Soil And Mulch Producer News
Colorant Systems Help Brighten Business For Mulch Producers
Capital Hill Visit
Transportation Issues, Retail Price Wars Affecting Mulch/Soil Industry
Study: Biochar Viable Substitute For Peat Moss In Greenhouses
Colorant Systems Help Brighten Business For Mulch Producers
By P.J. Heller

Matt Smith wonders what he would be doing today if his company wasn’t selling colored mulch.

“I’d probably not still be in the mulch business,” says Smith, chief executive officer of Smith Creek, Inc., in Borden, IN.

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News From The Mulch & Soil Council
By Robert LaGasse, Executive Director

Capitol Hill Visit

While Hours of Service (HOS) regulations have been an issue in recent years, the introduction of Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations last December has caused a major fire storm in the trucking industry.
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Transportation Issues, Retail Price Wars Affecting Mulch/Soil Industry
By Ken McEntee

For almost 40 years, Hardwood Mulch Corp., located about 35 miles southeast of Richmond, Va., hauled loads of wood mulch to a loyal customer in Maryland. That ended this year because of new interstate trucking regulations that mandate the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) to monitor a driver's hours of service, said Garland Anderson, owner of the company.

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Study: Biochar Viable Substitute For Peat Moss In Greenhouses
By P.J. Heller

Substituting various amounts of biochar for peat moss in greenhouse and nursery growing applications – including the total elimination of peat from the potting substrate and replacing it with biochar – resulted in similar plant growth, according to a recent study.

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