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Recent Headlines from TurfMagazine.com

Recent Headlines from Turf Magazine

Bio Green Fertilizer Prices Remain Unchanged Since 2008
GREENSBORO, Georgia - Bio Green USA, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-quality soil amending fertilizers, has announced Bio Green fertilizer prices will remain stable through ...... Read More
Lower Gas Prices Seem To Be Driving Consumer Optimism
The majority of Americans say they are optimistic about the economy, and guess what's driving the optimism? Low gas prices, says a story from PR ...... Read More
Jeffrey Scott Inducted Into Consulting Hall of Fame
Washington, DC - Jeffrey Scott was voted by his peers into Alan Weiss's Million Dollar Consultant Hall of Fame. This honor was announced at a ...... Read More
National Day Of Service Demonstrates Landscape Professionals' Impact On Their Communities
HERNDON, Va. -- The National Association of Landscape Professionals held its national day of service on Earth Day, April 22. This grassroots event allows companies ...... Read More
The Right Tree In The Right Place
WACO, Texas - As our country celebrates National Arbor Day, many property owners will plant a tree. Trees add natural beauty and cool shade to residential ...... Read More
Nufarm Launches Benefit Program for Project EverGreen's GreenCare for Troops
MORRISVILLE, N.C. -  Nufarm Americas is giving back to those who serve with their Memorial Day Benefit. With every purchase of Nufarm's Spectro 90 WDG ...... Read More
WSJ Weighs In on Labor's Attempt to Scuttle H-2B
The Wall Street Journal on its online Opinion page Tuesday, April 21, took a swipe at the shenanigans of Labor Secretary Tom Perez in attempting ...... Read More
The Road to Immigration Reform
For far too long, immigration reform has been bandied about in the halls of Congress, the pros and cons of the issue bouncing back and ...... Read More
H-2B Supporters Continue the Battle Against DOL Rules
Supporters of the H-2B seasonal foreign worker program have been successful in temporarily blocking another H-2B program shutdown. Initially, the deadline for lifting the injunction ...... Read More
New York Approves Toro Equipment and Irrigation for Use Through TCPN
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - The State of New York has approved a contract for Toro equipment through The Cooperative Purchasing Network for use by all state agencies ...... 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!
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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!
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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.
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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.
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
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

Lower Gas Prices Seem To Be Driving Consumer Optimism
The majority of Americans say they are optimistic about the economy, and guess what's driving the optimism? Low gas prices, says a story from PR ...... Read More
Jeffrey Scott Inducted Into Consulting Hall of Fame
Washington, DC - Jeffrey Scott was voted by his peers into Alan Weiss's Million Dollar Consultant Hall of Fame. This honor was announced at a ...... Read More
WSJ Weighs In On Labor's Attempt To Scuttle H-2B
The Wall Street Journal on its online Opinion page Tuesday, April 21, took a swipe at the shenanigans of Labor Secretary Tom Perez in attempting ...... Read More
The Road to Immigration Reform
For far too long, immigration reform has been bandied about in the halls of Congress, the pros and cons of the issue bouncing back and ...... Read More
H-2B Supporters Continue the Battle Against DOL Rules
Supporters of the H-2B seasonal foreign worker program have been successful in temporarily blocking another H-2B program shutdown. Initially, the deadline for lifting the injunction ...... Read More
Landscape Inspections Up
Landscape inspections prior to home purchases continue to grow in popularity. As people begin spring house hunting, they await the results of house inspections before ...... Read More
CENTS 2016 Dates Updated
WESTERVILLE, Ohio – The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce that CENTS 2016 will take place, January 11-13 (Monday - ...... Read More
Kawasaki Consolidates All Functions in Single Location
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Engines Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. is consolidating all aspects of its management and product development processes in a ...... Read More
Megadrought Could Grip U.S. In Coming Decades
The long and severe drought in the U.S. Southwest pales in comparison with what’s coming: a “megadrought” that will grip that region and the central ...... Read More
Micro Irrigation Industry to Reach $8.13 Billion
A new market report says the Micro Irrigation Systems Market will reach $8.13 billion by 2020 – a 16.2 percent jump from 2014. North America ...... Read More
Landscapers Discuss Design, Architecture, Installation, Equipment, Plant Stock, Estimating, etc.
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.
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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.

