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Photo: NYSE BrightView goes public, priced at $22 per share
Shares of BrightView’s common stock began trading on the New York Stock Exchange June 28, an occasion marked by CEO Andrew Masterman ringing the opening bell. >>More
DOJ settles with landscape firm for discriminating against American workers
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) reached a settlement agreement with Triple H Services, a landscaping company based in Newland, N.C., that conducts business in Virginia and four other states. Read more on the case. >>More
Harwood, Glatt launch online training platform
Industry consultants Phil Harwood and Neal Glatt launched GrowTheBench, a subscription-based educational service with full access to a library of online courses. Learn more about the service, which its founders describe as "the Amazon of online education for our industry." >>More
Bayer closes Monsanto acquisition
Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto earlier this month. Find out what the purchase means for both of the companies. >>More
Bartlett Tree Experts Bartlett Tree Experts acquires Hortscience, launches consulting division
Bartlett Tree Experts acquired HortScience, a horticulture, arboriculture and urban forestry consulting company operating out of Pleasanton, Calif., since 1983. >>More
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Photo: Nearmap Learn how landscapers are using aerial maps to win business faster
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LM150 LM150 profile: SiteWorks
Talk to Chris Malham and Rob Spoor, and you hear a lot of laughs and a lot of “dudes.” Their compatibility as business partners is evident, which hints at why they have been able to grow SiteWorks from nothing to $23.1 million in 14 years despite several setbacks. >>More
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Koch celebrates record production, breaks ground on expansion in Alabama
Following a period of record fertilizer production, Koch Agronomic Services is breaking ground on a new tank farm expansion in Sylacauga, Ala. Get details on the expansion. >>More
Mirimichi Green to put carbon in all liquid products
Mirimichi Green will mix liquid carbon into all of its liquid fertilizers and biostimulants. Find out which Mirimichi Green products will now incorporate 2 percent liquid carbon. >>More
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Syngenta Test your insecticide program selling potential
Every lawncare company needs to be ready to combat pests and the damage they cause clients' properties. Do you know the best tools and tactics needed to sell insecticide programs? Put your knowledge the test for a chance to win one of five free Leatherman tools.
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MAINTENANCE
Project EverGreen kicks off GreenCare for Troops recruiting challenge
On the heels of its GreenCare for Troops Awareness Week, Project EverGreen announced a recruiting challenge and commemorative T-shirt offer to attract new volunteers. See how you can help with fundraising efforts. >>More
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Photo: Verizon 6 Benefits of GPS fleet management in landscaping
Put yourself in control of your business with GPS tracking. Get peace of mind and the edge you need to grow your company with increased visibility, improved worker productivity and reduced costs.
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SiteOne acquires All American Stone and Turf
SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired All American Stone and Turf, located in College Station, Texas. Read more on the purchase. >>More
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IA gears up for Smart Irrigation Month, Irrigation Technology Tuesday
Advancing its mission of “promoting efficient irrigation,” the Irrigation Association (IA) will once again celebrate July as Smart Irrigation Month. Check out a list of Smart Irrigation Month activities. >>More
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Photo: SnowEx SnowEx releases new
drop spreader

SnowEx unveiled the Drop Pro 600 drop spreader. Take a look at the features of the spreader, which boasts a 36-inch spread width. >>More
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Image: iStock Communications Coach: Brand voice is the backbone of your marketing
Brand voice is a powerful quality because nowadays marketing is an increasingly human experience. Get your voice noticed using these tips. >>More