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NIOSH, OSHA update heat safety app
The OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool mobile app determines heat index values—a measure for how hot it feels—based on temperature and humidity, and provides suggestions to keep outdoor workers safe. >>More
BrightView BrightView partners with MLB to renovate historic minor league field
BrightView is renovating Bowman Field, the second oldest minor league ballpark in the U.S., in preparation to host the MLB Little League Classic Game. Get the full story. >>More
GIE+EXPO releases workshop schedule
Start planning your time at the 2017 GIE+EXPO with this full list of workshop sessions and hardscape demonstrations. >>More
NALP partners with Houzz
NALP partnered with Houzz, the online platform for home renovation and design, to connect Houzz’s community of more than 40 million monthly unique users with knowledgeable green industry pros. Find out what perks come with this partnership. >>More
Project EverGreen completes
2 renovation projects

Project EverGreen cut the ribbon on its most recent projects, Hazlet (N.J.) Youth Athletic League’s (HYAL) William B. Paterson Field and the Neighbors of Vega Baja community garden in East Harlem, New York. >>More
>Companies in the News: Lawn Butler named best of Utah; more from Deere, Case, Akehurst
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GPS Insight Is Vehicle Telematics Right For Your Landscape Fleet?
If you aren’t sure, this is the article for you. Dive into the "Big Brother" theory, budget concerns, the hassle and more. Compare both sides of the coin and decide for yourself.
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LM150 Origin stories: Perficut
This might be the most common trope in the landscape industry: A teenager with a mower cuts some lawns for extra money and ends up falling in love with the industry. What’s rare, however, is when that teenager builds a company like Perficut, a full-service, mostly commercial company pulling in $14.3 million in annual revenue. >>More
TURF+
ORNAMENTAL
Holganix launches line featuring
Foliar-Pak’s Armament Technology

Now to be sold across the U.S., Holganix's PB1 products are targeted plant probiotics that optimize nutrient efficiency, enhance color response and promote plant resilience.>>More
Advanced Turf Solutions expands in Michigan
Advanced Turf Solutions, an independent and employee-owned green industry distributor, acquired Michigan area distributor, Tri-Turf. >>More
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Intelligro CIVITAS WEEDfree BRAND™ Concentrate kills weeds fast!
Patented Microtechnology allows for significant reduction of the proven 3-way mix active ingredients with no offensive odor. Do more and earn more with less.
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Efco intros limited-edition trimmer
Efco unveiled its DS 2400 S trimmer, featuring the Oregon Gator Speed Load system and a 2-stroke engine that delivers a 21.7 cubic centimeters/1.2 hp. >>More
Stihl Stihl releases new backpack battery
As the replacement to the Stihl AR 900 backpack battery, the AR 2000 includes an ergonomic hip belt and chest strap that evenly distributes the weight of the battery. Read on to learn more about the battery life on this model. >>More
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Oregon Meet the time-saving string trimmer head
There are multiple stock trimmer head options to consider. But, there are drawbacks to both. With the Oregon Gator SpeedLoad, you’re upgrading to a pre-wound line disk that will save time and help you make more money.
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DESIGN/BUILD+
INSTALLATION
John Deere John Deere rolls out
new backhoe, loader

John Deere is expanding its line of compact utility tractor implements with two additions, the 260B backhoe and 120R loader. Learn more about the newest additions. >>More
IRRIGATION+
WATER MANAGEMENT
Rain Bird, Military Makeover team up
to update Kansas veteran’s landscape

Rain Bird helped create a water-efficient landscape for U.S. Army veteran Zeke Crozier and his family in Overland Park, Kan. >>More
SNOW+
ICE MANAGEMENT
Boss Boss intros skid-steer-based salting system
The QuickCube System uses weather-proof, poly cubes (hoppers) that can be filled with solid deicing materials and staged at job sites, replacing the need for remote salt piles, tarps and temporary salt shelters. >>More
SnowEx launches hopper spreader lineup
Designed for use with full-size pickups, flatbed trucks or dump-bed trucks, each spreader in the V-Maxx G2 lineup has a polyethylene-constructed, multi-angled material hopper that helps provide a continuous flow of material to a heavy-duty auger drive. >>More
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
Guest Post Guest post: Stop aiming so low; go after the big fish
Mike Voories, COO at Brilar, explains why aiming too low when prospecting for new business could be costing you precious time, money and opportunities. >>More