Video: Grasshopper debuts two new mowers at GIE+EXPO

November 11, 2015By

Mike Simmon, communications specialist for Grasshopper, talks about Grasshopper’s two new 2016 mowers, the 126V-61 and 125V-61, at GIE+EXPO 2015. read more

Video: FMC promotes QuickSilver herbicide at GIE+EXPO

November 11, 2015By

  Jay Young, herbicide brand manager for FMC Professional Solutions, discusses the company’s QuickSilver promotion at GIE+EXPO 2015, as well as the current state of the landscape market. read more

Makita expands 4-stroke, 2-stroke products

November 5, 2015By

Makita expanded its product line of power equipment tools at GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 21-23. The expansion included the MM4 4-stroke engine products, MM2 2-stroke chainsaws and a cordless equipment/tool lineup powered by an 18-v lithium-ion slide style battery. The company also reintegrated Dolmar Power Equipment into the Makita lineup. “Raising productivity and efficiency is a driving force in... read more

Grasshopper adds 61-inch 100V Series

October 30, 2015By

Displayed at GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 21-23, Grasshopper updated its 100V Series mowers for 2016. Select 100V mowers will be equipped with 61-inch cutting decks capable of mowing up to 4.5 acres per hour. Other features include 6.5-gallon fuel tanks, fully hydraulic pump-and-wheel-motor transmissions and cushioned, Cordura-covered seats. Grasshopper V-Series mowers are available in 41-, 48-, 52-, and 61-inch cutting... read more

NALP: Conference attendance up, 117 projects awarded

October 30, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) released attendance statistics for Landscapes 2015 and GIE+EXPO, during which it presented its annual awards. The events were in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 21-23. According to NALP, Landscapes 2015, its annual education conference, had more than 1,900 attendees, up 30 percent from last year. The GIE+EXPO workshops produced by NALP also saw an increased... read more

Intimidator Group launches Spartan Mowers

October 29, 2015By

The Intimidator Group, headquartered in Batesville, Ark., launched Spartan Mowers at GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., earlier this month. The company also upgraded its Intimidator UTV engine options. “I have always loved mowers,” said Rob Foster, owner of the Intimidator Group. “They are a passion of mine. The Spartan is truly a culmination of many years’ experience, many lessons learned and... read more