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March 23 2015
Mowing over their old sales numbers, John Deere recently reached a milestone when they completed the 500,000th unit of their ZTrak mower. “Producing the 500,000th machine is a significant mile ...
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March 23 2015
On March 25 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Paul Latshaw, one of the golf industry’s most respected superintendents, will hold a free webinar. He will discuss his experience with sustainable products; i ...
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March 20 2015
In response to the California drought, Xeriscaping has been a trend for many state businesses. In fact, a new water-wise landscape design in San Diego, California, is saving San Diego Gas & Elec ...
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March 20 2015
As a result of the drought, treated waste water in Woodland, California, normally just flushed away will very soon be repurposed for industrial projects and city park irrigation. The Woodland City C ...
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March 19 2015
As part of his pitch to the Evanston, Illinois city council, City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz proposed a “targeted enforcement” campaign against the illegal use of gas blowers when the seasonal wi ...
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March 19 2015
The marriage between an electric starting engine and a rechargeable battery could provide enough power for weeks—or more—of mowing. InStart, the electric-starting engine from Briggs & Stratt ...
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March 18 2015
Residents of Millville Village in Butler County, Ohio, might have been surprised to look out their windows and see a chainsaw dangling from a helicopter. But it was just business as usual for Duke E ...
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March 18 2015
A man suspected in numerous snowplow scams throughout Central New York is now facing charges in Oneida County. The county’s sheriff’s department charged Thomas Zackoski with petty larceny an ...
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March 17 2015
On a recent morning, a Norfolk, Virginia city worker was heading to a 12-hour snow plowing shift when she spotted something out of the ordinary. That’s when she took action and saved a life.Terre ...
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March 17 2015
Another week, another phony contractor whose shenanigans give legitimate, honest contractors a bad name. In Martinez, California, an unlicensed, uninsured man named Adam Rivas has been promising to ...
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March 16 2015
The mandate to use corn-derived ethanol in fuels may be on the way out, if a bipartisan trio of U.S. Senators have their way. They’ve teamed up to sponsor S 577, the Corn Ethanol Mandate Eliminat ...
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March 13 2015
After a federal judge in Florida ruled that the Department of Labor (DOL) does not have the authority to determine H-2B certification regulations regarding wage surveys, the DOL announced that it is n ...
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March 13 2015
Lawn care companies in Montgomery County, Maryland, are watching closely to see if bill 52-14 passes. If passed altogether, use of certain pesticides would be banned. The bill also introduces ...
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March 13 2015
A landscape contractor in Syracuse, New York, is receiving the 2015 Veteran-Owned Business Achievement Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration, Syracuse District Office. A Marine Corps com ...
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March 12 2015
Annually, Toro recognizes its distributor personnel for customer-focused sales and service programs in the turf equipment market. Toro's top award, the Master Salesperson Award, is given for sales ex ...
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March 12 2015
A young landscape contractor has been injured on the job in Westwood, Massachusetts. The 17-year-old fell three stories while shoveling snow off a roof for Pelham-based Elite Landscaping. “He s ...
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March 12 2015
Last year, there were roughly 5,000 hectares (17,297 acres) of green space in Dubai, and city officials want more. Their goal is to transform the entire area into a “green paradise” by 2025. Par ...
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March 11 2015
It may not feel like it, but spring is just around the corner, albeit creeping slowly. Pretty soon, there will be an abundance of freshly cut lawns instead of daunting piles of snow. Which means it ...
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March 11 2015
Now may not be the best time to stop and smell the roses. Grim photos of diseased rosebushes shocked an audience of landscape professionals, master gardeners and rosarians, who met recently at a con ...
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March 10 2015
A reduction in landscape irrigation may be conserving water, but it’s also allowing deadly bark beetles to prey on pine trees. In fact, more pines than usual were killed by beetles last year, due ...
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