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Pest association to host Zika workshop

April 13, 2016By

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) will host a virtual workshop, titled Zika: What You Need to Know, on Wednesday, May 4. This 3.5-hour workshop is designed to deliver business, technical and messaging expertise in preparation for the upcoming mosquito season. Sponsored by MGK, Oldham Chemicals, Univar and Zoecon/Central Life Sciences, the workshop features a representative from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... read more

NALP launches consumer awareness campaign

October 6, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) launched a consumer awareness campaign and seeks to raise $1 million per year to fund it. Dubbed the Industry Growth Initiative (IGI), the program is designed to create demand for professional landscape services, increase the size of the industry’s labor pool and defend the industry from activists’ attacks. The IGI efforts will include... read more

NPMA’s Henriksen to join NALP as vp of public affairs

April 21, 2015By

Missy Henriksen will join the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP, formerly the Professional Landcare Network) on July 1 as vice president of public affairs, a newly created position. Henriksen, who will oversee the expansion of the advocacy efforts at NALP, has served in a similar role at the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) since 2009 as vice president of public... read more

2014 Lawn Care Summit slated for Dec. 3–5 in Tampa, Fla.

October 17, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) will co-host the 2014 Lawn Care Summit Dec. 3–5 in Tampa, Fla. Charlie Hall, Ph.D., of Texas A&M University, will keynote the event, offering insight about the future of the industry, the economic forecast as it relates to consumer purchasing, how to adapt to economic cycles and strategies... read more

HR topics headline Lawn Care Summit

January 30, 2014By

Despite frigid temperatures and some travel difficulties courtesy of Winter Storm Leon, the show went on in Nashville, Tenn., where about about 200 lawn care professionals and suppliers gathered Jan. 27-29 for the Lawn Care Summit 2014. The fifth annual event, which focuses on the chemical- and fertilizer-application side of the industry, was co-hosted by the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET)... read more

PLANET, NPMA to host January Lawn Care Summit

October 10, 2012By

HERNDON and FAIRFAX, VA.—The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) will once again co-host the national Lawn Care Summit, Jan. 7–9, 2013, in Orlando, Fla. “PLANET is excited to continue its partnership with NPMA to provide the best educational opportunity for lawn care professionals at this year’s Fourth Annual Lawn Care Summit,” says PLANET President Norman Goldenberg,... read more