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Emily Schappacher is a freelance writer based in Cleveland.

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A group effort: How organizations are teaming up to promote efficient water management Posted on 04 Aug 2017 in the 0817 & Current Issue & Irrigation+Water Management categories.

Partnerships among agencies that focus on efficient water management are more important than ever. Water shortages continue to impact states throughout the country, a fact that Mary Ann Dickinson, president... Read more»

Best practices for account manager vehicles Posted on 17 Jul 2017 in the 0717 & Featured & Mowing+Landscape Maintenance categories.

What’s the best approach for handling account manager vehicles? Three pros weigh in. The account manager vehicle policy at Toledo Lawns in Toledo, Ohio, has been flexible throughout the years.... Read more»

Celebrating Smart Irrigation Month with watering tips and stats Posted on 11 Jul 2017 in the 0717 & Irrigation+Water Management categories.

As Smart Irrigation Month enters its 13th year, efficient irrigation practices are as important as ever.   Illustrations: ©istock.com/RonFullHD/Sudowoodo Read more»

Beyond saving water: The evolution of drip irrigation Posted on 07 Jul 2017 in the 0617 & Featured & Irrigation+Water Management categories.

As drip irrigation technology evolves, pros embrace the benefits beyond saving water. In April, California’s governor officially declared the state’s nearly five-year-long drought to be over. While that news might... Read more»

Robotic revolution Posted on 26 Jun 2017 in the 0617 & Featured & Mowing+Landscape Maintenance categories.

Dallas-based lawn maintenance company Robin looks to the future with robotic mowers. While flipping through an issue of Wired, Justin Crandall came across an article about robotic lawn mowers. With... Read more»

How site mapping can improve efficiency Posted on 05 Jun 2017 in the 0517 & Featured & Snow & Ice Guide & Snow+Ice Management categories.

Kevin Shackleford’s site mapping and marking system places his plow crews ahead of the game when the snow starts to fall. When Winter Storm Jonas dropped several feet of snow... Read more»