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Project EverGreen Project EverGreen names green space contest winner
Project EverGreen, in partnership with Exmark Manufacturing and the Sports Turf Managers Association, named the Parks & Recreation Department of Clinton, N.C., the winner of the “Our Winning Green Spaces” contest. >>More
Laflamme updates ‘Green Side Up’ book
Ed Laflamme, LIC, and The Harvest Group released the second edition of the book, “Green Side Up: Straight Talk on Growing & Operating a Profitable Landscape Business.” >>More
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The launch of Verizon Connect marks the integration of the company’s connected vehicle division with two fleet and mobile workforce management software companies it acquired under one brand. >>More
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To help consumers develop lawn care plans that are specific to their lawns’ needs, TruGreen is tapping IBM Watson Advertising to create interactive, personalized digital advertising.>>More
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Walker Manufacturing Co. will host a milestone production celebration for Walker Mower No. 150,000. The event will mark 40 years since the creation of the first Walker mower. >>More
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Isuzu Commercial Truck of America added the NRR Crew Cab model to its lineup. Check out features of the 2018-2019 model line. >>More
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DynaScape Software released its spring update to Manage360, Design and Color products. It also unveiled mobile crew tracking capabilities. >>More
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WAC Landscape Lighting introduced its LED Mini Wall Washer, which includes integrated LED modules for maximum energy efficiency, according to the company. >>More
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The herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba have been around for a long time, but their growing use by production agriculture is causing concern. LM Blogger Gregg Robertson offers a brief background on this issue, as well as what it means for the green industry. >>More