Vegetation Management http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7393/more en Vegetation Management Herbicide Stewardship http://tdworld.com/sponsored/vegetation-management-herbicide-stewardship <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Content by Bayer </div> <div class="field-deck"> Reducing off-target issues </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><h3>THE PROBLEM</h3> <p>When applied correctly, non-crop herbicides are useful and necessary tools to manage unwanted <img alt="" src="/site-files/tdworld.com/files/uploads/2016/04/bayer1.jpg" style="width: 185px; height: 274px; margin: 4px; float: right;" />vegetation that can lead to safety, financial, and economic losses. However when applied incorrectly, non-crop herbicides have the potential to cause off-target injury to desirable vegetation. 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But you don't ask for recognition</div> <div class="field-byline"> Content Sponsored by Bayer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponsored/bayer-vegetation-management-go-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponsored/bayer-vegetation-management-go-ahead#comments Sponsored Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:19:00 +0000 87361 at http://tdworld.com Bayer Industrial Vegetation Management http://tdworld.com/sponsored/bayer-industrial-vegetation-management <div class="node-body video-body">Bayer Industrial Vegetation Management (IVM) products are your answers for improving lines of sight, keeping roadsides safe and utility sites clear of invasive weed and brush species</div> <div class="field-byline"> Content Sponsored by Bayer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/sponsored/bayer-industrial-vegetation-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/sponsored/bayer-industrial-vegetation-management#comments Sponsored Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:19:00 +0000 87371 at http://tdworld.com How to Remove Danger Trees http://tdworld.com/td-how/how-remove-danger-trees <div class="node-body video-body">A Bonneville Power Administration vegetation management crew takes down four "danger trees."</div> <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by: Burns &amp; McDonnell </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/td-how/how-remove-danger-trees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/td-how/how-remove-danger-trees#comments T&D How Goose the Moose Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:56:00 +0000 87281 at http://tdworld.com FirstEnergy Receives Tree Care Award from National Arbor Day Foundation http://tdworld.com/news/firstenergy-receives-tree-care-award-national-arbor-day-foundation-0 <div class="node-body article-body">The National Arbor Day Foundation, in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters, has recognized FirstEnergy and its 10 electric utilities as a Tree Line USA utility for 18 consecutive years. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/news/firstenergy-receives-tree-care-award-national-arbor-day-foundation-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/news/firstenergy-receives-tree-care-award-national-arbor-day-foundation-0#comments News Mon, 11 Apr 2016 19:44:00 +0000 85911 at http://tdworld.com Leverage Your Research Dollars http://tdworld.com/insights/leverage-your-research-dollars <div class="node-body article-body">Some years ago Arizona Public Service provided seed money to initiate the Utility Arborist Research Fund (UARF). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/insights/leverage-your-research-dollars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/insights/leverage-your-research-dollars#comments Insights Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:34:00 +0000 85901 at http://tdworld.com Stuart Jenner/iStock/Thinkstock VM Support http://tdworld.com/insights/vm-support <div class="node-body article-body">For electric distribution companies, it’s common that the single largest cause of unplanned outages is trees </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/insights/vm-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/insights/vm-support#comments Insights Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:22:00 +0000 85891 at http://tdworld.com Top Photo Group/Thinkstock PECO Electric System Upgrades Lead to Shortest Outages in Company History http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/peco-electric-system-upgrades-lead-shortest-outages-company-history <div class="node-body article-body">PECO has invested more than $500 million to improve its electric system infrastructure through preventive maintenance and equipment upgrades. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/peco-electric-system-upgrades-lead-shortest-outages-company-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-distribution/peco-electric-system-upgrades-lead-shortest-outages-company-history#comments News Overhead Distribution Fri, 08 Apr 2016 14:33:00 +0000 85571 at http://tdworld.com UVM and UAVs: A New Way Forward http://tdworld.com/regulations-standards/uvm-and-uavs-new-way-forward <div class="field-byline"> Dan Staley, Analemma Resources, LLC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">UAVs have the potential to be a disruptive technology in the vegetation management industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/regulations-standards/uvm-and-uavs-new-way-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/regulations-standards/uvm-and-uavs-new-way-forward#comments Regulations & Standards Tools & Technology Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:29:00 +0000 85361 at http://tdworld.com Airborne Workforce Improves the Grid http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/airborne-workforce-improves-grid <div class="node-body article-body">When the transmission grid needs speed and efficiency, it is time to call in air support.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/airborne-workforce-improves-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/overhead-transmission/airborne-workforce-improves-grid#comments Overhead Transmission Vegetation Management Silver Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:03:00 +0000 85331 at http://tdworld.com <p>Helicopters offer air support for linemen working from a bucket truck.</p> Courtesy of Air2.