Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout March on the Grounds Maintenance Web site,

How do you keep up with changing local and state regulations concerning pesticide and fertilizer use? (If you rely upon more than one method, select the answer that represents the one you use most.) I rely upon local news sources, such as my local newspaper. 10%
I rely upon my suppliers to keep me informed. 26%
I rely upon manufacturer labels. 16%
I rely upon industry publications and Web sites. 16%
I rely upon industry associations of which I'm a member to keep me informed. 30%

Look for this new reader poll question at

Do you employ minors?

A. Yes.

B. No, because of legal implications and child labor law restrictions.

C. No, because of the need for close supervision.

D. No, because they are unreliable.

E. No, because they are too immature and exhibit poor judgement.

F. No, because they cannot use motorized equipment.

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