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Featured Image Briggs & Stratton rolls out new program, expands commercial product
Briggs & Stratton came down to Louisville, Ky., ready to show off some of its newest innovations. Take a look at the three big ones: an equipment management solution, a debris loader and a new mower. >>More
PERC names award recipients
The Propane Education & Research Council named Montville, Pa.-based dealer R.S. Hollinger & Son and Louisiana-based landscape contractor Rotolo Consultants Inc. as the recipients of its second annual Propane Leadership Award >>More
Caterpillar plans to enter UTV market
The company has entered into a manufacturing and supply agreement with Textron Specialized Vehicles and will offer UTV models sold through participating Cat dealerships starting in 2018. >>More
Magna International donates $100K to Project EverGreen’s Detroit park renovation
The renovation is scheduled for Nov. 3-4 with a second phase taking place in spring 2018. It’s a collaborative effort between Mayor Mike Duggan’s office, local businesses, neighborhood residents and Project EverGreen. Learn more about the project. >>More
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ORNAMENTAL
National Fleet Products releases new WM System loading ramps
According to the company, the ramps stow vertically just inside rear- and side-access doors and take up approximately 8.5 inches of depth when folded and locked. >>More
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Husqvarna updates portfolio,
launches fleet service

The line includes updates to wheeled, handheld, battery-powered and accessory products. The company is also launching its cloud-based Fleet Services system in early 2018, which connects lawn and tree care operators and their entire fleet of machines. >>More
Featured Image AS-Motor launches
ride-on, RC mower

The AS 940 Sherpa is a ride-on rough-terrain mower that can also be operated using a professional remote control transmitter within a range of 300 yards. >>More
Featured Image Super Lawn launches solar-powered charging system
The Super Mobile Solar Powered Charging System lets users charge equipment using nothing but the sun. The charger is designed to power a three-man crew’s commercial-grade equipment for a full day of work, the company said. >>More
Featured Image Exmark releases diesel mower, new technology
Featured on the company’s new zero-turn ride-on Lazer Z Diesel, Red Technology is designed to give users an increased ability to control mower power and efficiency with defined performance modes, the company said. >>More
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Drafix makes update to Version 23
Drafix Software released a multi-language update to Version 23 of its Pro Landscape Design Software. Find out which languages are now options. >>More
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WATER MANAGEMENT
Featured Image How to winterize an irrigation system
Follow the steps here to properly winterize an irrigation system using the blowout method. >>More
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Government Affairs How to shift from bad-busy to good-busy
Just like the Eskimos have many different definitions for “snow,” we need to differentiate between the different kinds of busy. Here is a list of “busy”—the good, the bad and the ugly. Which “busy” are you? >>More
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