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Recent Headlines from Turf Magazine

DOL Releases Proposal to Expand Overtime Protections
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Tuesday, June 30, the Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that would extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million white ...... Read More
EAB Spreads in Iowa
It has been months since Turf magazine has reported on the emerald ash borer (EAB), but it's not because the destructive invasive insect has gone ...... 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
STIHL President Fred Whyte to Retire
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -  STIHL Inc. announced that president Fred Whyte will retire at the end of this year. Whyte has been part of the STIHL group ...... Read More
Massey Services Named a "Best Place to Work"
ORLANDO, Fla. - Harvey L. Massey, chairman and CEO of Massey Services, is proud to announce that the company has been recognized by the Orlando Business Journal (OBJ) ...... Read More
Ag Group Says 2,4-D Report Needlessly Alarms Public
The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) said that the recent labeling of 2,4-D as a possible carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) ...... Read More
H-2B Workforce Coalition Issues Urgent Call to Action
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Friday, June 26, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed its version of the fiscal 2016 Department of Labor Appropriations bill. No amendments were ...... Read More
Summit Truck Group Holds Open House
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Summit Truck Group and Summit Lease & Rental hosted a customer open house at their location on Thursday, June 25, 2015, with over ...... Read More
Peer Groups are Powerful Business Builders - Fun Too!
Want a sure-fire, time-tested way to improve your landscape company and have more fun, too? It's simple: Hook up with the owners or key managers ...... 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

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Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss business related issues, taxes, marketing, employees, licenses, advertising, software, scheduling, billing, insurance, associations, magazines and more!
Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss all the issues surrounding keeping their employees and job sites safe. Equipment use, transportation, OSHA regulations, weather, apparel, etc.
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Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss topics surrounding franchising.
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Lawn Care and Landscaping business owners get to know other business owners and pros in your area. Work together, swap work, or meet for lunch!
Lawn Care and Landscape Business owners discuss employment issues, H2B, post job offers, resumes and 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
Discuss lawn care and landscaping trucks and accessories, as well as both open trailers and enclosed trailers, and their accessories.
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Lawn care and landscape business owners discuss the use of ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and UTV (Utility Task Vehicles) for their business.
by Outlawn
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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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This forum is where you can post information about equipment you have had stolen, including when, where, description, serial numbers, etc.
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.
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!
by Keegan
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Lawn Care & Landscape Business Owners Discuss Aeration, Dethatching, Seeding, Soil Amendments, etc...
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

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 to ...... 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
ASLA Elevates 37 to Fellowship for Outstanding Achievement
Washington, D.C. --The American Society of Landscape Architects has elevated 37 members to the ASLA Council of Fellows for 2015. Fellowship is among the highest ...... Read More
What Motivates Homeowner Spending?
Dive into the latest survey on homeowner spending... and then learn some tips on how to close residential sales.... 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.
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.
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 Use and Application of Different Kinds of Fertilizers and Pesticides. Tree Diseases Are Also Discussed.
Tree Service Professionals Discuss The Importance of Safety and The Different Types of Safety Accessories Available.
03-24-2015 07:30 AM Go to last post
Tree Service Professionals discuss their sawmilling experiences.
by pwoller
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Tree Service Professionals Discuss The Fire Wood Aspect of The Tree Service Business.
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Announcements, Press Releases, New Products for Tree Services

Recent Headlines from Superintendent Magazine

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
Chemistry and Water
Superintendents are looking at less traditional products to help them irrigate more efficiently. Scott May just returned from a trip to drought-stricken California, specifically the ...... Read More
Green Start Academy Now Accepting Applications
The application process is now open for the 10th Annual Green Start Academy (GSA) by John Deere Golf and Environmental Science, a division of Bayer ...... Read More
Whack the Weeds
by John C. Fech and Bradley Jakubowski If there’s a single thing on the golf course that catches a golfer’s attention, it’s a broadleaf weed ...... Read More
Floratine Names New Corporate Agronomist
Floratine, manufacturer of foliar and soil-based turfgrass solutions, has named Paul Ramina its new corporate agronomist. Ramina joins the Floratine team following a long career ...... Read More
FMC Triple Crown Twitter Contest
By retweeting a message from @FMCturf, eight qualified golf course superintendents can win a free one-gallon jug of Triple Crown Golf insecticide during the month ...... Read More
Talking Irrigation: Don Spier
In this series, company representatives comment on water issues and what their products can do to help superintendents be more efficient in achieving healthy turf. ...... Read More
WinField Grows with 11 New Hires
Winfield Solutions, LLC, a distributor of professional products for golf, lawn and sports turf, ornamental, pest control, aquatics and vegetation management, has added 11 new ...... Read More
Chipco Signature Not Related to Issues with ALT 70
To help mollify concerns with alleged issues regarding a generic fosetyl-Al fungicide, Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, announces that Bayer does not ...... Read More
Talking turf issues. Discuss all facets of golf course maintenance here.
Answer questions, win prizes!
Your take on golf and everything else sports related
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Additional Industries

Recent Headlines from Sportsfield Management Magazine

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
More About Mowing Patterns
Award-winning groundskeeper Ben Young reveals his insights on this popular facet of field care. In the world of sports turf management, few have mastered the ...... Read More

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Lawn Care and Landscape business owners discuss selling Christmas trees and other seasonal products like pumpkins, flowers, etc.
Lawn care and landscaping business owners discuss the topic of alternative fuel types in this forum.
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