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Pre-Emergent Price Increase

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by dantelawn, Dec 7, 2004.

  1. dantelawn

    dantelawn LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 15

    Anyone get there 2005 pre-emergent prices yet?? :cry: Our vendor has a 15% increase!! I know...inflation, urea prices, gas, etc. but that seems excessive. Anyone care to share pre-em pricing or any suggestions on where to buy other than Lesco (we are in PA/NJ)?
    15-3-5 25%SCU .125Dim. $18.85
    13-3-5 25% SCU .29Barrc. $17.00
    Prices based on 1200-1300 bag order.
  2. James Cormier

    James Cormier LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Messages: 1,217

    If that price is with the increase that means you where paying over $16.00 per bag before, for 30 pallets of product. Wow I think its time to shop around for product.
  3. lush&green

    lush&green LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

  4. Hamons

    Hamons LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 706

    I have gotten good service and great prices from my prosource one dealer -- check if you have one in your area.
  5. greensman

    greensman LawnSite Member
    Male, from Akron,Ohio
    Messages: 46

    Shop around
  6. Ohio ProTurf

    Ohio ProTurf LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    I agree with Hamons...ProSource One has been a pleasant surprise for me. Great service (Free Shipping, Deliveries on M-W-F) and my rep has consistently beaten Lesco's pricing on just about everything. Fertilizer pricing between the two is somewhat competitive, but for "specialty" chemicals, ProSource pricing has absolutely CRUSHED Lesco's. A few quick examples:

    I bought a gallon of Talstar this summer to spot treat for Ching Bugs. Lesco gouged me for $245. I could have gotten that from ProSource for $148.75.

    A 1.3 oz box of Manage. Lesco's price was $91.00. ProSource One's price was $73.00.

    I still have a good relationship with my Lesco Service Center, but business is business, and...
  7. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    They don't have pro source one on my side of the world .
    In Az.
    What's a man to do .
  8. Green Dreams

    Green Dreams LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 593

    Do they ship anywhere?
  9. Lawnchoice

    Lawnchoice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 781

    Anyone have the url to Pro Source?

    Got any idea if they are in New England?
  10. Hamons

    Hamons LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 706

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