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Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by Qualityfert, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. Qualityfert

    Qualityfert LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    We are currently reaching out to landscaping companies who do not have a fertilizing division and are interested in offering a fertilizing program to their customers. With the new law, as of 2010, if a company does not have a pesticide license they cannot advertise or have any sort of fertilizing in their business name.

    Standard operating procedures for subcontracting:
    MDA will allow an unlicensed firm (contractor) to subcontract the application of pesticides as long as: The contractor does not advertise the application of pesticides as part of their business;and the contractor must make the property owner or property manager aware in a written bid that they will subcontract pesticide applications to a licensed PAB firm which must be identified in the bid. *Please note that there are more laws and regulations, we found those to be the most important*

    Quality Fertilizing would love to help your business with any/all of your fertilizing needs, tree & Shrub care, bug control, etc. Call or email us to get more information!

    Ask for Jeff!:waving:
  2. mdlwn1

    mdlwn1 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    Too bad fertilizer isnt a pesticide and therefor isnt illegal.............
  3. Mahoney3223

    Mahoney3223 LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 995

    wow...if it kills anything then it is...so if you put down weed n feed...guess what? it's a pesticide...so is roundup, grub control, crabgrass pre emergent etc. hope your not putting any of those down (which most ppl are) without a license buddy! derrrrrrr
  4. Qualityfert

    Qualityfert LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    You still have to have a applicators license and that is whom we are reaching out to (Michigan landscaping companies without a applicators license) and were simply stating the new law about pesticide.

    Nonetheless, Thank you for your input..
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2010

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