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Recent Headlines from Turf Magazine

Tips for Handling the Heat
Employers must handle the heat intelligently.... Read More
Rain Bird Maxicom Now Available at John Deere Green Tech
ALPHARETTA , Ga. -- John Deere Green Tech has reached an agreement with Rain Bird Corporation to become an authorized distributor of Rain Bird’s Maxicom and ...... Read More
Schiller Grounds Care Names New CFO
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. -- Schiller Grounds Care has appointed Pam Prior as its new chief financial officer. Prior immediately assumes a key role in managing Schiller Grounds Care's comprehensive ...... Read More
A Wonderfully Wild And Crazy Business
Ron Hall reflects on his experiences in the green industry over the past 31 years.... Read More
Deere To Culminate Wright Manufacturing Product Alliance
CARY, N.C. - John Deere announced it will not extend its current commercial mower design and manufacturing arrangement with Wright Manufacturing beyond May 2016. The alliance ...... Read More
EPA Proposes to Cancel Some Uses of Insecticide propoxur
The agency found unacceptable risks to human health when sprayed indoors.... Read More
Student Artwork Featured in First Ever 'Water is Life' Calendar
Toro and Wyland Foundation partner to create fundraising opportunity for schools.... Read More
If Syngenta Bid Fails, Will Monsanto Seek Bayer CropScience?
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - If Monsanto can't land Syngenta in the next couple of months, sources say it may be interested in acquiring $13-billion Bayer ...... Read More
Applegate to head Environmental Science at Bayer CropScience
Monheim, Germany - Effective July 1, longtime Bayer Executive Dr. Jacqueline Applegate will become Head of Environmental Science, the non-agricultural business operations unit of Bayer ...... Read More
Effective Irrigation Scheduling
Education makes all the difference when teaching clients how to properly schedule their irrigation systems.... Read More

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Equipment - Marketplace, Repair, Etc.

Nationwide used equipment ads. Members can sell and buy equipment from one another. No commercial/dealer posting allowed.
Lawn care and landscape business owners discuss the mechanics of Green Industry specific equipment such as blowers, mowers, trimmers, and other manufacturer specific equipment
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Discuss lawn care and landscaping trucks and accessories, as well as both open trailers and enclosed trailers, and their accessories.
Lawn care and landscape business owners discuss the use of ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and UTV (Utility Task Vehicles) for their business.
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Lawn care and landscape business owners discuss heavy equipment used by Green Industry professionals such as dump trucks, bull dozers, tractors and various other machinery
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Lawn care and landscape business owners discuss tractors and the mechanics of equipment geared toward the Green Industry
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Lawn Care and Landscaping Business Owners discuss renting and or leasing of equipment such as trenchers, skid steers, dump trucks and more.

Lawn & Landscape Maintenance - Mowing, Shrubs, Mulching, Etc.

Lawn Care Business Owners Discuss Techniques, Ideas, Strategies, etc.
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Lawn Care Business Owners Discuss Equipment such as Walk Behind Mowers, ZTR Mowers, Line Trimmers, Backpack Blowers, Attachments, etc.
Lawn Care and Landscape Business Owners Discuss The Maintenance of An Existing Landscape, Including Mulching, Flower Bed Maintenance, Spring and Fall Clean-Ups, Leaf Removal, etc...
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss pesticides, herbicides, licensing, legislation, application practices, equipment, pricing, products, manufacturers, suppliers and more.
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss fertilizers and plant nutrition: application practices, equipment, pricing, products, manufacturers, suppliers and more.
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss organic garden management, fertilizing schedules, pricing, organic materials, techniques, weed control, disease, pest control, legislation, licensing, and more!
Lawn Care & Landscape Business Owners Discuss Aeration, Dethatching, Seeding, Soil Amendments, etc...
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Florida Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss pesticides, herbicides, licensing, legislation, application practices, equipment, pricing, products, manufacturers, suppliers and more.
Lawn Care Business Owners and Professionals discussing business management topics that include: Best Practices, Adding/Offering Services, Business Tools, Logistics, Staffing, etc.
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Recent Headlines from Turf Design Build Magazine

