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  • Advanced Turf Solutions expands in Michigan

    June 21, 2017By

    Advanced Turf Solutions, an independent and employee-owned green industry distributor, acquired Michigan area distributor, Tri-Turf. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “For many years, Advanced Turf Solutions and Tri-Turf have enjoyed working together as partners in the United Turf Alliance,” said Alex Cannon, CEO of Advanced Turf Solutions. “It is our belief that increased service levels, a deeper product... read more

    Holganix launches line featuring Foliar-Pak’s Armament Technology

    June 20, 2017By

    Holganix launched its new PB1 product line, which features Foliar-Pak’s Armament Technology. The line was previously only available in select markets. Due to market demand, Holganix is rolling it out across the U.S. Holganix PB1 products are targeted plant probiotics that optimize nutrient efficiency, enhance color response and promote plant resilience. The Holganix PB1 product line consists of Holganix PB1... read more

    How LCOs can best budget for, reduce callbacks

    June 12, 2017By

    How to limit lawn care return visits. As surely as weeds grow, there will be callbacks. But figuring out exactly how much a callback costs your company—and the best ways to prevent them—isn’t as clear. “A lot of (lawn care operators) don’t budget for callbacks, so when there is one, that’s a hit to their bottom line,” says Jay Young,... read more

    DLF Pickseed USA restructures

    June 7, 2017By

    The DLF brand and the Pickseed brand will combine to form one brand: DLF Pickseed. A more efficient experience for the customer is the company’s focus, as the move will provide each customer with one sales representative to service its seed requirements, the company said in a recent press release. Seed Research of Oregon will remain a separate brand. Products offered will be... read more

    BioSafe’s AXXE herbicide now available for use in Canada

    June 7, 2017By

    BioSafe Systems‘ AXXE herbicide is now available for use across Canada. AXXE is an organic labeling-compliant, non-selective herbicide that provides rapid burn down to a variety of grasses and weeds, as well as moss, liverwort and algae, within hours of application. The non-residual chemistry breaks down within a few days and provides more than four weeks of broad-spectrum control. AXXE... read more

    N.Y.-based private equity firm invests in SavATree

    June 7, 2017By

    An affiliate of New York-based private equity firm CI Capital Partners has acquired a majority interest in SavATree. The management team of SavATree has a significant equity ownership in the company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. SavATree, a tree, shrub and lawn care services company based in Bedford Hills, N.Y., serves customers in 12 states through 25 locations.... read more