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Old 02-19-2013, 07:31 AM
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Restricted use herbicides

Last summer when I got my license to spray, I talked to other LCO's and asked since I was doing residential accounts would I ever need to use products other than what I could get as a homeowner from Lowes and they all said no. So I have been using fertilome products. From reading here it doesn't appear that you guys use the store bought pesticides and herbicides. Where do you purchase these products?
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:57 AM
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There is no way I could get by just using what they have at boxstores. Selection of products would be the worse part followed by price.
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Old 02-19-2013, 12:38 PM
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Old 02-19-2013, 03:06 PM
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Don't know how your states do it, but I am in trouble if I have products labeled for household or consumer use.
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Old 02-19-2013, 05:02 PM
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Last summer when I got my license to spray, I talked to other LCO's and asked since I was doing residential accounts would I ever need to use products other than what I could get as a homeowner from Lowes and they all said no. So I have been using fertilome products. From reading here it doesn't appear that you guys use the store bought pesticides and herbicides. Where do you purchase these products?
Don't bother with those products. Look for a John Deere Store close to you. I know that area well, I used to have a boat at Northwest Harbor Marina. You may have to go to Raleigh if there's nothing in New Bern. Check out Goldsboro also. Are you spraying or doing granular applications.
Still get by there about twice a year
Good Luck. and check out your turf requirements (Bermuda, St. Augustine, Centipede and fescue) ie Atrazine is great control for weeds in Centipede and St. Augustine but WILL fry fescue. Know your products. Most guys here are willing to help answer questions.
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:19 PM
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If you can justify the trip, Cardinal Chemical in Wilson has a huge warehouse and they serve a lot of the golf courses around here. Big selection and good prices.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:11 AM
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Thank you. I will check out the John Deere store near me first. I do have a friend in Wilson so that could be a day trip.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:41 AM
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If you are just buying a few gallons, try Ebay.
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