Latest News from Control Solutions, Inc.

Benefits of Todal Nematicide Insecticide

BENEFITS OF TODAL NEMATICIDE / INSECTICIDE TODAL can be used in rotation with NIMITZ® Pro G for a complete Nematode program. Powered by the proven active ingredient Abamectin, TODAL is an emulsifiable concentrate formulation designed to move quickly into the soil to where parasitic nematodes are found for prompt, comprehensive control at the source. Controls the most problematic nematode species on contact including sting, root-knot and lance. Allows flexible application rates and season-long rotations for effective agronomic program. TODAL helps shield roots from nematode damage and drought, which results in more durable, stress tolerant turf that can recuperate more quickly from stresses like disease and aerification.
Read More

Fire Ants Are Active on Golf Courses in July

Fire Ants Are Active on Golf Courses in July Golf courses provide recreation for millions of people every summer. Golf courses also provide attractive living conditions for fire ants. Solenopsis are attracted to areas of fertile soil, high moisture content, and open, sunny areas. Fire ants are still very active in the month of July, although you may not notice them building as many mounds, do not be deceived. Fire ants exist in one of three stages; brood, adult workers or queens, and all life stages are present at the same time.
Read More

Shannon Slevin Announcement

Shannon Slevin Announcement Control Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to the Quali-Pro team, Shannon Slevin.
Read More

Bed Bugs and Resistance to Insecticides

Bed Bugs and Resistance to Insecticides The common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, has a long, well documented history of resistance to insecticides. Resistance is defined as “a heritable change in the sensitivity of a pest population that is reflected in the repeated failure of a product to achieve the expected level of control when used per the label recommendation for that pest species.” Resistance is more common in populations with a quick generation time, such as house flies, German cockroaches, and bed bugs. It is less common in social insects such as ants and termites.
Read More

Todd Deitz Announcement

Todd Deitz Announcement Control Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to the Quali-Pro team, Todd Deitz.
Read More

John Haguewood Announcement

John Haguewood Announcement Control Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to the Quali-Pro team, John Haguewood.
Read More

What PMPs Should Do About Larger Pests

What PMPs Should Do About Larger Pests Know Your State Laws So much training and education in the PMP industry is focused on rats and mice but there is considerably less focus on larger vertebrates, such as raccoons, opossums, squirrels, ring-tailed cats, skunks, and other fur bearing animals. There are many laws and regulations pertaining to larger vertebrate pests.
Read More

2018 Memorial Day Mosquito Protection Checklist

2018 Memorial Day Mosquito Protection Checklist Memorial Day 2018 is here and so are the mosquitoes! Use THIS checklist for helpful outdoors tips to keep you and your family and friends safe from swarms of dreaded mosquitoes this holiday weekend!
Read More

Drastic Temp Changes Wreak Havoc on Transition Zone

Drastic Temp Changes Wreak Havoc on Transition Zone We have gone from winter to summer with a week or so of spring. Temperatures have been consistently in the 80s. Reports of pythium have already shown up at universities. The soil temperatures are consistently above 550F. Crabgrass is starting in open thin areas.
Read More

The Flexibility of Strobe Pro G

The Flexibility of Strobe Pro G New Combination Fungicide Strobe Pro G Strobe® Pro G is the latest fungicide to be added to the stable of fungicides that are available from Control Solutions/Quali Pro®. Strobe® Pro G is a new combination fungicide that is labeled for residential, sports turf as well as golf. It combines two time tested proven fungicides on a quickly dissolving granule which affords protection fast.  
Read More