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Treating the Largest Ash Tree in North America

Over ten years ago, Arborjet’s Regional Technical Manager, Joe Aiken along with Arborjet adopted the largest ash tree in North America. The gargantuan tree is located on a private residence, north of Travers City, Michigan. “It is 88 inches in diameter and when you see pictures you realize how big that is,” said Aiken. “We […]

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Knock Down Spiraling Whitefly Infestation

Rugose Spiraling Whitefly infestation is easy to identify due to the sticky, sugary and messy “honeydew” the insect produces. Black sooty mold may also grow on the honeydew, drawing further attention. The most obvious sign of an infestation is seeing the flies themselves as well as the white spiraling patterns they make on the bottoms […]

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Halt the Spread of Pine Bark Beetle Infestations

There are numerous species of bark beetles, which infest conifers throughout North America. Adults tunnel through the bark, mate, and lay eggs in the phloem (inner bark). The larvae develop in the phloem and cambial region, while pupal development is completed in the outer bark. Adults develop from pupae and emerge by boring out through […]

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Late-Season Treatments Protect Trees

After a long winter, the influx of business combined with unpredictable spring weather can sometimes prove to be challenging for even veterans in tree care. This year, consider shifting some of your business to fall treatments, rather than waiting to start your plant health care program in the spring. Spreading out treatments will save time, […]

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The Advantage of Minimum Risk Pesticides

by Kristin Nikodemski Many pesticides, if used improperly, can have unintended consequences like harming the plant they were applied to protect or killing beneficial insects and organisms. When a controlled environment, companion planting, or homemade remedies don’t work you may want to try a minimum risk pesticide. Conventional Pesticides versus Minimum Risk Pesticides A pesticide […]

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Colorado Approves Eco-PM® & Eco-Mite Plus® Safe for Cannabis Cultivation

  Since the legalization of medical marijuana and hemp cultivation, growers have struggled to find safe, quality products to protect against mites and fungus. The Colorado Department of Agriculture approved both Eco-PM® and Eco-Mite Plus® for commercial, personal, and hemp use, in concentrated and ready-to-use formulas. Both products are fast acting and non-toxic to people […]

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