Today’s Green Industry News

Hundreds gather for 10th annual RISE Regulatory Conference

April 8, 2019By
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Over 400 pesticide leaders gathered to discuss innovation, sustainability and regulation at the 2019 CropLife America and RISE Regulatory Conference. read more

DHS to release 30,000 additional H-2B visas

April 3, 2019By
Capitol Hill. Photo: LM Staff

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a decision to release an additional 30,000 H-2B visas for seasonal workers who previously worked in the U.S. during one of the last three fiscal years, according to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). This brings the total number of visas available for 2019 to 96,000. The visas are expected to be... read more

Companies in the News: ASV Holdings adds more dealers to its network; Isuzu celebrates 35th anniversary in U.S.; and more from Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, Kioti Tractor and Case

April 3, 2019By

ASV Holdings added several new dealers to its dealer network in Q4 of 2018: R&S Industries, Robin Rents and Kruseman Implement, plus new locations for Heavy Machines, Buckeye Power Sales and Delta Power Equipment. “At ASV, we understand that the customer experience starts with the dealer,” said Justin Rupar, ASV vice president of sales and marketing. “That’s why we work... read more

Monster Tree Service opens franchise location near Chicago

April 2, 2019By

Jay Weitzman, an entrepreneur and real estate business owner, purchased the rights to three Monster Tree Service territories in the North Shore, a region just north of Chicago, Ill. The company is a Fort Washington, Pa.-based tree service franchise. The location officially launched in March. Monster Tree Service achieved year-over-year growth since 2009, and expects to exceed $50 million in systemwide revenue in... read more

Ohio-based Kurtz Bros acquires Earth ‘n Wood Products

April 1, 2019By

Kurtz Bros. acquired Earth ‘n Wood Products of Canton, Ohio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kurtz Bros. is a 71-year-old family business that provides customers with landscape products such as mulch, topsoil, compost and more while focusing on its “waste- to-resource” effort that takes waste streams and converts them to valuable products, according to the company. “This acquisition... read more

Sights of the National Collegiate Landscape Competition

March 28, 2019By

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