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>Get a copy of Mel Kleiman’s book, “267 Hire Tough Proven Interview Questions”

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TCIA reports 129 tree care-related
incidents in 2017

The Tree Care Industry Association offers a closer look at trends from the 129 tree care-related occupational incidents in 2017, which include 72 fatalities. >>More
>People on the Move: Takeuchi-US hires vp; ASIC names award winners; Davey promotes district manager; and Aspire adds account manager
TURF+
ORNAMENTAL
Nufarm becomes exclusive distributor of select Valent products
Nufarm Americas will serve as the exclusive distributor of select Valent U.S.A. Corp. branded products for the Industrial Vegetation Management market, effective immediately. >>More
Featured Image Exmark rolls out 24-inch stand-on aerator
The compact, 24-inch model features electronic tine depth control which offers easy tool-less adjustment of tine engagement from 0.5 inches to 5 inches, in half-inch increments, to allow for consistent core depth across a property. >>More
Gempler’s unveils new spot sprayers
Four models are offered with the choice of a 15- or 25-gallon tank and 1.0- or 2.2-gpm flow rate. The sprayers can be mounted to ATVs, UTVs and zero-turn mowers, as well as utility carts towed by a tractor. >>More
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Syngenta Case Study: Grub control and happiness
Here’s how one company capitalized on white grub treatments to become a leader in customer satisfaction — and how they knew they’d succeeded.
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LawnStarter updates LawnStarter for Providers app
The update includes a complete visual redesign, improved self-help features—such as a list of common issues—and a smart service area feature, which is designed to match providers with the best service area based on their location and demand. >>More
DeWalt DeWalt releases 2 new mowers
Both machines feature high-efficiency brushless motors to deliver consistent cutting performance and offer a 20-inch metal deck to cut a large path, a folding handle for upright storage and front and rear deck carrying handles for easy transportation. >>More
DESIGN/BUILD+
INSTALLATION
Featured Image InstantHedge to release ready-to-plant hedges
The ready-to-plant hedges—which will be available in spring—are delivered in plantable, biodegradable cardboard containers. Check out what varieties of evergreen and deciduous trees the company is offering. >>More
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Case Leave a lasting impression
The best customers are the ones that refer you to their friends, rave about you on social media and hire you for future projects. Find out how to leave a great impression.
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IRRIGATION+
WATER MANAGEMENT
Hunter Hunter Industries reveals ACC2 Decoder controller
Designed to manage Hunter ICD decoders on expansive properties, the controller also offers built-in flow monitoring for quick diagnostics of abnormal flow conditions and accurate histories for up to six flow zones. >>More
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Case Z-Max, the most efficient sprayer/spreader in the industry
The Z-Max is our largest and most productive sprayer. It is large enough to handle large commercial sites, but nimble enough for residential properties. The Z-Max includes a standard 60-gallon liquid capacity capable of covering over 240,000 square feet per fill and a granular capacity of 320 lbs.
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LM VIDEO Keys to providing high quality turf for clients
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ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
Profit Power Get comfortable being uncomfortable
It's important to know your strengths, so you can build on them and build your confidence. But it's also equally critical to know what is holding you back. In his latest blog post, Jeffrey Scott explains how embracing what makes you uncomfortable could help you grow. >>More