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SiteOne acquires 2 California distributors
SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired California-based All Around Landscape Supply and Santa Ynez Stone & Topsoil. Learn more about the deal. >>More
SiteOne launches e-commerce website for quick ordering
In other SiteOne news, the company launched a mobile-friendly e-commerce website that allows customers to search product availability and place orders for pickup or delivery on the website 24/7. >>More
NALP names newest class of Trailblazers
These individuals are committed to giving back to the industry through mentoring other industry professionals. Meet the new 2018 Trailblazers. >>More
>People on the Move: Kubota names new president; Davey selects new director; and LandCare promotes a branch manager
Boxwood blight. Photo: Mary Ann Hansen, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org Boxwood blight reported in Michigan
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development reported that boxwood blight was detected for the first time in Michigan. Struggling with the disease in your area? Here are a few ways to prevent the spread of boxwood blight. >>More
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Photo: Polaris Commercial Polaris Commercial unveils new line of UTVs
The vehicle models in the PRO XD line are the two-passenger PRO XD 2000D—which is available in either two-wheel drive or all-wheel drive—and the four-passenger PRO XD 4000D, available in all-wheel drive. >>More
SD wall light (Photo: FX Luminaire) FX Luminaire intros SD wall light
Made of die-cast aluminum, the SD is offered in three, six or nine LED options. A ZDC option is also available for zoning, dimming and color applications when used with the Luxor controller. >>More
Commercial construction looks to advanced tech to alleviate workforce challenges, study finds
The Q4 2018 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index indicates that 75 percent of contractors believe advanced technologies may improve labor productivity on job sites. Read on for more findings from the study. >>More
Photo: John Deere John Deere redesigns compact wheel loader line
Check out the enhanced features on the new 244L and 324L compact wheel loaders. >>More
Irrigation Association selects top new products
The Irrigation Association revealed the winners of the 2018 New Product Contest at the Irrigation Show and Education Conference. Find out which products took home the top prize. >>More
Image: Matthew Allen Grow with Grunder: Becoming a small giant
Marty Grunder reflects on the idea of small giants and why some companies choose to be great instead of big. >>Watch the video
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Photo: LM staff Congress delays possible vote on H-2B reforms
A tentative plan for the reform of the H-2B guest worker program is currently making its way through Washington. With many H-2B advocates believing it needs to pass before Dec. 31, Gregg Robertson breaks down what the plan includes and what you can do to help. >>More