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Previous Webinars Available On Demand

You can download the following webinars that have already taken place. Simply follow the link in the headline to the registration form. Once filled out, you will be able to launch the presentation. Webinars older than one year old are available on our YouTube channel.

Sponsored Content Webinar

How to Get Golf Course Quality Turf for Your Clients: Greener Lawns Through Sustainable Slow-Release Fertilization Technology

Abstract: 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. You’ll also learn how to offer environmentally conscious homeowners a new way to be part of the new circular economy, and hear lessons learned while maintaining a golf course and preparing for major tournaments.

Join expert presenters Matt Shaffer, Director of Golf Course Operations-Emeritus, and Dr. Dan Froehlich, Ph.D., Vice President of Development of Anuvia Plant Nutrients. You’ll also hear from Anuvia Plant Nutrients Executive Vice President Marketing and Business Development Hugh MacGillivray.

Original air date: May 11, 2017


2016 Webinars

Sponsored Content Webinars

New Low-Voltage Mosquito Repellent System Presents New Revenue Opportunity

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Abstract: 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. Your customers are concerned about Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases, and biting mosquitoes can spoil the most perfectly landscaped backyard. Learn about a new, patented, low voltage system you can install that effectively and conveniently repels biting mosquitoes all season long! Perfect for new installations, or it can be added to an existing low voltage lighting system, NuTone Haven presents an exciting new revenue opportunity for landscape professionals. 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.

Join Mike Long, marketing manager at Broan-NuTone LLC, and Tom Daniel, national sales manager for NuTone Haven as they discuss everything you need to know about the NuTone Haven System. You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri.

Original air date: August 11, 2016

How green will change your company for good!

Intelligro-logo_400x149Abstract: In less than an hour, 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.
For owners, learn how becoming a green company will increase your valuation. Learn why doing good is good business. Learn how a company from a mature industry got out of its comfort zone and intelligently leveraged the green mega-trends to build a new successful brand with a family of products in three major markets.

Join Reinie Drygala, Global Manager at Intelligro, and Judith Guido, Chairwoman of Guido & Associates, as they explore the benefits of going green and debunk myths about green companies. You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri.

Original air date: June 23, 2016

Is GPS Fleet Tracking Right for Your Landscaping Business?

gpsi_logo_LARGEAbstract: GPS tracking solutions are being utilized more than ever by landscaping businesses to gain insight over fleet activity and to increase efficiency of both their vehicles and mobile workforce. Fleet owners and professionals are surely aware of the benefits to GPS tracking by now, but may still need to assess if the technology is right for their business. 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.

Original air date: January 28, 2016


2015 Webinars

Sponsored Content Webinars

Preparing to Plan: Identify the Information You Need and Steps to Take as You Look Ahead to a Successful 2016

LandOpt logoAbstract: With October comes the keen awareness that the end of the year is within reach, and landscape contractors turn their attention to planning for the year ahead. 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. Join us as David Gallagher, LandOpt’s director of success, delves into the planning process—preparing for, developing and ultimately utilizing strategical and tactical business plans. You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri.
Original air date: October 8, 2015

Get More Jobs Done in Less Time: How TBG Landscape Employees Increase Productivity

Caterpillar-logo_250Abstract: 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. You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri.
Original air date: June 11, 2015

Season-Long Grub Control

nufarm_logoAbstract: Join us as 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. You’ll hear from Dave Shetlar, Ph.D., professor of Urban Landscape Entomology at The Ohio State University (OSU), as well as Brad DeBels, Ph.D., director of operations at Weed Man Lawn Care in Middleton, Wis. At OSU, Shetlar performs outreach on turf and ornamental entomology, teaches general entomology and concentrates on turfgrass entomology research. At Weed Man, DeBels is responsible for the fluidity of all field operations at the Green Bay, Wis., Madison, Wis., Milwaukee, Elgin, Ill., and Rockford, Ill., offices. You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri.
Original air date: May 14, 2015

 

Beyond the Busy Season: Year-Round Business Strategies that Yield Consistent Cash Flow

landopt-Abstract: Many in our industry feel somewhat powerless when it comes to accurately predicting revenue and anticipating expenses, especially during the chaotic “busy season” of spring and summer.  It doesn’t have to be that way. Join us as 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. You’ll also hear from LM Associate Editor Sarah Pfledderer.
Original air date: April 2, 2015

 

Managing Broadleaf & Grassy Weeds in Warm-Season Turf

nufarm_logoAbstract: Join us as 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. Jim Brosnan, Ph.D., associate professor, turfgrass weed science at the University of Tennessee, focuses on effective and economical strategies for broadleaf and grassy weed control in various turfgrass systems, including golf courses, athletic fields and residential landscapes. You’ll also hear from Harold A. Enger, CTP, COLP, director of education, Spring-Green Lawn Care Corp., and LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri.
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