Rain Bird Maxicom Now Available at John Deere Green Tech
ALPHARETTA , Ga. -- John Deere Green Tech has reached an agreement with Rain Bird Corporation to become an authorized distributor of Rain Bird’s Maxicom and ...... Read More
Get to Know Arlena G. Schott
For more than 30 years, Arlena Schott has been “keeping it green” with the ownership and operation of Arlena’s Plantscape and Design, as well as ...... Read More
A Look At U.S. Wages
Sure, wages have been rising slowly since the recession ended, which is what is limiting consumer spending. While some economic experts say there are signs ...... Read More
Hardscape North America Announces 2015 Dealer Education Program
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hardscape North America’s Dealer Education Program will be held Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, immediately prior ...... Read More
Free "Home Design 3D Outdoor & Garden" app now available
Montreuil, France -- Anuman Interactive announces the online release of "Home Design 3D - Outdoor & Garden". This app, available on iOS and Android, allows ...... Read More
Eighth Annual HNA Awards Now Accepting Entries
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hardscape North America is now accepting entries for the 8th Annual HNA Awards to be presented during the 2015 HNA Awards Recognition ...... Read More
San Diego Landscapers Honored at 2015 Beautification Awards
SAN DIEGO, Calif – The San Diego chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) recently honored 23 local landscape contractors with 2015 Beautification Awards ...... Read More
60,000 Professional Positions Available This Year in the Landscape Industry, New Survey Shows
HERNDON, Va. -- The National Association of Landscape Professionals Foundation recently released a national employment survey of landscape industry firms. The data shows approximately 60,000 ...... Read More
ASLA Commends Senate for Passing Bill that Includes Highways BEE Act Amendment
Washington, D.C. --  The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) unanimously passed the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act, or ...... Read More
High Thinking For Low-Maintenance Landscapes
Perhaps no one realizes the importance of low-maintenance landscapes better than Kate Kennen. For more than a decade, Kennan’s Boston-based landscape design company, Offshoots Productive ...... Read More
Landscapers Discuss Design, Architecture, Installation, Equipment, Plant Stock, Estimating, etc.
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Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss all aspects of irrigation, pricing, bidding, installation, maintenance, manufacturers, books, and various systems.
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Landscapers Discuss Patios, Walls, Drive Ways, Walk Ways and More!
Landscape Lighting Designers and Contractors Discuss a Full Spectrum of Issues Involving Outdoor Lighting.
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss the installation and maintenance of ponds, water gardens, along with fish, electricity, rocks, pricing, software, designs, filters, treatment, pumps, waterfalls and more.
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Landscaping business owners discuss upcoming industry trade shows you may want to attend or post pictures and information about trade shows you have attended.
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Tree Service Professionals Discuss Different Aspects of Tree Climbing, Pruning, and Felling.
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Tree Service Professionals Discuss Different Types of Equipment and Accessories.
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Tree Service Professionals Discuss The Importance of Safety and The Different Types of Safety Accessories Available.
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Tree Service Professionals discuss their sawmilling experiences.
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Recent Headlines from Superintendent Magazine

Toro and Wyland Create School Fundraising Opportunity
Last fall, over 3,500 K-12 students across the country participated in the Wyland Foundation's annual 'Water is Life' Mural and Art contest, co-sponsored by Toro. ...... Read More
Update: ArmorTech and Viceroy Recall Extended
In an extension of its June recall, NovaSource, a business unit of Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc is voluntarily recalling all of its turf fungicide formulation product ...... Read More
Aquatrols Seed Enhancement Technology Granted Patent in Japan
Aquatrols Corporation of America has received significant patent protection in Japan for its Seed Enhancement Technology. This is the first patent issued in what is ...... Read More
Syngenta names two new territory managers
Syngenta adds two new territory managers to its Turf and Ornamental business with Adam Garr, who will be working with turf customers in the lower ...... Read More
Shearer Equipment is Bernhard Grinders' Newest Distributor
Bernhard and Company - manufacturer of Bernhard Grinders, which manufactures blade sharpening systems for mowers- has partnered with Ohio-based distributor Shearer Equipment. A full-line John ...... Read More
On the Lookout
Scouting, perhaps the most important component of IPM, sometimes gets overlooked. But it’s vital that it’s part of the pest control equation. In the overall ...... Read More
Talking Herbicide Resistance
We asked representatives from several pesticide companies: We're hearing that herbicide resistance is becoming more of a factor in golf course maintenance. Are superintendents aware ...... Read More
Dr. Jacqueline Applegate to head Environmental Science at Bayer CropScience
Effective July 1, Bayer Executive Dr. Jacqueline Applegate is the Head of Environmental Science, the non-agricultural business operations unit of Bayer CropScience. Applegate, who will ...... Read More
Modifying Maintenance
Ten things you can do on your golf course to reduce your budget without sacrificing quality and playability. I have a question for you. First, ...... Read More
Trump's Ferry Point: It's Why Golf Is Declining
In a blatant move against growing the game of golf, New York City recently opened the Trump Golf Links Ferry Point for play, not ironically ...... Read More
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Additional Industries

