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SiteOne SiteOne acquires
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SiteOne acquired Stone Forest Materials in Kennesaw, Ga., which has one location and distributes hardscape products. Get more details on the acquisition. >>More
SiteOne opens first distribution center, announces plans for two more
SiteOne Landscape Supply opened its first regional distribution center Feb. 2 in Fairburn, Ga. Find out how this addition is a step toward accomplishing the company's vision. >>More
TCIA reports 92 fatal tree care incidents in '16
The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) recorded 153 tree care-related occupational incidents in calendar year 2016. Ninety-two of them were fatal, compared with 79 in 2013, 81 in 2014 and 87 in 2015. Take a closer look at the numbers. >>More
NALP NALP revamps safe company program
The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) revamped its national safety program for landscape and lawn care companies. Learn about the updated initiative, dubbed the Safe Company Program. >>More
NHLA professional development program
heads to Miami

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), in partnership with Ellen Ely of Landscape Training Solutions, will host its Train the Trainer program March 26-29 in Miami. >>More
>People on the Move: LawnStarter, Canopy, Vectorworks hire new leadership; Ruppert shuffles Maryland branch managers
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Howard Fertilizer Howard Fertilizer releases Polyworx slow release line
Howard Fertilizer & Chemical Co. launched the Polyworx line of fertilizers, featuring the polymer coating technology GAL-XeOne. Find out how the product works. >>More
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Kohler acquires English company Clarke Energy
Kohler Power Group, a manufacturer of engines and power generation systems, acquired Clarke Energy from Liverpool, England. Read more about the purchase. >>More
Aspire Aspire gets an update
The Aspire Software Co., a landscape business management software firm, released version 3.2. Get a rundown on its features. >>More
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Keysoft to host landscape design webinar series
Keysoft Landscape, part of Keysoft Solutions, which provides AutoCAD-based software KeyScape LandCadd, introduced a monthly webinar program designed to provide insights on technological issues facing landscape architects. >>More
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trencher technology help contractors get more done

Trencher manufacturers are introducing lightweight machines that are safer to use and easier to operate and maintain. Get a rundown on the updated trencher technologies they're using. >>More
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Trump's first few weeks

Get a glimpse of how Trump's presidency might impact the landscape contracting industry in three major areas: immigration reform, guest-worker programs and regulations. >>More