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Travis Urban

Travis Urban

Recent Posts

Creating A Fire-Resistant Forest

Posted by Travis Urban on 5/31/19 8:00 AM

Forest fires are a real and justified fear for many land and homeowners across the US. As real estate continues to expand into forests, we are increasing our exposure and risks associated with forest fire. We have the opportunity to combat this threat with preventative action and maintenance. 

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Topics: Skid-Steer, Forestry, skid-steer attachments, Skid-Steer Forestry Mulcher, Fire Prevention

Stump Grinders - Rent or Buy?

Posted by Travis Urban on 5/8/19 4:54 PM

 

Do you find yourself coming across trees that need to be removed, leaving unsightly stumps, and faced with the decision of renting or buying a stump grinder? 

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Topics: Skid-Steer, skid-steer attachments, stump grinders

Prep Your Skid-Steer For The Winter

Posted by Travis Urban on 12/14/18 10:26 AM

 

Mowing season is coming to an end for most North American operators. Prepare and protect your skid-steer for the winter by implementing proper maintenance.

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Topics: Skid-Steer, Equipment, Parts, Winterize, Maintenance, skid-steer attachments, Skid-Steer Rotary Mower, Skid-Steer Forestry Mulcher

Mesquite Tree - An Arid invader

Posted by Travis Urban on 11/14/18 12:49 PM

Mesquite trees are some of the worst invasive species on the planet known as "the devil with roots". This arid invader of water is a problem for many ranchers and producers in the southern and southwestern regions of the US.

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Topics: Ranchers, Skid-Steer, Producers, Landowners, Texas, Mesquite, Southwest, Skid-Steer Forestry Mulcher

Heating Up Revenue as the Season Cools Down

Posted by Travis Urban on 10/9/18 4:28 PM

Adding revenue to your business is key to growing and succeeding. As the summer concludes and the seasons change, the ways to generate revenue do as well.  

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Topics: Skid-Steer, Landowners, Forestry, skid-steer attachments, Land Clearing, Skid-Steer Rotary Mower, Skid-Steer Forestry Mulcher, Business, Fall

Black Locust Plaguing Property

Posted by Travis Urban on 8/16/18 2:53 PM


Black Locust is native to the Ozark Mountain and the Central Appalachia. With a quick growing nature and agile adaptability, this tree and has spread to all of the lower 48 states. They have spread through the planting of ornamental landscapes, shelter belts, and fuel wood. While this is an adaptable tree, it favors previously disturbed ground such as a road ditch or an abandoned road. 

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Topics: Skid-Steer, Forestry, Skid-Steer Rotary Mower, Skid-Steer Forestry Mulcher, Black Locust

Keeping Your Business On Track

Posted by Travis Urban on 6/11/18 12:01 PM

Running a business can be a daunting task, but with preparation and goals, it can be less painstaking. We've put together a list of key action items to help keep your business on track for success.

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Topics: Skid-Steer, Forestry, Business, Contractor

Mulch Madness - Tackling The Chinese Privet

Posted by Travis Urban on 4/2/18 2:15 PM


Native to Asia, Europe, and North Africa the privets were introduced to the United States in the 1850’s as an ornamental shrub for landscaping and cut flower arrangements. Due to its quick growing nature, the Chinese Privet is still commonly sold and distributed by nurseries to be used as hedging in landscape projects. With the ability to outproduce the native foliage, the Chinese Privet has become invasive primarily in the southeast and some eastern regions.

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Topics: Skid-Steer, Forestry, Chinese Tallow