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Companies in the News: Updates from Fisher, SnowEx, Belgard, Case and more

November 20, 2019 -  By
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For the seventh year in a row, Douglas Dynamics’ brands Fisher and SnowEx sold raffle tickets at GIE+EXPO, Oct. 21-23 in Louisville, Ky., for a chance to win a limited-edition pink Fisher XV2 V-plow and SnowEx HELIXX polyhopper spreader. Douglas Dynamics raised a total of $11,173, with all proceeds going to Susan G. Komen Kentucky.... read more


Harrell’s acquires Polyon from Koch Agronomic Services

November 15, 2019 -  By
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Harrell’s acquired one of the green industry’s signature brands – Polyon – from Koch Agronomic Services. The sale, effective at the close of business Nov. 15, includes the Polyon controlled-release fertilizer brand and related technology, patents and manufacturing capability. More than 70 veteran team members from the landmark Sylacauga, Ala., Polyon production facility officially become... read more


Husqvarna Autonomous Operation brings self-operated mowing to large areas

November 15, 2019 -  By
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Husqvarna is taking another step forward in the world of autonomy and connectivity with Husqvarna Autonomous Operation for professionals. The Husqvarna Autonomous Operation, which increases productivity and safety while maintaining large green spaces, consists of multiple self-operated Husqvarna robotic mowers powered by Husqvarna EPOS (Exact Positioning Operating System) technology. Three pilots are being set up... read more


Darrell Hyde shows off Kawasaki Motors Corp.’s new FX 100 EFI engine to LM’s Dan Hannan, Seth Jones, Craig MacGregor and Bill Roddy. (Photo: LM Staff)

GIE+EXPO 2019 roundup

November 15, 2019 -  By
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Buzzing equipment, handshakes, exclamations of “Hey, how are ya doing?” and notepads with pens at the ready are just a few of the scenes the LM team encountered Oct. 16-18 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky., for GIE+EXPO. With more than 500,000 square feet of exhibit space, in addition to the demo area... read more


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Steel Green Manufacturing: SG46 Zero-Turn Sprayer/Spreader

November 22, 2019 -  By
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Offering versatility without compromising capacity, the SG46 has all the power and spreading capacity of larger sprayer/spreaders in a more compact size. Spray capacity: 30 gal. Hopper capacity: 225 lbs. and an additional 100-lb. fertilizer tray capacity Transport speed: up to 10 mph Rate production: 120,000 sq. ft. per fill based on ¼-gal. spray nozzles All stainless steel chassis Zero-turn... read more


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How to prep for tax season

November 15, 2019 -  By
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Filing taxes. No one really likes it, but, year after year, it’s an unavoidable task. For landscape business owners, being prepared with the right information and a savvy adviser can lessen the stress of tax season. Dan Gordon, CPA and owner of Turf Books, a green industry accounting and bookkeeping firm based in Newton, N.J., says it’s a good idea... read more


Protecting DEF from extreme cold and other conditions

October 14, 2019 -  By
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