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Landscape Live! logo Ep. 121: H-2B shutdown
Arnulfo Hinojosa, vice president of the Federation of Employees & Workers of America (FEWA), discusses why the DOL and USCIS have temporarily shut down the H-2B program.
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Photo: iStock.com/6924380 Feds halt H-2B processing
The federal government stopped processing the H-2B guest worker visa applications due to a Florida federal court decision. Find out how this dispute could come before the U.S. Supreme Court. >>More
>Related audio: H-2B shutdown
JCB Backhoe Loader JCB debuts variety of construction, landscaping equipment
JCB debuted a number of products to the press at its headquarters in Savannah, Ga., March 5. Check out a photo slideshow of the company's new compact excavator, skid-steer and backhoe loaders. >>More
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ORNAMENTAL
Photo credit: jetsandzeppelins / Foter / CC BY Debate heats up over Montgomery County pesticide ban
A proposed pesticide ban in Montgomery County (Md.) continues to make headlines as advocates and opponents of the bill speak out, the Washington Post reports. See what type of pesticides have been banned. >>More
>Quali-Pro gives new product breakdown at GIS
>Hillenmeyer expands into Lexington, Nashville
>Dow names new T&O team members
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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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MAINTENANCE
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Brickman/ValleyCrest Brickman/ValleyCrest snag Associa account
The Brickman Group and ValleyCrest Landscape Cos. became the exclusive landscaping provider for Associa, with 4 million residents across the country. Learn why Associa looks forward to the partnership.>>More
>John Deere launches military discount program
>Schiller hires product manager for Ryan, Steiner brands
>3 benefits of GPS tracking software
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DESIGN/BUILD+
INSTALLATION
Drafix PRO Landscape Android app Drafix launches PRO Landscape Contractor app for Android
Drafix released its PRO Landscape Contractor app for Android tablets. Find out how the app can now benefit both iOS and Android users. >>More
>Techo-Bloc acquires manufacturing facilities
in Midwest

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WATER MANAGEMENT
HydroPoint HydroPoint lands distribution partnership with FIS Outdoor
HydroPoint Data Systems entered into a distribution partnership with FIS Outdoor in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. Find out how this partnership will benefit both companies and their clients. >>More
>2015 WaterSense award entries accepted through April 3
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ICE MANAGEMENT
SnowEx snow plow SnowEx launches
snow plow line

SnowEx Snow & Ice Control Equipment released a total of 20 new snow control products, including a new line of snow plows. Learn about the variety of snow equipment the company now has to offer. >>More
>Fisher unveils HD2 snow plow
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and Green Industry leaders
Photo: iStock.com/6840188 Core functions of business: operations
Operations is what makes your company stand out from the competition, which translates to your unique selling point. Read on as Amazon best-selling author Dan Pestretto explains the categories of a client fulfillment system. >>More
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video 2014 Lawn Care Forum: LCOs offer cash flow tips
Professionals at LM's 2014 Lawn Care Forum share their takes on maintaining a steady cash flow. Watch to see their advice on overcoming the challenging task. >>Watch now

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