TAG: EAB

Editorial Advisory Board: March 2019

March 22, 2019By

What’s your best advice to help landscape pros get through spring preparations? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. “Take things one day at a time. Have a plan and a budget and stick to it. Also, delegate, delegate and then delegate some more!” Troy Clogg Troy Clogg Landscape Associates Wixom, Mich. “Plan for the spring in the fall.... read more

Editorial Advisory Board: February 2019

February 20, 2019By

What are the best strategies for recruiting through social media? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. “I don’t think we’ve recruited much through Facebook or LinkedIn. We use Indeed quite heavily and have had great results with it.” Troy Clogg Troy Clogg Landscape Associates Wixom, Mich. “We all work with people we know and trust. Therefore, the best... read more

Editorial Advisory Board: January 2019

January 16, 2019By

What can landscape pros do to follow through on their 2019 growth plan? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. “I would read and apply everything in the book ‘Traction’ by Gino Wickman. It will get you to all your goals, I guarantee.” Troy Clogg Troy Clogg Landscape Associates Wixom, Mich. Paul Fraynd Sun Valley Landscaping Omaha, Neb. “Put... read more

Editorial Advisory Board: December 2018

December 12, 2018By

What’s your outlook for the landscape industry in 2019? Landscape professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. Full speed ahead. As long as this president is around, we should see unparalleled prosperity; however, some headwinds may develop in his second term as the U.S. treasury debt may bring us down after the 2020 elections. The interest on the national debt... read more

Editorial Advisory Board: November 2018

November 8, 2018By

What popular business authors, speakers or influencers do you recommend landscape professionals follow and why? Landscape professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. “No. 1 would be ‘The E-Myth Revisited’ by Michael Gerber—a great business bible for new entrepreneurs and a necessary read for people just getting into our industry. Even better, Tony Bass co-authored a book with Gerber that... read more

Purdue professors release EAB, pollinator safety tools

March 17, 2015By

Professors in the department of entomology at Purdue University released two new resources regarding emerald ash borer (EAB) and pollinator safety. The resources include EAB self-study courses and a neonicotinoid pollinator website. Each self-study course—with options targeted toward green industry professionals, master gardeners and/or mangers of outdoor recreation areas—is made up of 100 slides to guide professionals through the history,... read more