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Publication Type:
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Professional
Content Type:Editorial
Author(s):Tracy, Tom
Author Affiliation:Executive Director, Virginia Turfgrass Council
Title:We must take the lead in environmental issues
Column Name:Director's corner
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Source:Virginia Turfgrass Journal. March/April 2007, p. 8.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Winter Haven, FL: Harvest Publishing Company
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Environmental protection; State legislation; Best management practices; Fertilization; Networking; Perceptions; Public relations; Education
Abstract/Contents:Suggests that turfgrass professionals "must be proactive in the environmental arena in order to prevent future bills targeted at [the] industry." States that "Best Management Practices (BMPs), pesticide labeling and just plain common sense tell [lawncare companies] not to apply fertilizers to sidewalks and roads" and suggests that the industry take corrective action against such practices. Also suggests working together with those who oppose the lawncare industry through communication and education. States that letting clients know that the company is environmentally friendly could be a marketing opportunity for lawncare operators.
Language:English
References:0
Note:Pictures, color
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Tracy, T. 2007. We must take the lead in environmental issues. VA Turfgrass J. p. 8.
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