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Signature, Coast LM get $7.2M investment
Central Valley Fund invested $7.2 million in growth capital financing in two large landscape contractors, Signature Landscapes, based in Reno, Nev., and Coast Landscape Management, based in Napa, Calif. Check out the full story to see what this move means for both companies. >>More
BrightView acquires Florida company
BrightView acquired Girard Environmental Services, a commercial landscape maintenance company that ranked No. 40 on the 2017 LM150 list of largest landscape companies with $39 million in 2016 revenue. >>More
Featured Image ONLA to host high
school olympics

The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association will welcome 200 students on Nov. 2 and 3 for its second annual Ohio High School Landscape Olympics, a competition at The Ohio State University Agriculture Technical Institute. Learn more about this year's event. >>More
LandOpt celebrates network awards
LandOpt awarded the top performers in its network during its seventh annual Operations Field Day. Find out who took home awards this year. >>More
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RISE to raise dues, funds will go
to fighting pesticide litigation battles

The Governing Board for Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment unanimously approved a membership dues increase to fund a more proactive messaging stance and fight mounting pesticide litigation battles. >>More
Brandt signs new distribution agreement
Brandt, a manufacturer of specialty products for the turf, agriculture and lawn and garden markets, signed a distribution agreement with SiteOne Landscape Supply. >>More
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Greenworks releases new pole saw
The saw’s 82-volt battery, combined with its brushless, electric motor technology, delivers power, torque and run-time that is equivalent to comparable gas-powered models, according to Greenworks. >>More
Photo: Briggs Briggs & Stratton engines now available for
propane conversion

The EPA-certified conversions are available for 11 Vanguard and Commercial Series engines. >>More
Echo releases light top-handle chainsaw
Echo introduced the CS-2511T top-handle chainsaw—a compact, gas-powered chainsaw. Take a closer look at the new model. >>More
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Photo: John Deere John Deere releases new UTVs, updates CUTs
John Deere made additions and updates to its product portfolio, including utility vehicles and compact utility tractors. Read on to learn about all the enhanced performance features. >>More
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WATER MANAGEMENT
Featured Image How to get the most out of irrigation design software
Take a closer look at what’s new with irrigation design software and how contractors are using it. >>More
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Photo: SnowEx SnowEx adds UTV
straight blade plow

SnowEx's new Straight Blade Plow for UTVs measures 6-feet wide and can angle to 5 feet 4 inches wide for narrower applications. >>More
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LM Growth Summit Discover innovative ways to improve your business during our 2017 LM Growth Summit in Orlando, Florida! Network with peers and our partners, attend a workshop, meet industry experts and more! Plus, we cover the cost of accommodations, food, beverages and activities for qualified attendees.
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ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
High Performance High Performance:
Cut the vine

We all have vines in our lives. But the question is, which personal vines are you allowing to grow another day that really just need to be cut at the base and terminated? >>More
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