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H-2B DHS provides 15,000 additional H-2B visas
On July 18, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Labor submitted a final rule to the Federal Register that will allow the hiring of up to 15,000 additional temporary nonagricultural workers under the H-2B program. >>More
Legistlative Day NALP goes to Washington
About 450 members of the National Association of Landscape Professionals visited Washington, D.C., July 16-18 for its annual Legislative Days on the Hill. Here's a look at some of the highlights from this year's event. >>More
Guido Consultant Guido assaulted by landscape worker, recovering at home
Longtime green industry consultant Judy Guido is recovering at home after being assaulted and seriously injured earlier this month. Here's how industry members are responding. >>More
Jeffrey Scott to host webinar series
In this series, Landscape Industry Consultant Jeffrey Scott will lay out what is most important for high-achieving professionals to focus on, with concrete ideas and techniques for companies of any size. >>More
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TURF+
ORNAMENTAL
Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids Project EverGreen celebrates “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” awareness week
The week will spotlight the groups efforts to renovate green spaces across the U.S. in order to provide children with access to a safe place to play and exercise. Learn more about the projects the nonprofit has been working on. >>More
MOWING+
MAINTENANCE
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KUBOTA
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Wright Wright upgrades
mower decks

Wright Manufacturing’s Aero Core floating decks are now standard on all of its three-blade, side discharge riding mowers. Get the full scoop on the latest mower deck. >>More
Michelin offers airless
radial caster for zero-turns

The Michelin X Tweel Turf Caster, Michelin Tweel Technologies‘ airless-radial tire line, is now commercially available for select zero-turn commercial mowers. >>More
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INSTALLATION
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Garden Design That’s ‘associate’ to you
Be careful, landscape business owners. Garden Design’s story shows how a disrespected employee may end up as a successful crosstown rival. >>More
IRRIGATION+
WATER MANAGEMENT
Florida county demands approval
for new irrigation projects

According to a new code enacted in April 2016, irrigation professionals in Alachua County, an unincorporated county in Florida, must now seek county approval—and pay an application fee—for all new irrigation systems installed. But the program has one significant benefit: It's saving a lot of water. >>More
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Profit Power Getting your No. 2 to be the leader you need
A good No. 2 employee is like a good irrigation system. It covers all the ground you need covered, and keeps your business green and flourishing, even when you're away. Is that how you feel about your No. 2? >>More
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