Aug. 30 2017
James Harrison’s twitter feed, as you might expect for a linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers, is filled with feats of strength. He’s an impressive dude, with a lot of muscle mass and endurance
Aug. 29 2017
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning businesses not to be fooled by an email phishing scam currently making the rounds. The criminal sends emails which appear to come from a company’s owner
Aug. 29 2017
Thomas Dorsey, founder of Dorsey Wright & Associates, credits the idea for his firm to a moment he had during the 2008 financial crisis. While millions were losing their retirements, he was lookin ...
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Aug. 28 2017
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has a problem. The growth of the city is eventually going to outstrip its water supply, and signs of the stress on the city’s water infrastructure have been largely ignored
Aug. 28 2017
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources wants the state’s landscape contractors and property owners to be on the lookout for an invasive pest that could be a worse threat than the emerald ash ...
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Aug. 26 2017
It’s taken more than 40 years, but the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has netted the first known actively reproducing female gypsy moths in the state. The department began trying
Aug. 25 2017
According to Sean Baker, division chief of Palm Beach Fire Rescue, a recent landscape incident in Florida that injured two crew members resulted from hedge trimming too near a power line. “This was
Aug. 24 2017
BioCarbon Engineering, a company based in Oxford, England, will partner with the Worldview International Foundation (WIF) to plant hundreds of millions of trees each year. This is possible thanks to a
Aug. 24 2017
The Norwalk, Connecticut police department is warning landscape contractors to be on the lookout for scammers posing as clients. A recent rash of fraud has targeted the green industry, and the attacks
Aug. 23 2017
Linda McMahon has been head of the Small Business Administration for six months now, and she sees a split among the small business owners her agency is charged with helping. According to McMahon, they
Aug. 23 2017
Immigration is a controversial subject, but one thing all sides can agree on is that immigration-related policies should not put anyone’s health and safety at risk. To that end, nearly every state ...
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Aug. 22 2017
There’s a change of headquarters coming to the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), according to a recent announcement from the association. According to Kris Kiser, president and CEO of the ...
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Aug. 22 2017
The manufacturing capacity at Briggs & Stratton Corporation is set to increase, as the company attempts to match the growing demand for, and sales of, its commercial mowers. The company recently a ...
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Aug. 21 2017
Pool Corporation, the parent company of green industry supplier Horizon, experienced an increase in stock-trading volume recently, up 142 percent over its normal daily volume. Atlanta Capital Manageme
Aug. 21 2017
If the irrigation controllers that your clients have use cell data to communicate, you may want to give them a checkup today. To handle the data load, cell data carriers, like Verizon, have spent the ...
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Aug. 19 2017
Deputies in Van Buren County, Michigan, are no doubt receiving thanks from afar, after foiling a criminal enterprise and recovering tens of thousands of dollars in new equipment stolen from businesses
Aug. 18 2017
A study from Colorado State University has found that only three percent of Colorado’s total water supply goes to landscaping. That three percent can have significant return on investment economical
Aug. 17 2017
“Buyer beware,” is the message that Joel Bernstein shares when it comes to Chris Rukab, owner/operator of a landscape company in Vilano Beach, Florida. Bernstein hired Rukab to spread 22 bags ...
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Aug. 17 2017
The green industry covers a wide umbrella of companies. Every landscape company--from giants like Brightview all the way down to owner/operator companies with a few dozen clients--is part of the green
Aug. 16 2017
In Kimberly, Wisconsin, Kathie Wegner is angry and frustrated, after being taken for $30,000 by a landscape company. Wegner hired Brian Schoenrock and Shaney’s Group, a New London, Wisconsin-based ...
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