BASF's Image 70 DG herbicide helps control tough southern weeds in warm turfgrasses. The selective postemergent herbicide controls a broad spectrum of summer and winter weeds, including purple and yellow nutsedge, dollarweed, field sandbur, green kyllinga, wild onion and garlic, henbit and chickweed. The package contains precisely enough herbicide to treat 1 acre of turf. Image 70 DG is tolerant to such established warm-season turfgrasses as bermudagrass, centipedegrass, St. Augustinegrass and zoysiagrass as well as many landscape ornamentals and ground covers. BASF
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LIGHT-POWERED IRRIGATION CONTROLLERS
DIG introduces the LEIT 4000 (4-, 6- and 8-station) and LEIT 4000E (12 and 16-station) irrigation controllers. A photo-voltaic module uses ambient light to power the unit day or night in any type of weather. The LEIT 4000 series controllers feature independent programs for each valve, monthly budget, rain delays and status reports for past and current months. DIG Corporation
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TRAILER-MOUNTED BARK BLOWER
FINN Corporation's Model 605 is a 5-cubic-yard-capacity bark blower on a trailer that can be towed with a ¾- or 1-ton truck. It is powered by a 68-hp Kubota engine connected to an air pump that can deliver airflow of 820 cubic feet per minute at a pressure of 12 psi. It comes equipped with a 4-inch × 150-foot-capacity hose reel. FINN Corporation
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The FC85 edger by STIHL helps landscapers cut through tough grass, wet dirt and clay. It includes a solid shaft drive and is powered by a 25.4cc engine, giving it 1.27 hp. The FC85 features an open guard assembly design, which minimizes clogging from dirt and debris. It comes with a guide wheel that provides increased maneuverability and helps protect the edger's gearbox. The FC85 uses a 3-shoe clutch with 360 degrees of contact on the clutch drum. The clutch helps to minimize slippage under extreme load conditions and provides more torque to the cutting head. Stihl Incorporated
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Briggs & Stratton's Etek electric-motor system, a combination DC motor and electronic controller, powers golf cars and other electric-powered utility vehicles. The new system is available exclusively in golf cars at Columbia ParCar as well as selected ParCar utility and industrial vehicles. The Etek system utilizes neodymium permanent magnet motor technology. Briggs & Stratton
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PLASTIC DUMP BODY
Reiter Industries Inc.'s new 10-foot plastic dump body, Model 1004LS, is designed for lighter-duty chassis. It has a carrying capacity of 4.4 cubic yards. The dump body measures 10 feet long with 22-inch sides, 32-inch tailgate height and ¾-inch-thick floor. It has 10-inch main rails under the dump body for clearance when mounting hoists and sub-frame hoists. Options include plastic fenders, cab shields and cab protectors with rear-window cutouts. Reiter Industries, Inc.
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MAPPING SOFTWARE (NO PHOTO)
Farm Works Software manufactures GPS mapping software geared toward the golf-course industry. The package, called Precision Course Management (PCM), gives golf-course professionals the ability to map their course and track applications such as fertilizers and pesticides. It also gives professionals the ability to track any maintenance or repair equipment. Maps of the course can be printed, and weather data can also be tracked and stored for further reference. Farm Works Software
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