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

How have you responded to increased or decreased demand for your business in 2002?
Added employees to increase overall size of business 38%
Decreased overall number of employees 22%
Increased number of employees by 20 percent or more 9%
Decreased number of employees by 20 percent or more 4%
Neither increased nor decreased number of employees 27%

Look for this new reader poll question at

What is the resource you most-often use to help you identify turfgrass diseases?

A. Local extension agency

B. Outside laboratory diagnostics

C. Internet

D. Books or literature

E. Advice from friends/co-workers

F. Do not use references/base it on past experience

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