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We’re Going On Tour with The WinField® Academy

Posted: 7/13/2016

We have an exciting opportunity for our valued WinField® customers. We are about to kick off our 2016 “tour” of the country, and the show may soon be in your area. The WinField® Academy offers information on the latest products and technologies, and a refresher of recommended best practices. Attend the WinField® Academy to gain practical insights to help you effectively manage your golf course or refine your pest control, lawn care and landscaping business.
 

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Itching for Answers? Smack Down Mosquitos with Expert Advice from Martyn Hafley

Posted: 3/21/2016

There’s a growing number of disease threats associated with mosquitos. West Nile Virus, encephalitis, Dengue Fever, Filariasis, Malaria, Chikungunya and Zika are the most prevalent in the news. Although in many parts of the country, it’s not considered “mosquito season,” it’s time to put a program together.

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WinField 5 for 2015: Pest

Posted: 12/30/2015

The Pest Control Market had a fair year with some unusual weather patterns, further consolidation and diversification of the market channels and the consistent growth in the rodent segment. This year we had a couple of fantastic new products introduced and some continued growth of a few of our best products and chemistries.

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5 Questions With... Bruce Jump

Posted: 11/20/2015

In the second installment of the “5 Questions With…” series we sit down with Bruce Jump, WinField’s manager of turf seed product, athletic fields and training and education. Bruce Jump has more than three decades of experience with Land O’Lakes and carries out a variety of duties for the turf seed product portfolio

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WinField Academy

Posted: 7/28/2015

We are excited to be launching the 2015 WinField Academy events. Our first stop takes us to Florida where we will be hosting events in Orlando on August 11 and Palm Beach on August 13.  WinField Academy events are designed to help industry professionals learn about the latest products and technologies, review application best practices and discover new business strategies. Each event includes some of the best speakers, researchers and educators in the country – along with delicious food and great door prizes. 

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Mosquito Control a Must This Summer

Posted: 6/25/2015

When thinking of the number one enemy to humans, a fierce animal at the top of the food chain probably appears in most people’s minds. However, each year mosquitoes claim the lives of more people than wolves, sharks, alligators and snakes combined. They are not only irritating pests that can cause itchy bites – they can also be dangerous disease vectors, killing 725,000 people annually. For all of history across the globe, mosquitoes have been a nuisance, a pain and an angel of death. 

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Top 3 Toughest Pest Challenges for 2015

Posted: 2/20/2015

In the pest control business, change is the only constant – and a new year signifies a new series of challenges Pest Management Professionals (PMPs) must consider. I recently sat down with PCT Magazine to discuss some of these pressing pest issues, while offering a few tips for anticipating and addressing potential problems before it’s too late.

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