Lesco Sales Fertilizer Mill

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by VARMIT COMMISSION, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. VARMIT COMMISSION

    VARMIT COMMISSION LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 547

    I Heard Today That Lesco Has Sold Off Its Fertilizer Mills Several Months Ago. And They Will No Longer Be Able To Dominate The Market With The Best Of The Best Fertilizer Anymore, Since They No Longer Own Or Control Their Fertilizer (granual). Any Truth To This????????
     
  2. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
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    John Deere Landscapes bought them. SO far, we're still getting the same Lesco branded products here.
     
  3. lescojdl

    lescojdl LawnSite Member
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    Lesco sold off its sulfur coated urea fertilizer plants and warehousing 3 years ago or so. They sold it to a newly formed company named Turf Care Supply (TCS) owned by an investment group. They have a contract with Lesco that, among other things, keeps the quality of fertilizer the same. With the John Deere buyout/merger, there could be changes as far as who supplies Lesco stores with their ferts and chems. Only time will tell.
     
  4. fertit

    fertit LawnSite Member
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    Posts: 36

    Might actually get some good SCU now.
     
  5. PSUTURFGEEK

    PSUTURFGEEK LawnSite Senior Member
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    We might actually get some good SCU now, might actually be the Dumbest thing I have ever heard you uneducated tart. always take time to research what you say b4 you say it.
     
  6. T-Trim

    T-Trim LawnSite Member
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    Well that may explain why the prices have jump so high.
     
  7. Hissing Cobra

    Hissing Cobra LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 702

    It has nothing to do with the pricing increases. The increases are a result of increased global demand for fertilizer due to Ethanol based Gasoline production, and increased pricing on Urea, Phosphorus and Potassium. These pricing increases are affecting all vendors, not just Lesco/John Deere Landscapes.
     

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