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Cheapest and most effective

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by stressed, Jun 3, 2008.

  1. jbturf

    jbturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,502

    going off memory,
    i think the 007 talstar/crosscheck (same product) 50 lb/ bag-from lesco
    is labeled for 3.3 lb/1000 for most turf damageing insects

    so about 14-15k per bag
    sometimes when i buy this product its 10/bag other days its 13/bag
    lescos prices seam to change with the wind - i dont get it

    so lets say 14,000' from a $12 bag= .85/1000
  2. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Messages: 5,954

    We like Crosscheck (Talstar) at 1 1/2 ounce per gallon for broad spectrum insect control, and it's relatively cheap. But for mosquitos, you want to go 2 ounces per gallon. Sevin might be safer though, as it is also used in flea/tick shampoos for pets.

    PSUTURFGEEK LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 579

    Two ounces per gallon is super high, you can effectively kill Hardshells @ an ounce per gallon, but if it works for you great.
  4. jbturf

    jbturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,502

    haha, just read ur post and had thoughts of washing the gf's cats
    down with some seven or talstar
  5. pestman01

    pestman01 LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Messages: 7

    You should see if you can get some Bifen I/T it is same as talstar at about $30 for 3/4 gallon jug.
  6. Shades of Green LService

    Shades of Green LService LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,011

    $14.5 here in central Jersey. Good product though!
  7. stressed

    stressed LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    Shades of green,you know the cubbies are gonna win it all this year dont ya
  8. mdlwn1

    mdlwn1 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    Greendoc...how does seven work on cinch?
  9. humble1

    humble1 LawnSite Silver Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,519

    I started out around 11 but it jumped to 13-14 works the balls on ticks
  10. whoopassonthebluegrass

    whoopassonthebluegrass LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,305

    Is there an advantage to granular vs. liquid BESIDES application method? B/c liquid is a lot cheaper...

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