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Emily Schappacher is a freelance writer based in Cleveland.

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Shifting focus to water management Posted on 07 Apr 2021 in the 0421 & From the Magazine & Irrigation+Water Management categories.

Irrigation contractors are moving from simply irrigating clients’ lawns to managing the water they use as efficiently as possible. Read more»

The ins and outs of cloud-based irrigation Posted on 08 May 2020 in the 0520 & Irrigation+Water Management categories.

Cloud-based irrigation controllers are the fastest-growing segment of the marketplace for their connectivity and convenience. Read more»

Drip irrigation: A drop at a time Posted on 29 Apr 2020 in the 0419 & Irrigation+Water Management categories.

While some barriers keep irrigation contractors from fully embracing the benefits of drip, the market continues to grow, slowly but surely. Read more»

Cutting fleet and operating costs Posted on 11 Mar 2020 in the 0320 & Mowing+Maintenance categories.

As a smaller company, filling up the trucks before the first job of the day was just part of the routine for Norm Ripper and his crews. But as his... Read more»

An eye on efficiency in lawn care operations Posted on 13 Feb 2020 in the 0220 & Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

For years, the only thing that made sense about the building that housed Chris Brown’s lawn care company was the inexpensive monthly mortgage payment. Hesitant to invest in a larger,... Read more»

Monitor equipment use, location with GPS technology Posted on 20 Dec 2019 in the 1119 & Featured & Mowing+Maintenance categories.

Lawn care and landscape companies can organize and streamline their operations with advancements in GPS technology to monitor equipment location and use. Read more»