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Fundraising with 4th H.O.O.A.H. of Wisconsin

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This spring, Eis Implement had a great opportunity to give back to our local community. We decided to get involved with an area charity called the 4th H.O.O.A.H. of Wisconsin.

The Wisconsin chapter was founded in 2013 by local veteran, William Kocken, with the mission of lending support to servicemen and women who currently deploying and veterans who are returning from service. The group initiated the annual Green Bay Milwaukee for Them Ruck March and the Veterans Suicide Awareness March - both of which raise awareness and funds for local veterans.

In support of this organization, Eis Implement was able to assist with fundraising on Facebook. For every new page "like" Eis received from May 1st - May 24th, we donated one dollar to 4th H.O.O.A.H. of Wisconsin - totaling $500!

"At Eis Implement, we're especially moved by the sacrifice of veterans and active military. We so appreciate what these great men and woman have done for our country - and it often goes unnoticed. This fundraiser has been one small way for us to make a difference in the lives of these heroes living right in our community," said Jon Eis.

To find out more about the 4th H.O.O.A.H. of Wisconsin, or to get involved, please visit there website: https://hooahinc.org/4th-hooah-wisconsin/.

Recent Awards

Some exciting things have been happening at Eis Implement this spring. We were selected to receive two significant awards.

2018 LandollLandoll Award

We are proud to announce that we have been chosen, for the third year in a row, as on of Landoll's Top 25 Dealers in the United Sates. Landoll, a major manufacturer of agricultural equipment, trailers, forklifts, and other large machinery, is located in Marysville, Kansas and sells their large implements nation-wide.

It is such an honor to be selected as top dealer among a long list of great companies they do business with all over the U.S.

This April, Territory Manager Kevin Wendland came to Eis Implement to present us with this year's plaque.

We would like to thank Landoll for being an excellent company to work with. They have proven to be an incredibly customer-oriented company that goes the extra mile to serve others and have shown such kind hospitality towards us during our visits to their headquarters.

We look forward to next year's award and hope to remain one of the top dealers in the nation.

SorbIts Achievement in Waste Reduction

ITU AbsorbTech has awarded Eis Implement with a plaque in recognition of our environmental initiatives to reduce solid waste and pollution over the past year, in support of ISO 14001.

By utilizing the SobIts system, which includes launderable, reusable textiles, we were able to prevent 1,788 pounds of industrial wiping towels, 145 pounds of restroom hand towels, and 58 pounds of mop heads from entering landfills.

In addition to preventing this sold waste, we where also able to prevent the typical oils and by-products of our industry from entering landfills. These liquids were collected using absorbent materials and will be repurposed elsewhere in our industry rather than being discarded, as was the typical process many years ago.

"We know that it's essential to make smarter environmental choices these days. There was zero hesitation to get on board with this waste reduction plan. It's great to see that small changes like this can make a big difference over time," said Jon Eis.

For more information on the program, visit http://www.ituabsorbtech.com

To Bag or to Mulch - That is the Question

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Most of us can agree on one thing -we'd all like a healthy-looking, green lawn. And, the perennial question that comes up is: which choice is better for my lawn, bagging my grass clippings or mulching them? Mulching is actually best choice for most lawns, with a couple of exceptions.

When to Bag

  • If you've been out of town or it's been quite a while since you last mowed, you may have very long grass clippings. If you find the clippings are an inch or longer you should consider collecting them and composting on your own property or at your local recycling center. You'll find a great selection of baggers here at Eis Implement, including the MCS 20 bushel dump from seat that fits John Deere X700 Signature Series and some compact tractors.
  • If you notice disease in your lawn, it may be best to bag your clippings so you don't spread the problem to other areas of your lawn.

Why to Mulch

  • Mulching your grass clippings and leaving them on the lawn will save you time and energy. There's no need to repeatedly lift heavy bags and move the clippings from place to place.
  • Grass clippings return essential nutrients to your lawn, like nitrogen and potassium.
  • Clippings return carbon to the soil, which helps build soil organic matter (SOM). A higher level of SOM in your lawn means it's able to hold more water and keep your lawn healthier.
  • When finely-cut clippings sift down through the layers of your lawn, they prevent weeds from taking hold.
  • Mulching is more earth-friendly because it acts as a natural fertilizer, reducing the amount of synthetic fertilizers you may use, and keeps clippings out of the landfill - depending on your municipality.

A Few Hints

  • Here are a few hints to maximize your mulching effectiveness
    • Keep your mower blades sharp by bringing them into Eis. We'll ensure finely-cut clippings can more easily sift down through your lawn. We offer walk-in, same-day, and next-day blade sharpening for $6.50 per blade, plus tax. Or, if you have your mower serviced by us, blade sharpening is included with tune-up.
    • Mulch when your grass is dry, so that your clippings don't clump together.
    • Consider the MulchControl System by John Deere to make the process of mulching even easier. With the push of a button, you can adjust your clippings from side-discharge to bag and back again in seconds, if needed.

Interested in learning more about the MulchControl System? Contact us at (800) 474-0281 or stop by Eis Implement in Two Rivers and talk with one of our helpful staff members.

Here's to a long season of beautiful, healthy lawns!