Webinars

Previous Webinars Available On Demand

The following webinars have already taken place. Simply follow the link in the headline to view the presentation.

All webinars are one hour.


How to Get Golf Course Quality Turf for Your Clients: Greener Lawns Through Sustainable Slow-Release Fertilization Technology
Sponsored Content by: Anuvia Plant Nutrients
Summary: Learn how the Anuvia GreenTRX puts mechanisms nature perfected to work to minimize nutrient loss and environmental impact, while also maximizing plant uptake to deliver turf greening and safety that is truly impressive.
Speakers: Matt Shaffer, Dr. Dan Froehlich, Ph.D., and Hugh MacGillivray.
Original air date: May 11, 2017

New Low-Voltage Mosquito Repellent System Presents New Revenue Opportunity
Sponsored Content by: NuTone Haven
Summary: Learn everything you need to know about a new low voltage landscape lighting and mosquito repellent system that you can install (and refill) for years to come. During this presentation learn about mosquito repellent products, how the NuTone Haven System works, installation scenarios, value proposition and selling, sales and marketing tips, and about the chemicals used in the system.
Speakers: Mike Long and Tom Daniel.
Original air date: Aug. 11, 2016

How green will change your company for good!
Sponsored by: Intelligro
Summary: Learn the size of the significantly growing green market—and how to leverage the most profitable opportunities. Learn how having the right green portfolio of products and services can increase revenue, profits and open up new markets for you, while also attracting top talent, customers and partners.
Speakers: Reinie Drygala, global manager at Intelligro, and Judith Guido, chairwoman of Guido & Associates.
Original air date: June 23, 2016

Is GPS Fleet Tracking Right for Your Landscaping Business?
Sponsored by: GPS Insight
Summary: Join Nolan Butterfras, owner of Texas Turf Management, as he discusses how his business is currently using GPS tracking in its fleet operations, and Evan Korn, Commercial Sales East, GPS Insight, as he shares his expertise on what to look for in the technology to receive the most significant benefits.
Speakers: Nolan Butterfras and Evan Korn.
Original air date: Jan. 28, 2016

Preparing to Plan: Identify the Information You Need and Steps to Take as You Look Ahead to a Successful 2016
Sponsored by: LandOpt
Summary: Developing a road map for success involves more than simply looking at year-end numbers and hoping for similar or marginally improved results within the next calendar year, however. Instead, the process begins with a look back at key performance data and indicators to create a realistic strategic and financial plan.
Speakers: David Gallagher, LandOpt’s director of success.
Original air date: Oct. 8, 2015

Get More Jobs Done in Less Time: How TBG Landscape Employees Increase Productivity
Sponsored by: Caterpillar and presented by LMN
Summary: Brooklin, Ontario-based TBG Landscape has been a fixture on the Landscape Management LM150 list of the industry’s largest companies for several years, but what’s so outstanding about its achievement is its industry-leading productivity. The company’s sales-per-person always ranks at or near the top of the list. Join TBG’s Mike Lysecki as he describes the methods the TBG employees use to increase the velocity of their jobs and the productivity of their team by using equipment to reduce job time and overhead costs; knowing when to invest in equipment/overhead; and building a company where everyone is accountable to the estimate.
Speaker: Mike Lysecki
Original air date: June 11, 2015

Season-Long Grub Control
Sponsored by: Nufarm
Summary: Experts share top tips for managing grubs all season long. Topics include grub identification and life cycle; management approaches, including tolerance, preventive, curative and rescue treatments; and an operations and applicator perspective on grub management techniques.
Speakers: Dave Shetlar, Ph.D., professor of Urban Landscape Entomology at The Ohio State University (OSU), Brad DeBels, Ph.D., director of operations at Weed Man Lawn Care in Middleton, Wis.
Original air date: May 14, 2015

Beyond the Busy Season: Year-Round Business Strategies that Yield Consistent Cash Flow
Sponsored by: LandOpt
Summary: Steven Bach, success coach at LandOpt, delves into the details of business practices that can help green industry contractors create consistent, predictable cash flow and put themselves in a position to better manage through periods when cash is tight. Topics include creating a recurring revenue stream through long-term maintenance agreements, establishing a billing cycle that generates revenue, understanding how to “pre-plan” operations to align with pre-bill scenarios, utilizing advance scheduling to manage away overtime, making material purchase decisions and establishing a line of credit with your own cash instead of borrowing from a bank.
Speaker: Steven Bach
Original air date: April 2, 2015

