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citrus canker

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ProMo, Dec 21, 2002.

  1. ProMo

    ProMo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,468

    my wife saw on the news last night that they are requiring landscrapers to wash there equipment with soap and water between jobs in affected areas that are pretty close to me "utility and lawn-care workers will be required to decontaminate at least their shoes and their equipment with heavy-duty soap before entering and exiting a grove or back yard."
  2. Sounds like a pita. Also a potential problem if one of your customers becomes infected-would they point a finger at you?
    If you have customers with citrus you may want to start an information campaign telling them what you are doing to avoid problems.
    Only thing close to that I run into is needing to disinfect tools while working on diseased tree.
  3. Fantasy Lawns

    Fantasy Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,913


    That report was the reduction in Collier county area of Quarantine .... tha't gonna really suck if you have jobs effected ....it's gonna be a serious pita ....I almost have to drop the accounts effected

    Lucky for my area Brevard has no Quarantine

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