A pernicious pest

June 8, 2012

The emerald ash borer is the “worst forest pest ever” to hit the United States, according to Joe Chamberlin, Valent’s field development manager for the Southeast. The tiny green insects have infested thousands of trees across the country and show no signs of stopping. And as cities reel from the impact, LCOs have an opportunity to help stanch the bleeding. L&L Editor Chuck Bowen talks with Chamberlin to learn how contractors can help control and prevent EAB for their clients, and use the pest as an opportunity to provide top-notch customer service.


Getting paid

February 29, 2012

Gene Chafe spoke at the Lawn Care Summit about how a bad collection process can hurt your cash flow. Read More

Chinch bug update

July 12, 2012

Learn how to get a jump on this perennial pest – and keep your customers happy this summer – with some new technical information from Joe Chamberlain and Valent Professional Products. Read More

The truth about ticks

June 25, 2014

Terminix entomologist Stan Cope talks about where ticks are most prevalent and what to do if you think you’ve been bitten by one. Read More