Managing Broadleaf & Grassy Weeds in Warm-Season Turf
Sponsored by: Nufarm
Summary: Experts share top tips for managing broadleaf and grassy weeds in warm-season turf. Topics include maximizing efficacy of preemergent weed control programs in light of potential winter damage; summer turf management for reducing weed pressure; improving herbicide performance; targeting perennial weeds at the correct timing; and acknowledging the reality of herbicide resistance.
Speakers: Jim Brosnan, Ph.D., associate professor, turfgrass weed science at the University of Tennessee, and Harold A. Enger, CTP, COLP, director of education, Spring-Green Lawn Care Corp.
Original air date: March 26, 2015

Build Your Business Webinar Series 2014

Training Doesn’t Happen by Accident: Creating Training Programs that will Bring your Business to the Next Level
Sponsored by: Weed Man
Summary: Jennifer Lemcke, COO of Turf Holdings/Weed Man USA, discusses how to create and implement training training programs in your business that will take your company to the next level.
Speaker: Jennifer Lemcke
Original air date: Dec. 18, 2014

Controlling Landscape Bed Weeds in the Fall
Summary: The hour-long webinar will cover strategies for controlling landscape bed weeds in the fall from two different perspectives: the technical and application viewpoints.
Speakers: Andy Senesac, Ph.D., weed science specialist, Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk Co. Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center.
Original air date: Sept. 25, 2014

Curative Grub Control
Sponsored by: Nufarm
Summary: Experts shared the ins and outs of curative grub control methods from both technical and operational perspectives. It covered white grub biology plus treatment options, equipment, scheduling and application techniques.
Speakers: R. Chris Williamson, Ph.D., professor and turfgrass and ornamental specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Corey Pangborn, Technical services specialist, Scotts LawnService, Marysville, Ohio,
Original air date: July 31, 2014

Combatting Invasive Insects
Sponsored by: Nufarm
Summary: In this hour-long webinar, speakers explored lawn care, landscape and arbor care professionals’ roles in managing the tree and ornamental pest problem. It covered the technical side and operations side of combatting invasive pests, such as emerald ash borer, rugose whitefly, hemlock woolly adelgid and others.
Speakers: James Bethke, University of California Cooperative Extension and Rex Bastian, Ph.D., Regional Technical Advisor, The Care of Trees/Davey Tree Expert Co.
Original Air Date:  May 1, 2014

Controlling Weeds in Landscape Beds
Sponsored by: Nufarm
Summary: In this hour-long webinar, experts tackled landscape bed weed control strategies from two perspectives: the technical and applicator perspectives.
Speakers: Virginia Tech’s Jeff Derr and Brickman’s Joe Ketterer.
Original Air Date:  April 3, 2014

Tree & shrub disease control best practices
Summary:Landscape Management experts cover both the technical side of tree and shrub disease control and the business-side best practices.
Sponsored by: Nufarm
Speakers: Jill Calabro, Field development manager, NuFarm, and Andrew Keppel, Tree care manager, McGinty Bros. Professional Lawn and Tree Care.
Original Air Date: March 6, 2014

Build Your Business Webinar Series 2013

Grub Control
Sponsored by: Valent
Summary Landscape Management experts cover both the technical side of dealing with grubs, the destructive turf pests, and the business side of taking on this potentially lucrative service.
Speakers: Andy Kurth, President, Weed Man of Madison, Wis., Dave Shetlar, Ph.D., The Ohio State University and Todd Mayhew, field development manager for Valent Professional Products.
Original Air Date: July 25, 2013

Treating Scale
Sponsored by: Valent
Summary: Landscape Management experts will cover both the technical side of treating scale, a potentially damaging insect, and the business side of adding it as a service.
Speakers: Joe Boggs, Assistant Professor of Entomology at The Ohio State University Extension, Rex Bastian, Ph.D, Regional Technical Advisor for The Care of Trees/Davey Tree in Wheeling, Ill., and Todd Mayhew, field development manager for Valent Professional Products.
Original Air Date:May 23, 2013

Landscape Bed Weed Control
Sponsored by: Valent
Summary: Landscape Management experts cover both the technical side and business side of landscape bed weed control, a potentially lucrative service.
Speakers: Joseph C. Neal, Ph.D., Professor of Weed Science, North Carolina State University, Phil Fogarty, Owner, Weed Man USA in Cleveland, Ohio, and Dr. Jason Fausey, regional field development manager for Valent Professional Products.
Original Air Date:April 25, 2013