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Old 08-18-2011, 07:12 PM
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OH, by the way.....

the investigative team consisted of a cert arborist(which i am also one), a sample taking lab tech, and a rep from dupont.


they said very little and offered NO opinions as to avoid anything that could be used against them. it was a very detailed look at the trees, samples and very quiet towards us. kinda weary of this a bit. just too shady feeling.
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Old 08-18-2011, 07:51 PM
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OH, by the way.....

the investigative team consisted of a cert arborist(which i am also one), a sample taking lab tech, and a rep from dupont.


they said very little and offered NO opinions as to avoid anything that could be used against them. it was a very detailed look at the trees, samples and very quiet towards us. kinda weary of this a bit. just too shady feeling.
How many sites did you have damage on? How many did they visit?
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Old 08-18-2011, 09:55 PM
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OH, by the way.....

the investigative team consisted of a cert arborist(which i am also one), a sample taking lab tech, and a rep from dupont.


they said very little and offered NO opinions as to avoid anything that could be used against them. it was a very detailed look at the trees, samples and very quiet towards us. kinda weary of this a bit. just too shady feeling.
Not sure why they are sneaking around. They know dang well what happened. They can plan on writing you (and others) a check to replace trees late this fall or next spring. They have no choice, else be sued out the yingyang class action style. And they will lose such a proposition.

On a side note - do any of you think Dupont simply got their rates much too high for the label?
My brother (biz in IA) applied Imprelis to many lawns at the lower rate 3.0 oz/ac and in some cases, even below label rate. He still got good weed control on hard to controls, yet did not have any damage to evergreens at all. He applied with a PG, same as me.
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Old 08-18-2011, 10:19 PM
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How many sites did you have damage on? How many did they visit?
damage on two sites of about 7 treated, although the others have some of the same evergreens, there are huge mulch beds around them so the root structure was more proctected i think. the damaged sites are trees in turf areas. they visited only the two sites
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Not sure why they are sneaking around. They know dang well what happened. They can plan on writing you (and others) a check to replace trees late this fall or next spring. They have no choice, else be sued out the yingyang class action style. And they will lose such a proposition.

On a side note - do any of you think Dupont simply got their rates much too high for the label?
My brother (biz in IA) applied Imprelis to many lawns at the lower rate 3.0 oz/ac and in some cases, even below label rate. He still got good weed control on hard to controls, yet did not have any damage to evergreens at all. He applied with a PG, same as me.
i dont think this has been asked on here yet!

anyone use the lower rate and have damages?
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Old 08-19-2011, 12:18 AM
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We used the normal rate & had no damages. Although after we heard they did damage we stopped using on lawns with evergreens. We mixed ours with liquid fert round #2 with no pre-m.
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Old 08-19-2011, 08:49 AM
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Not sure why they are sneaking around. They know dang well what happened. They can plan on writing you (and others) a check to replace trees late this fall or next spring. They have no choice, else be sued out the yingyang class action style. And they will lose such a proposition.

On a side note - do any of you think Dupont simply got their rates much too high for the label?
My brother (biz in IA) applied Imprelis to many lawns at the lower rate 3.0 oz/ac and in some cases, even below label rate. He still got good weed control on hard to controls, yet did not have any damage to evergreens at all. He applied with a PG, same as me.
Is Larry your brother?
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Old 08-19-2011, 09:33 AM
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Don't think so. I am in my 30's and Larry is just a few years older than that
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Old 08-19-2011, 01:47 PM
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I've got a meeting next week for a few sites as well. This will be the second time I've been out to properties with their investigators...
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Old 08-19-2011, 03:52 PM
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Well we have not had anyone from dupont even try to call us to come out. So turned it over to our insurance and let them battle it out. We have around 40 sites and over 400 trees affected.
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