Thursday, March 05, 2015

Home News FMC brings back instructional videos

FMC brings back instructional videos

Supplier News

The YouTube clips show proper guidlines for pesticide and insecticide applications.

| July 31, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – FMC Corporation is reintroducing three videos showing proper guidelines for liquid pesticide applications and demonstrating how to apply Talstar Professional Insecticide. The videos take viewers step-by-step through applications of Talstar  for outdoor spot and perimeter treatments, as well as indoor applications. 

Now live on the FMC Turf YouTube channel, “How to Properly Apply Liquid Pesticides” and “How to Properly Apply Talstar® Professional Insecticide” are each three minutes long. A six-minute version incorporating both videos is also live on the FMC Pest YouTube site here.
 

"Safety serves as the backbone of FMC’s culture," says Lauren Wilson, technical service representative for FMC and a certified pest management professional.  “Every day I answer questions from customers about how to apply our insecticides, herbicides and fungicides.  I always tell them, there are certain guidelines to follow when using any product.

"Since Talstar Professional Insecticide is among the most widely used insecticides, we wanted to encourage product stewardship by showing the correct way to apply the product,” adds Wilson. 
   

In the videos, she demonstrates how to prepare for an outdoor application, including removing all pets, toys and people from the area. She then shows:

  • Proper personal protective equipment (PPE) when making an application
  • How to prepare for an indoor application
  • Proper storage of pesticides
  • How to prepare for an accidental spill

In the application demonstration video, she shows how to mix and spray Talstar Professional Insecticide both indoors and outdoors.
 

Top news

PLANET unveils a new name

Ten years after it was formed, the industry’s national association has updated its name and logo as part of a strategic rebranding.

Free Grounds Guys webinar announced

Landscapers looking for solutions to finding qualified employees can attend the March 4 event.

Ariens reflects on passing of past president

Michael Ariens had recently celebrated his 55th anniversary with the company.

Rules on recruiting

Knowing what to do isn't the challenge faced by executives – finding who to do it is.

New Vermeer mini skid-steer

The CTX50 features a vertical lift path, which allows for an increased lifting capacity.

x