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Old 02-15-2001, 04:31 PM
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what are you guys paying?
got my prices today
19-3-7 .86%pre-m/30%scu=13.00?
same but 25-2-5 =14.50 bag
lesco products
what do you big guys think?
i go through 2+ pallets.
ant
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Old 02-15-2001, 06:00 PM
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Anthony, you wated to long to get your first application material. Urea prices have jumped about 60.00 bucks per ton since January. Most of our raw urea is coming from Korea. The companiesher e in the states are selling their natural gas and not producing urea. I got Shaw's w/ Pre-m for $ 9.40
a bag 9 ton and my round two material also aon the second week of January. Early bird gets the worm or you pay. Supply and demand, fert, prices will moderate later in the year they always do.
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Old 02-15-2001, 07:31 PM
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Whoa!

hi rodney,nice to here from you .i just woke up from a long winter nap,called lesco and there prices went up.!
what is your analysis on the shaws?
if i read your post write,did you apply an application already?
anthony
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Old 02-16-2001, 08:22 AM
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Prices seem right

Anthony -

We have a couple of different brands of Pre-emergent in stock now, including the Shaw's brand, which is comparable to the Lesco product you have priced. Our prices for sale to landscapers buying 1-2 pallets of the product are about what you have quoted. Prices for less, like by the bag, are higher.

Since we re-wholesale product, I locked in last year to avoid the jump in Urea prices which Rodney mentioned. We just received a trailer load, so I know Spring is just around the corner!

Rodney - I suspect that you pay pretty low prices for Shaw's brand because it is made in your backyard?

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Old 02-20-2001, 09:39 AM
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The analysis on the product is 19-3-8 25% scu.
I m not sure were it was made its in my warehouse but it comes from Shaw's with their bag and logo.
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Old 03-04-2001, 09:14 AM
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what are people paying for spraying their yards for thistles ,dandelions,chickweed?
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Old 03-04-2001, 05:43 PM
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Lesco's prices dont seem much higher than last year. You will regret it if you put down 25% nitrogen.... in the spring the grass grows a inch a day as it is!
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Old 03-04-2001, 06:55 PM
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The product doesnt have 25% urea, 25% scu. When applied Ill be appling just under 3/4 lb. N. In the fall I only apply 1/2 N and a full lb. K. The lawn wont get to far out control. Besides I dont mow.Dont need the hassels.
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Old 03-04-2001, 07:16 PM
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If it makes a difference Lesco does not buy Korean urea. They have a six month reserve on US urea. To say Shaw has Pre-M is mis leading, Pre-M is a trade mark for Lesco. Shaw might have Pendimethilan but not the Pre-m.

Another key difference Lesco use PPscu which is polymer a more controled release the the cheaper old school scu..

I havent used much Shaw but what i did use one time was dusty and dirty.

I'll stay with Lesco, better service and they have a strong commitment to th green industry..

just my opinion
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Old 03-04-2001, 07:37 PM
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come to ohio and see how poorly you ac be treated by lesco. I do not patronize them! I've been using Shaw's for 11 years and have been very happy. I thought pendamethalin was a product of Cyanamid.
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