Abstract: As an entrepreneur, growing your business is your driving passion each and every day. Sunrise to sunset you work tirelessly to get your business off the ground by growing revenues, jobs and employees. Because an owner is often working in the business, appropriate training programs are never developed, implemented or presented to the management and employees of the company. As a result, jobs are likely not completed to company standards or customer expectations. This can hurt productivity, sales, profitability and employee morale. Jennifer Lemcke, COO of Turf Holdings/Weed Man USA, discussed how to create and implement training training programs in your business that will take your company to the next level. You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri.
Original air date: December 18, 2014

 

Controlling Landscape Bed Weeds in the Fall

SureGuard_sponsorAbstract: The hour-long webinar will cover strategies for controlling landscape bed weeds in the fall from two different perspectives: the technical and application viewpoints. The presenter will discuss the latest control methods available to lawn care operators and best practices for applications and operations. Andy Senesac, Ph.D., weed science specialist, Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk Co. Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center, discussed developing weed management strategies for herbaceous and woody ornamental production, landscape and turf. He also talked about other areas including agricultural crop production and invasive weeds. You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri.
Original air date: September 25, 2014

 

arena-logoCurative Grub Control

Abstract: Join us for this hour-long webinar, in which 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. R. Chris Williamson, Ph.D., professor and turfgrass and ornamental specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, discussed the biology and rescue treatment of white grubs whereas Corey Pangborn, Technical services specialist, Scotts LawnService, Marysville, Ohio, addressed the operational aspects of a curative grub control program. You’ll also hear from Marisa Palmieri, editor-in-chief of LM.
Original air date: July 31, 2014

 

Combatting Invasive Insects

safarilogosponsorAbstract: 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. James Bethke, University of California Cooperative Extension and Rex Bastian, Ph.D., Regional Technical Advisor, The Care of Trees/Davey Tree Expert Co., spoke on the topic. You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri.
Original Air Date:  Thursday, May 1, 2014

 

Controlling Weeds in Landscape Beds

SureGuard_sponsorAbstract: In this hour-long webinar, experts tackled landscape bed weed control strategies from two perspectives: the technical and applicator perspectives. Virginia Tech’s Jeff Derr addressed weed ID and control methods and Brickman’s Joe Ketterer shared lawn care applicator best practices. You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri.
Original Air Date:  Thursday, April 3, 2014

 

Tree & shrub disease control best practices

TourneyFungicide_Logo_ON24Abstract: Landscape Management experts cover both the technical side of tree and shrub disease control and the business-side best practices. Jill Calabro, Field development manager, NuFarm talks about “Ornamental disease ID and control” while Andrew Keppel, Tree care manager, McGinty Bros. Professional Lawn and Tree Care presents on “Operations: Marketing/sales, staffing and equipment.” You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri.
Original Air Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014


 

Build Your Business Webinar Series 2013

 

Grub Control

arena-logoAbstract: 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. Andy Kurth, President, Weed Man of Madison, Wis. talks about “Adding and Selling Grub Control Services” while Dave Shetlar, Ph.D., The Ohio State University presents on “Preventive and Curative Grub Control.” You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri and Todd Mayhew, field development manager for Valent Professional Products.
Original Air Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013

 

Treating Scale

safarilogosponsorAbstract: 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. Joe Boggs, Assistant Professor of Entomology at The Ohio State University Extension speaks on “Scale identification and control” with dozens of photos of examples to use as reference and Rex Bastian, Ph.D, Regional Technical Advisor for The Care of Trees/Davey Tree in Wheeling, Illinois speaks on “Managing Scale.” You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-ChiefMarisa Palmieri and Todd Mayhew, field development manager for Valent Professional Products.
Original Air Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013
On-Demand Available Until: Wednesday, November 21, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. EST

 

Landscape Bed Weed Control

SureGuard_sponsorAbstract: Landscape Management experts cover both the technical side and business side of landscape bed weed control, a potentially lucrative service. Joseph C. Neal, Ph.D., Professor of Weed Science, North Carolina State University, presents on “Pre- and Postemergent Weed Control in Landscape Beds” and Phil Fogarty, Owner, Weed Man USA in Cleveland, Ohio, presents on “How to Add Bed Weed Control to Your Business.” You’ll also hear from LM Editor-in-Chief Marisa Palmieri and Dr. Jason Fausey, regional field development manager for Valent Professional Products.
Original Air Date: Thursday, April 25, 2013


 

Jeffrey Scott Webinar Series 2012

1. Marketing to the affluent – how to attract, sell and satisfy the wealthy homeowner
Archive of Jeffrey Scott webinar Part 1 from October 20, 2011.

2. Become Known as the Go To Company with the Affluent

Archive of Jeffrey Scott webinar Part 2 from March 5, 2012.

3. Selling and Building Trust with the Affluent

Archive of Jeffrey Scott webinar Part 3 from April 5, 2012.

4. Training Your Staff to Work with the Affluent

Archive of Jeffrey Scott webinar Part 4 from April 26, 2012.