Invasive Pests Initiatives
A Good Option for Emerald Borer-infected Trees
July 10, 2013
Municipality maintenance budgets typically have two line items for trees: prune and remove. Cities often don’t have room in the budget to treat trees with control products, no matter how dire the need, but a public-private partnership in Naperville, Ill., over the last few years proved it can be done and it can save thousands of ash trees.
Valent Professional Products Announces Legacy Tree Project Two-Year Results
June 11, 2012
Two years after launching the Legacy Tree Project to increase awareness about the destructive emerald ash borer (EAB), Valent Professional Products has announced that Safari® Insecticide is effectively protecting over 1,100 ash trees from EAB in seven participating Chicagoland communities.
Safari® Insecticide Now Available in Convenient 12-Ounce Containers
July 14, 2011
Valent Professional Products announced that Safari® Insecticide is now also available in a convenient 12-ounce container. This new package size is tailor-made for lawn care operators (LCO) and other professionals who need smaller packages to protect trees, shrubs and other ornamental plants from damaging pests.