In season 2, episode 37 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape and Macey Robinson with LandCare, talk with Mark Lucas, national account manager with Rainbow Ecoscience.
Lucas has spent 30 years with Brickman/Brightview and worked the typical career path of account manager, branch manager and regional manager, then was a national account manager for the last eight years with Brickman/Brightview overseeing some larger accounts around the country. Lucas left in 2015 to work with Chapel Valley as a trainer and while there, was exposed to a PGR for shrubs called Trimtect, made by Rainbow, where he currently works. Lucas currently oversees the advancement of Trimtect with many landscape companies.
In this podcast, Lucas talks about the importance of Plant Growth Regulators (PGR) and how it has helped with current industry labor issues. He talks about the risks of overapplications, the environmental impact, and the science behind PGR.
Listen to the full podcast below.