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Bio Turf

Gary Niemeyer Phone: 816-822-7723

Owner Fax:

8041 Bellview Website: www.kcbioturf.com

Kansas City MO 64114 Email:  

Service Categories: structural commercial school

landscape residential golf course


Lawn care fertilization using only clean, non-toxic food grade materials that provide life to the lawn, do not kill the soil while they do kill the weeds. We give life to the soil and say good-bye to the weeds.

What is your definition of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?

IPM involves using chemical, physical and mechanical methods as pest management tools.


Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

In some cases. For example, I would schedule parasitic nematodes and milky spore to be used in early summer.

How are pest problems identified?

I have no pest problems. I believe healthy soil promotes healthy plants. Healthy plants resist pests and disease. No stress, no pests.

What practices do you use to prevent and/or control pests?

I use biological and least-toxic controls


Do you use biological controls?

Parasitic nematodes, milky sopre, Bt


Do you use borates?


Do you use synthetic chemicals?

Calcium nitrate, food-grade phosphorous pentoxide

What are the top 10 pesticides you use/sell/recommend?


If pesticides are used, how much are used per year of each?


Does your company perform habitat modification?

Renovations, over-seeding, and laying of new sod.

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

Digging out of dandelions.

What type of fertilizers do you use/sell/recommend?

Food-grade phosphorus pentoxide, calcium nitrate, magnesium sulphate, seaweed, kelp.


What do you usually use/sell/recommend for addressing:

termites N/A

cockroaches N/A

fleas Bt

carpenter ants N/A

fire ants N/A

ants (indoor) N/A

crabgrass phosphorus pentoxide

dandelions higher levels of phosphorus pentoxide

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

More effective than conventional measures for crabgrass. Fertilizer is much more effective.


Dr. Evens: 816-333-0055; Richard Nelson: 816-822-4005