The KM Control feature can be fitted to our largest brushes to protect your investment from damage and give a better finish.
When using hot air to kill weeds, there are several things we can do to make the treatment as effective as possible.
Kersten offers a large range of Weed Management Equipment for looking after all sorts of surfaces. The various types of products are laid out with Pedestrian and Tractor Mounted Versions available to
Using nature to tackle weeds is a fundamental piece of the Integrated Weed Management puzzle and Biological control is more than just introducing bio-herbicides.
Sometimes in Agriculture - Cultural Weed Control is used to describe things like crop rotation and plant choices. In Amenity, culture is more about the prevailing attitudes and way of doing things.
Mechanical Weed Management employs labour saving devices to kill or disrupt plant growth by interfering with one or more of the elements a plant requires for growth.
Prevention is the foundation of an Integrated Weed Management Approach. It can have a massive impact on the effectiveness of remedial treatments.
All sports surfaces need care and attention, not just real turf pitches.
When a council expresses the need to go glyphosate free, they need a detailed plan to back it up, not simply a replacement product.
It is fantastic to see some innovative projects to make our urban spaces greener. However, as we try to reduce our reliance on chemical pesticides it is important to consider weed prevention.
Hot air is probably the most ecological thermal weed control method. In this article you can find some of the facts about different systems.
New legislation requires all users of Glyphosate and other PPP's to register now by June 22nd 2022
In a recent article about glyphosate use in councils; Horticulture Week proclaimed "Survey shows downward trend but no clear alternatives".
The council has a duty under the Environmental protection act 1990 to keep clean public
highways for which they are responsible.
Sasa just released a report about their recent Local Authority Integrated Weed Control Survey taken in 2019.
Here's a few thoughts...
With a new national action plan for the sustainable use of pesticides on the cusp of being released we have seen a swathe of councils taking a more responsible look at managing weeds.
Hand arm vibrations are becoming more and more important when choosing the right machine for a job. Often the vibration level is a limiting factor for how long an operator can work with a machine.
What is Weed Prevention and how could it be more cost effective than Weed Control?
Before you kill another weed read this....
A weed prevention strategy should be included when considering best practice for an Integrated Pest Management approach.