hello guys! just passed my Texas Applicators Exam!

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ampeg76, Sep 20, 2006.

  1. ampeg76

    ampeg76 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 297

    Feels good, the test wasn't to tough for any wondering. Was seperated into three parts, with the final being Turf and Ornamental for my specialized area!

    I have a few questions for my Texas brothers!

    1. What are the specifics on storage areas for a small start up business? I'll have a couple gallons of fungicide, instecticide, and herbacide to start out with.

    2. What does everyone use for broadleaf weed control in St. Augustine lawns. Most of the companies i have worked for used Trimec(24d) and manor or blade for any virginia buttonweed type problems. I was reading up on quicksilver. It seems to be a good choice. Even in above 80 degree temps(which 24d seems very hostile to lol)

    thanks for the help!
  2. ampeg76

    ampeg76 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 297

    thx for the help guys, always a great help for the younger people!

  3. olive123

    olive123 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 500

    the storage area has to hold all the liquids if they hypothetically all broke open at once. Ive used qicksilver and didnt think it did a great job. It s a contact herbicide and i dont like using it unless im spot treating with a backpack. I use atrazine or sometimes with benzaton in the lawn rig.

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