Recent Headlines from Tree Services Magazine

Davey Tree Acquires Kerns Brothers
The Davey Tree Expert Company has acquired Kerns Brothers Tree Service & Landscaping, a residential tree care company based near Wilmington, Delaware. This is Davey's ...... Read More
Pushing, Pulling, Going and Knowing
As any tree industry veteran knows, controlling a handheld internal combustion engine with any degree of precision and consistency is much more difficult than it ...... Read More
Tree Care Professionals Celebrate Arbor Day 2015
Tree care professionals have the privilege of serving as tree ambassadors to the public. From tree trimming to identifying diseases, you are the group of ...... Read More
AirSpade Introduces New Shrub Gun
AirSpade, a division of Guardair Corporation, has released the newest addition to the AirSpade product line — the HT144 Shrub Gun — a compact, compressed ...... Read More
Brave Releases Tractor Mount Log Splitter
Brave releases the TMH2015, the first in a series of 3-point tractor mount log splitters. It is horizontally operated and innovatively designed to split in ...... Read More
Pro Tip: Chipper Operation
Train and educate every member of your tree crew on the safety features of his or her particular chipper, and how to operate each correctly. ...... Read More
Terex Expands Environment Equipment Business
Terex Materials Processing, a business segment of Terex Corporation and Continental Biomass Industries, Inc. (CBI) acquired the assets of CBI by Terex, expanding the Terex ...... Read More
Product Spotlight: Chain Saws and Accessories
ECHO ECHO's CS-490 chain saw is a lightweight alternative in the 50cc class. The CS-490 is equipped with a rugged 50.2cc professional-grade two-stroke engine with ...... Read More
Tree Talk: Cycling and Trees Don't Usually Go Together
In this case, it's the STIHL Tour des Trees, a weeklong, 500-mile cycling event held each year to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment ...... Read More
Bandit Industries Completes Another Expansion
Bandit Industries recently completed the fourth plant expansion in nine months to keep up with increasing demand for its equipment. All the plant expansions add ...... Read More
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.
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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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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

Ingenious Irrigators
Tim Barrier is a golf course superintendent, but you might figure he’s a certified public accountant with the way he talks numbers. That’s what happens ...... Read More
Battling Bermuda Disease
Bermudagrass is one of the most widely grown turf species in the warmer zones of the U.S. Unfortunately, it’s susceptible to more than its share ...... Read More
Larry Dudley Joins Redexim North America
Redexim North America, based in Valley Park, Missouri, has added a new member: Larry Dudley of Wildwood, Missouri. He joins the Redexim team as the ...... Read More
Locust Hill Country Club Recognized as Environmental Leader
Locust Hill Country Club, near Rochester, New York, has been recognized for its environmental achievements and commitment to sustainable operations by being accepted as a ...... Read More
BioSafe Names Jeff Rich as Texas Representative
 BioSafe Systems has expanded the sales territory of Jeff Rich into Texas as part of the turf and ornamentals sales team. Rich's sales successes since ...... Read More
Reinvention Is No Act
The sadness oozes from Armand LeSage’s voice – and it’s no act. LeSage feels for those who have been beaten down by excessive demands, tight ...... Read More
Is Your Office in Your Shop Up to Par (Pun Intended)?
This may seem like a slightly strange question to ask, but here it goes anyway: What’s in your office? Probably not something you think about ...... Read More
New E-Verify Service Expansion is Complete
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) expands its myE-Verify services nationwide to combat fraud, protect identity and educate workers. Employees are able to create and ...... Read More
Firm, Fast and Irrigation Efficient
About 1,700 feet above sea level, along Tennessee’s Walden Ridge, is Signal Mountain Golf and Country Club, an H.H. Barker design that will celebrate its ...... Read More
Here's What You Missed
Catch up on some of the latest news from Superintendent Magazine. It’s Masters time. Augusta National Golf Club always wins. The facts, the myth and ...... 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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Recent Headlines from Sportsfield Management Magazine

