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Landscape Live! logo Ep. 117: Rules
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Dave Marciniak of Describeit discusses the importance of sales cycles and explains why they should be kept short.
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security H-2B hits cap for first half of 2015, petitions rejected
The Department of Homeland Security revealed the H-2B cap was reached for the first half of fiscal 2015. Find out what the congressionally mandated limit is on foreign nationals who may seek a visa or obtain H-2B status. >>More
LM150 Enter the LM150
by March 13

LM is collecting information for its annual LM150 list, a list of the 150 largest companies in the green industry, ranked by annual revenue. Entries are due by Friday, March 13. See if your firm can make the cut. >>More
TURF+
ORNAMENTAL
PLANET/Bayer PLANET, Bayer unveil FutureScape initiative
The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) partnered with Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience, to launch a multiyear initiative with the goal of shaping the future of the lawn care industry. Learn more about the FutureScape initiative. >>More
>Arborjet launches Arbor-OTC for tree health
>The Andersons’ Humic DG available in Canada
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GPS Insight Landscape company uses fleet tracking to save thousands and gain valuable insight
Singing Hills Landscape suspected that its crews were wasting fuel, taking inefficient routes to jobsites, losing productivity and more. GPS Insight helped the business save thousands of dollars while gaining fleet intelligence.
Learn more about GPS Insight's fleet tracking software here.
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Toro Toro bolsters Hispanic-American support,
partners with NHLA

The Toro Co. partnered with the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) to support and work with the Hispanic-American segment of the landscaping industry. Check out how Toro hopes to advance the initiative. >>More
>Pacific Stihl expands again, nearly triples space
>Tierra Madre expands in Arizona
>Landscaper Pro names new sales manager
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Nemetschek Vectorworks Tutorial manual to be released for
Vectorworks 2015

Nemetschek Vectorworks is releasing the seventh edition of its “Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual.” See what the manual's author says is the most powerful feature of the software. >>More
IRRIGATION+
WATER MANAGEMENT
Underhill Underhill offers electric valve-in-head sprinkler
Underhill introduced its M-180S sports field sprinkler, which showcases a range of new features, including a 177 foot radius and electric valve-in-head. Find out how fast this product can distribute water. >>More
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and Green Industry leaders
Jeffrey Scott Video: 3 circles of a
family business

According to Jeffrey Scott of Jeffrey Scott Consulting, running and growing your family business requires you to master the three circles: ownership, family and management. Find out how to separate the boundaries and create a win-win-win environment. >>More
LM NEWS
Jake Goodman Goodman named account manager for LM
There's a new face at North Coast Media, LM's parent company. Jake Goodman joined LM as our newest account manager for the magazine, website, targeted e-newsletters and premier networking events. Learn more about Goodman here. >>More
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