Soil And Mulch Producer News
Improving Accuracy Of Bulk Pile Inventory Using Image-Laser Based Technology
Driving Hour Restrictions Cost Industry $1 Billion Per Year
Training Is Critical To Safety At Mulching Yards
For Plants, Landscapes, AG, A Love Affair With Mulch
Improving Accuracy Of Bulk Pile Inventory Using Image/Laser Based Technology
By Ken McEntee
Taking inventory at Atlanta-based Oldcastle Lawn & Garden's 30-plus mulch and soil yards used to require hours of manual measuring with a walking wheel and yard stick, then counting and recounting the collected data.

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Driving Hour Restrictions Cost Industry $1 Billion Per Year
By Ken McEntee

Federal Hours of Service (HOS) restrictions on truck drivers are costing the mulch and soil industry more than $1 billion per year - averaging close to $5 million per company, the Mulch and Soil Council (MSC) estimated. Mulch and soil producers could save that amount if they are granted an Agricultural Commodity Exemption to HOS regulations, said Robert LaGasse, MSC executive director.

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Training Is Critical To Safety At Mulching Yards
By Ken McEntee

Workplace injury reports from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) can serve as gruesome reminders about how dangerous grinders and other mulching facility equipment can be when proper safety precautions aren't utilized.

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For Plants, Landscapes, AG, A Love Affair With Mulch
By P.J. Heller

Mulch may be the not so secret ingredient when it comes to successful landscaping and plant growth.

For nearly 100 years, the benefits of mulch for various applications, such as agriculture and landscaping, have been studied and recognized.

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