The Problem With Bush-League Wages
I spoke with the head groundskeeper for a minor league Class AA baseball team recently who’s troubled by his paltry pay – and rightly so. ...... Read More
Another Report Supports Crumb Rubber's Safety
Shaw Industries, Inc. retained Dr. Laura C. Green to review claims in the media that synthetic turf athletic fields that utilize crumb-rubber as an infill ...... Read More
Larry Dudley Joins Redexim North America
 Redexim North America, based in Valley Park, Missouri, has added a new member: Larry Dudley of Wildwood, Missouri. He joins the Redexim team as the ...... Read More
USA Football and FieldTurf Accepting Grant Applications
For the fourth consecutive year, USA Football and FieldTurf is accepting applications for their annual Field Building Grants Program. Municipalities, school systems and tax-exempt youth leagues are eligible for a grant, ...... Read More
Steve Michaud Park is Minnesota's 2014 Sports Field of the Year
The Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Managers Association (MPSTMA) presented the 2014 Field of the Year award to the City of Lakeville's Steve Michaud Park. ...... Read More
Safe and Sound
Carey Erven has managed the athletic fields for the University of Connecticut in Storrs for eight years. While the football team plays off-campus at Rentschler ...... Read More
Video: Sports Facility and Equipment Safety
This video, Sports Facility and Equipment Safety, is one of the latest instructional videos by the Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), the ...... Read More
Video: Synthetic Turf Field Safety
This video, Synthetic Turf Field Safety, is one of the latest instructional videos by the Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), the charitable ...... Read More
Video: Natural Grass Field Safety
This video, Natural Grass Field Safety, is one of the latest instructional videos by the Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), the charitable ...... Read More
New Video Series? from STMA Charity
A series of short, instructional videos by the Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), the charitable arm of the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA), ...... Read More

Recent Headlines from American Nurseryman Magazine

MDA Identifies Emerald Ash Borer Find in Fillmore County
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) identified an emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation in Fillmore County. Suspected EAB larva and feeding activity consistent with emerald ...... Read More
SeaScape Becomes Rhode Island's First Green Certified Landscaping Company
SeaScape Lawn Care has become Rhode Island’s first and only Green Certified Landscaping Company, as recognized by the Rhode Island DEM. This certification is part ...... Read More
National Association of Landscape Professionals Promotes New Vice President
The National Association of Landscape Professionals announced that Missy Henriksen will join the association beginning July 1 in the newly created position of Vice President ...... Read More
AmericanHort Staff Celebrates 45th Annual Earth Day
Despite rain and chilly temperatures, AmericanHort staff celebrated Earth Day 2015. The staff observed the international event by contributing to the local landscape right outside ...... Read More
Arett Sales Partners with AmericanHort
Arett Sales and AmericanHort have entered into a multi-year partnership that will further enhance the services offered to independent garden centers and hardware stores. Arett ...... Read More
Plant Select Launches New Website
On April 15, Plant Select launched a consumer-friendly website. Features include: Plant Finder: Consumers can search for plants based on a variety of characteristics (height, ...... Read More
Field Notes: Cornus amomum
Here at Carolina Native Nursery in Western North Carolina, Cornus amomum (silky dogwood) is a plant that we're used to seeing on stream restoration project ...... Read More
Flower Bulb Research Program Celebrates 50th Anniversary
In 1965, the Dutch Flowerbulb Industry made the unique decision to start a research program at an American university. In 2015 the research program celebrates ...... Read More
2015 International Trials Conference Schedules Presentations from Plant Trial Experts
The 2015 International Trials Conference, to be held August 24-27, in conjunction with the 2015 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon, has announced its list of ...... Read More
Armstrong Growers Acquires Do Right's Plant Growers
Armstrong Growers, a division of Armstrong Garden Centers Inc., announced that it has acquired the business assets of Do Right's Plant Growers in Santa Paula, ...... Read More

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