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Early Order Program Guide
Resources In our first-ever 2014 Early Program Guide, we present the pros and cons, ins and outs of the programs offered by the chemical manufacturers and distributors serving the turf and ornamental market. >>Read the guide
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Landscape Live! logo Ep. 107: Is your social media social?
Shaun Kanary, director of marketing for Weed Pro, discusses the best social media channels for the green industry.
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Thomson Landscape Thompson Landscape buys Budget Lawn Care
Plano, Texas-based Thompson Landscape acquired Budget Lawn Care, also located in Plano. The deal, for which terms were not disclosed, was completed at the end of September. Check out how this acquisition will benefit the companies. >>More
Davey Institute Davey Institute bolsters scientific advisory staff
The Davey Institute hired two new tree science experts to assist in technical support, research and training for The Davey Tree Expert Co.: Christine Balk and Aaron Carpenter. Learn about their roles in the company. >>More
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Photo credit: USDAgov / Foter / CC BY Researchers lure EAB with female decoys
A team of international researchers created female Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) beetle decoys that electrocute male EAB beetles when they attempt to mate. Discover how researchers at Penn State synthesized female beetle replicas to trap the males. >>More
>Spring Valley hires new director of sales
>Masterblend renovates blending room
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Michelin Michelin X Tweel manufacturing plant opens in South Carolina
Michelin opened a manufacturing plant in Piedmont, S.C., exclusively to produce Michelin X Tweel airless radial tires. Find out about John Deere's role in the opening of this $50 million plant. >>More
>Dixie Chopper employee sets world record
>John Deere—Augusta builds 1 millionth tractor
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Contractor Showcase Techo-Bloc schedules 2015 Contractor Showcase
Techo-Bloc is hitting the road again for its 2015 Contractor Showcase, with the event kicking off Jan. 6 in Frederick, Md. Learn about the theme of next year's event and find out why Alec Veilleux, VP of marketing for Techo-Bloc, says it is the most engaging theme yet. >>More
>Nemetschek Vectorworks releases Vectorworks 2015 in Spanish
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2014 Irrigation Show 2014 Irrigation Show takes on Phoenix
The 2014 Irrigation Show, held Nov. 19-20 at the Phoenix Convention Center, attracted 4,100 attendees and 304 exhibiting companies in 2014. See who won this year's new product contest and who received honorable mentions. >>More
>Toro donates $20K to Irrigation Foundation
>HydroPoint unveils Fall 2014 WeatherTRAK
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The environment is tough on our valves. We are even tougher. Relentless research and testing make the Rain Bird PGA valve the preferred valve for high-end residential and light commercial jobs.
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