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HR topics headline Lawn Care Summit
The fifth annual event, co-hosted by PLANET and the National Pest Management Association, focused on a mix of technical and business presentations, including two general sessions, both of which focused on HR issues: training and a multigenerational workforce. >>More
PLANET assembles supplier advisory council
PLANET created a supplier advisory council, which will provide guidance to its board of directors about important issues facing the Green Industry. >>More
Green Industry marketing agency adds staff
Landscape Leadership, an inbound marketing agency for Green Industry clients, named Paige Worthy its full-time client services director. >>More
LAWN CARE NEWS
Valent/Nufarm logos Valent appoints Nufarm exclusive distributor
Valent and Nufarm entered an agreement that appoints Nufarm as the distributor of Valent products for professional turf, ornamental and aquatic uses in the U.S. Nufarm and Valent’s sales and technical teams also are joining forces. >>More
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MAINTENANCE NEWS
Photo credit: Stihl Stihl honored for manufacturing excellence
The AME assessment team noted the Virginia Beach manufacturing facility’s strides toward the establishment of a continuous improvement system. Find out its best practices that led to improved customer experiences. >>More
>Tierra Verde Landscape snags statewide
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>Toro commemorates centennial with yearlong celebration
>Toro discount program salutes American heroes
DESIGN/BUILD NEWS
Jim Tuzzolino Ruppert promotes Jim Tuzzolino to branch manager
Laytonsville, Md.-based Ruppert Landscape promoted Jim Tuzzolino, a 15-year industry veteran, to branch manager of its Gainesville, Va., branch. Tuzzolino began his career at the company as an intern. >>More
>Franklin Equipment opens fourth Ohio branch
>Photo slideshow: Lighting Summit 2014
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IRRIGATION NEWS
IA logo IA webinar to hit on stormwater management
Held Jan. 30 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST, IA's free webinar is the first installment in the landscape track of the association’s Smart Irrigation Month: Bringing Water to Life webinar series. Discover irrigation’s affect on green infrastructures. >>More
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By Phil Harwood
Phil Harwood reflects on how a string of unfortunate events to a trade show brought his team together, providing a greater ROI than even the show itself could. >>More


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