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John Deere announces new registered apprenticeship program

July 19, 2019 -  By
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John Deere received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor for its new registered apprenticeship program and is making it available to its agriculture and turf, as well as its construction and forestry dealers. The program will help address a widespread shortage of service technicians, especially in rural areas across the country, by providing dealers with... read more


Frank Mariani, owner of Mariani Landscape, addresses the volunteers at the 2019 Renewal & Remembrance. “This place simply takes your breath away,” he said of Arlington National Cemetery. (Photo: Seth Jones)

At 2019 Renewal & Remembrance industry gives back to those who served

July 17, 2019 -  By
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It was a busy and productive day at the 23rd annual Renewal & Remembrance, held earlier this week in Arlington, Va. More than 400 landscape professionals visited Arlington National Cemetery and volunteered their time and talents to improve the 624-acre cemetery that serves as the resting place for 400,000. On Monday alone, 31 funerals took... read more


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Focus on Florida: Bayer hosts inaugural media event

July 17, 2019 -  By
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What’s so special about Florida? Well, when it comes to turfgrass, a lot. That was the main message behind Bayer‘s Focus on Florida media summit, held July 10-11 in Naples, Fla. “Florida is the perfect storm for grass growing, product development and learning about new turf diseases,” said Sheryl Wells, field development representative from Bayer’s... read more


Companies in the News: Case and Southeastern Equipment aid in tornado recovery; Kioti recognized as top-performing manufacturer by the Equipment Dealers Association; and more from Nufarm Americas, Green Lawn Fertilizing, Unilock and Conserva Irrigation

July 17, 2019 -  By
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Case Construction Equipment and Southeastern Equipment supported Team Rubicon in its efforts to help the Dayton, Ohio, community recover from the destruction of the EF4 tornado that caused extensive damage across multiple swaths of the city. The tornado, which touched down late on the night of May 27, traveled 19 miles across the northern part... read more


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NALP: Join for as little as $32 a month

July 22, 2019 -  By
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Now offering monthly payments! Membership with the National Association of Landscape Professionals can be as little as $32 a month, making it easier than ever to access online education, business toolkits, and a network of peers unlike any other! Join now. read more


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Compete by measuring your team’s stability

May 29, 2019 -  By and
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Every week we hear the same issue from our clients: “We can’t find team members.” Some questions come to mind when we hear this comment. Why can’t you find them? How can you be competitive if you can’t find them? How much time have you spent looking, or haven’t you? Where are you looking? Is this your top issue at... read more


Get your own copy of ‘Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business’

February 5, 2019 -  By
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For LM readers who didn’t join us at this year’s Growth Summit, we’re giving away copies of “Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business.” How? We’ll be having several giveaways throughout the next few months to give out copies of Gino Wickman’s book. The schedule will be as follows: Feb. 15 – Keep an eye on our Instagram page. March... read more