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Robin launches robotic
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Robin—established as a combined "Uber for lawn maintenance" and robotic lawn mowing company in Texas—is expanding its robotic service nationwide via a franchising program. >>More
ONLA ONLA holds high
school olympics

The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association hosted 250 high school students from across Ohio for the second annual Ohio High School Landscape Olympics at Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute. >>More
HNA 2017 shatters records
The Hardscape North America trade show on Oct. 18-20 was the largest hardscape trade show ever. Check out a few highlights from this year's event. >>More
Featured Image Ewing's Gorowitz begins term as IA president
Warren Gorowitz, vice president of sustainability at Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply, began his term as president of the Irrigation Association last week at the 2017 Irrigation Show & Conference. Learn more about his goals for the position. >>More
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West Coast tree company transitions to employee ownership
Arborwell transitioned to employee ownership by becoming a 100 percent Employee Stock Ownership Plan Trust, on Jan. 1. The Hayward, Calif.-based tree care company's 200 employees became beneficial owners through the ESOP. >>More
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Kohler updates Command PRO EFI 999cc, extends warranties
Kohler integrated an electronic throttle body into its Command PRO EFI 999cc engine. The new technology electronically controls intake airflow to optimize power and load response. >>More
John Deere John Deere teams
up with Michelin

John Deere teamed up with Michelin to offer the X Tweel Turf Airless Radial Tire for the 2018 R Series QuikTrak stand-on mowers or as a standalone parts purchase. >>More
Honda showcases engines, generators and pressure washers
Honda Engines exhibited its GX Series V-Twin engines at the 2017 GIE+EXPO. Take a closer look at the engines Honda says offer more power and adaptability with greater fuel efficiency in a more compact package. >>More
Stihl rolls out new equipment
Take a closer look at the newest product offerings from Stihl, including the HSA 25 garden shears, TS 440 Stihl Cutquik cut off machine and the iMow RMI 422 P and the iMow RMI 632 P smart mowers. >>More
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WAC Landscape Lighting introduces new hardscape LED luminaires
With a constant output of 9-15 volts, the fixtures deliver up to 330 lumens with a 90-plus CRI (color rendering index) and a life of over 50,000 hours. >>More
Takeuchi-US rolls out new excavator
The TB235-2 compact hydraulic excavator provides a 3.5-ton offering and comes standard with Takeuchi Fleet Management telematics system. >>More
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2017 Irrigation Show: New product round-up
The 2017 Irrigation Show & Education Conference featured hundreds of exhibitors from the landscape, golf and agriculture irrigation industries. Here LM rounds up a few of the new products on display. >>More
The secret to Trader Joe's success—and how landscape pros can do the same
Doug Rauch retired as president of Trader Joe's nearly a decade ago. But there's still one question he gets more than any other: "What's the secret to Trader Joe's success?" During his keynote at the 2017 Irrigation Show, Rauch tackles this question and more. >>More
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Featured Image Video: Up-close look at Turfco's new ride-on aerator
Turfco President George Kinkead walked us through the features of two of his company's flagship products: the new XT8 ride-on aerator and the T3100 ride-on applicator. >>More
Featured Image Video: Previewing Quali-Pro's latest products
LM caught up with Rick Grant, Quali-Pro business director, to learn more about the company's newest products, Fahrenheit herbicide and Sedgemaster. >>More
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
High Performance High Performance: Taking a page from Netflix's book
In his latest blog post, Phil Harwood takes a look at the work culture statement of one of today's most successful companies, Netflix, and explains how landscape companies can learn from it. >>More