Recent Headlines from Sportsfield Management Magazine

Fans in the Stands
When it comes to sports fields, a lot of attention is paid to the athlete experience. And that’s the way it should be. After all, ...... Read More
There's a Story to be Told
The Sports Turf Managers Association has embarked on a renewed education program. But this one does not involve conferences, webinars or certification points. In fact, ...... Read More
Industry Q&A: Kelly Rensel
I am the ... Head Groundskeeper of Pioneer Park For the ... Tusculum College Pioneers and Greeneville Astros, rookielevel affiliate of the Houston Astros What ...... Read More
There's nothing fake about issues with artificial turf at Women's World Cup
This article originally appeared on Yahoo! Sports on June 26, 2015, and is by Eric Adelson. OTTAWA, Ontario - These are the days when the ...... Read More
The Ironies of Drought
It’s inevitable: June arrives and, with it, summer’s hot and dry conditions – except in California, where it’s really hot and really dry. Some say ...... Read More
Discovering Benefits of Rolling
It was in 2011 when Glenl Wear heard that a few golf courses had begun rolling fairways. This practice, he discovered, improved playability and reduced ...... Read More
TKI Recalls ArmorTech ALT 70 and Viceroy 70DF Fungicide Formulation
NovaSource, a business unit of Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. (TKI), is voluntarily recalling all 2013 production batches of a turf fungicide formulation marketed under the brand ...... Read More
Perfect Pitch
Viewers of the FIFA World Cup this summer will notice a few differences from last summer’s tournament: For starters, this time the players will be ...... Read More
Five Questions with Shaun Ilten, Manager of Turf & Grounds at StubHub Center
The StubHub Center (formerly the Home Depot Center) is a multiple-use sports complex located on the campus of California State University, in Dominguez Hills in ...... Read More
Winterton Named Director of Marketing at Toro
 Dan Winterton has been named the director of marketing for The Toro Company. Winterton, an 18-year veteran of Toro, replaces Pete Moeller who was promoted ...... Read More

Recent Headlines from American Nurseryman Magazine

"Solid economic ground"
We’d love to claim that about the whole of the green industry, wouldn’t we? Some segments and companies are up, some are steady, a few ...... Read More
Today is the First Day of Smart Irrigation Month!
Today, July 1, is the first day of Smart Irrigation Month, hosted by the Irrigation Association. According to their website, “Smart Irrigation Month is an ...... Read More
Suståne Retail Line Now Distributed by Foster's in the Midwest
Suståne Natural Fertilizer, Inc. is partnering with Foster's Inc., now Suståne's entire retail line will be available through the wholesale lawn and garden distributor. This new ...... Read More
Grow Wise, Bee Smart Website Launches
The Horticultural Research Institute, the research affiliate of AmericanHort, announced the launch of the Grow Wise, Bee Smart website. This resource is a key component of ...... Read More
Good Citizen Groundcovers
Groundcover plants perform a wide variety of “services” in the landscape, ranging from erosion control to acting as living mulch, and even providing color and ...... Read More
U.S. Botanic Garden's Holly Shimizu Wins 2015 Honorary Life Member Award
The American Public Gardens Association (APGA) announced Holly Shimizu, Former Executive Director of the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) as the winner of the Association's Honorary ...... Read More
Oso Easy Lemon Zest Rose Honored with Award of Excellence
The American Rose Society (ARS) announced at the 2015 National Conference that Proven Winners received the Award of Excellence for Oso Easy Lemon Zest rose. ...... Read More
American Public Gardens Association Honors Leaders in Horticulture
The American Public Gardens Association (APGA) announced the winners of its 2015 member awards. The award recipients were honored during the APGA's 39th Annual Conference ...... Read More
All-America Selections Releases 2015 Annual Report
All-America Selections (AAS) has released their 2014/2015 Annual Report reflecting the group’s activities from the past 12-18 months. For the past five years, AAS has ...... Read More
San Diego County Flower & Plant Association Announces New Board Member
The San Diego County Flower & Plant Association announced that Aaron Bivens, General Manager for First Step Greenhouses will be joining the board of directors.  Aaron ...... Read More

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