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WHAT'S NEW IN PRODUCTS?
Resources Kohler/ Kubota Construction
What's New in Products? showcases the latest equipment and products in the industry. Check out these companies to see how to upgrade your company. >>More
LANDSCAPE LIVE!
Landscape Live! logo Ep. 131: Continuing your education
Joe Canzano, program coordinator of the landscape and grounds management program at Rutgers University, discusses the importance of continuing your education. Listen now!
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HEADLINES
Photo credit: Swallowtail Garden Seeds / Foter / CC BY White House releases
plan to restore bee, monarch population

In an effort to restore the diminishing honeybee and monarch butterfly population, a White House task force released its National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators. >>More
NALP infographic Americans value yards, NALP research shows
A study conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) found that a majority of people value having a well-maintained yard. Find out what percent of people think it's important to have a nice yard. >>More
TURF+
ORNAMENTAL
The Andersons The Andersons purchases Kay Flo Industries
The Andersons purchased Kay Flo Industries, a manufacturer of liquid starter fertilizers and plant nutrients. See how The Andersons says this acquisition will help expand its wholesale and specialty fertilizer business. >>More
>The BugDoc answers questions on season-long
  grub control

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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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One Rock Capital Partners Investment firm forms Monarch to consolidate landscape companies
One Rock Capital Partners, a New York-based investment firm, formed Monarch Landscape Holdings to pursue a regional consolidation of landscape services companies in the Western U.S. Check out which company was the first to join Monarch. >>More
>Briggs & Stratton acquires Billy Goat Industries
>Toro honors Reinders with Partner in
  Excellence award

>Kubota to move headquarters to Texas
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INSTALLATION
Fockele Garden Co. sensory garden Georgia company designs sensory garden for
speech center

The Fockele Garden Co. designed and built a sensory garden at the Northeast Georgia Speech Center in Gainesville, Ga. Learn more about the garden, which provides students with a variety of sound, smell and touch options. >>More
>John Deere rolls out two new L-Series
  tractor loaders

>Porous Pave introduces eight custom colors
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WATER MANAGEMENT
ASIC ASIC names 2015 Excellence in Irrigation Award winners
The American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) bestowed its 2015 Excellence in Irrigation Awards to Ken Merboth of Water Scape and Bob Scott of Irrigation Consultant Services. Read about the winners' irrigation projects. >>More
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ICE MANAGEMENT
Hiniker Hiniker releases stainless steel tailgate spreader
Hiniker Co. released a stainless steel tailgate spreader, the Hiniker SS600/SS1000. Check out what feature of the spreader provides optimum control for material spreading applications. >>More
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and Green Industry leaders
Photo: iStock.com/41498134 How to design a system
Designing a system is the key ingredient in the recipe for business systemization. In the final installment of his seven-part series, Dan Pestretto provides a breakdown of the four basics steps for building a successful business system. >>More
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video 5 family business tips
From Jeffrey Scott of Jeffrey Scott Consulting, here are five straightforward family-business strategies to help you avoid common pitfalls between generations and ensure the success and continued growth of your family enterprise. >>Watch now
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