why do you think he should be ashamed? If you are joking, that is fine, but if you are for real your just a jerk.

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I am not joking. IMHO you either are a professional lawn care company that doesn't have Grub Problem because you take care of your customer or you are a hack. It costs me $ 18.00 an acre to prevent grubs. That is less than 41 cent a thousand sq ft for a years prevention. HELLO that isn't a fortune and no one should miss lunch over such a low cost. If your margin is so low that 41 cent makes a difference and you have to sell a separate grub program, then you are not much of a businessman.

Instead of spending a Fortune on TV advertisement trying to replace lost customers, Why not spend a small percent of TV advertisement cost on KEEPING CUSTOMERS.

Business is business no matter which industry. Customers are expensive to acquire but much cheaper to keep.

BTW If I had repeated Grub Problem year after year I sure wouldn't be posting it on the World Wide Web.
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Old 09-13-2011, 07:33 PM
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Ric can you pm me when you can. I would like too ask you something.
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Old 09-13-2011, 08:06 PM
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Holy crap -- anybody buying what this guy is shoveling? The link below pretty much describes what most (responsible) green industry businesses are now doing (that I am aware of).

http://www.extension.iastate.edu/pme/IPM.html

Ric, it's time you put that bottle away, cuz you make less sense after each post. No need to keep trying to defend yourself, cuz we 'understand'. Plus...if I need you to run my business, I will contact you. Maybe I can feature you as a competitor in my latest TV ad -- now that's an idea.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:16 PM
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You can't PM me with your question???
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Old 10-18-2011, 01:10 PM
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Yea we have damage now but it looks like June bug. What to do, what to do.
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Old 10-18-2011, 06:22 PM
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We had one yesterday. A 26,000 s/f irrigated lawn. Most grubs were fully grown, yet a few were not. We wanted to merely treat parts of the lawn, but the pest pressure was so widespread that we ended up applying Dylox to the entire lawn. 3 lbs per K. Just in time before their system was shut down.

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We had one yesterday. A 26,000 s/f irrigated lawn. Most grubs were fully grown, yet a few were not. We wanted to merely treat parts of the lawn, but the pest pressure was so widespread that we ended up applying Dylox to the entire lawn. 3 lbs per K. Just in time before their system was shut down.
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Can you post a pic of this damage. I would like to see it for comparison.
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Old 10-18-2011, 07:30 PM
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I have about 100-200 sq ft. Out of 12 acres I don't think it is to bad.
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