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Weed Man- Madison

    Phone: (608) 824-0043

Fax:

2211 Eagle Drive Website: www.weed-man.com

Middleton WI 53562 Email: turf@chorus.net

Service Categories: structural commercial school

landscape residential golf course

other: 

We are a lawn care provider that ensures our promises are kept to our customers. We harness both environmental protection and quality care for the homeowner's lawn. We are out on the homeowners lawn 6 x's/yr. Make sure the right product is put down during the right time.

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

Using all the tools available to us to enhance not onle the aesthetic capabilities of the landscape but the environmental preservations of our ecosystem as well.

 

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

Since we don't see enough insect pests in tuf consistantly enough to justify preventative measures, we use curative tactics as needed. Depending on the weed pest we use both preventative and curative measures.

How are pest problems identified?

First and foremost we try to create an environment that is least susceptible to pest problems.

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

Trapping, physical removal, habitat modification, sanitation practices, common sense, exclusion.

 

Do you use biological controls?

Did Not Respond (DNR)

 

Do you use borates?

DNR

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

DNR

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

DNR

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

DNR

Does your company perform habitat modification?

DNR

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

DNR

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

24-0-16 -- 65% Sulfur coated urea

 

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

termites N/A

cockroaches N/A

fleas N/A

carpenter ants N/A

fire ants N/A

ants (indoor) N/A

crabgrass Environmentally friendly weed controls
     

dandelions Environmentally friendly weed controls

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

Our pest management system is effective but we are continuously working to improve it.

References

Gary Lickliter; Fritz Ruegsegger