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2019 Tour des Trees
[September 16-20]
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2019 Hardscape North America Trade Show
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Photo: ASV Holdings ASV stockholders approve acquisition by Yanmar
ASV’s stockholders voted to adopt the merger agreement for ASV to be acquired by Yanmar America Corporation. The transaction was expected to close on Sept. 11. Hear from the chairman and CEO of ASV, Andrew Rooke. >>More
Sterling Investment Partners makes majority investment in HeartLand
Sterling Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm, made a majority equity investment in HeartLand, a provider of commercial landscape and facilities services, currently operating in five markets across the central U.S. Learn more about the investment. >>More
BrightView’s GROW program celebrates second anniversary
BrightView recently celebrated the second anniversary of its first employee resource group: Growth in Relationships + Opportunities for Women (GROW). Learn more about the program. >>More
Photo: Scag Power Equipment >Companies in the News: Updates from Scag Power Equipment, Tidewater Equipment and OPEI
Photo: Quartix Celebrate Fall with 25% off vehicle tracking
This September, Quartix is offering 25% off it's GPS tracking system with all 12-month contracts. That's 25% off an award-winning vehicle tracking system with 5* rated customer service. Save time | Save money | Live location | Free mobile app
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Meso 4SC Select receives registration in California
Meso 4SC Select from Prime Source received registration in the state of California. Meso 4SC Select is an herbicide used for both pre- and postemergent control of more than 45 broadleaf weeds and grasses in turfgrass. >>More
Photo: Bayer When a big company feels small
When you have strong supplier and customer relationships, help is just a phone call away. Andrew Ziehler knows he can reach out to his Bayer area sales manager at any time and get answers to his questions and hands-on help in the field. Learn how Bayer can help your business.
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Aspire Software Co. claims spot on
Inc. magazine's 5000 list

Aspire Software Co. came in at No. 1134 on Inc. magazine’s 5000 list, an annual ranking of the fastest-growing private American companies. Aspire was the 129th fastest-growing software company on the list. Find out how it earned this ranking. >>More
Photo: Billy Goat Up to 42,550 sq. ft. of aeration per hour in a single pass
Cover more ground and achieve tighter hole spacing and deeper hole depth quality in less time with Billy Goat’s 25-inch PLUGR Self-Propelled Hydro-Drive, Reciprocating Aerator with Variable Aeration Density plus in-ground no-lift turning!
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Vectorworks releases 2020 software
Vectorworks released its 2020 Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer and Fundamentals, as well as 2020 versions of Vision and Braceworks. Check out new features and updates to the software programs. >>More
Photo: Peter Welch How to scale up
“If you want scalability, multiple branches or multiple account managers, now is the time to make that investment (in software),” says Heartland CFO Peter Welch. Learn more about his firm’s approach.
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3 things that impact precipitation rates
Eric Santos, vice president of irrigation services for BrightView, describes three items that impact precipitation rates, factors that may seem minor, but that over time, can add up to many gallons of water. Find out how you can use this knowledge for your business. >>More
Photo: JC Grounds Management How to manage extended snow seasons
LM Associate Editor Sarah Webb shares a few tips from snow management firms on what snow contractors can do to contend with an extended snow season, whether that be early- or late-season storms. >>More
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
Photo: Is recruiting a challenge or an existential threat?
Phil Harwood discusses recruiting strategies for the tight labor market. Check it out here. Some of the strategies may be less expensive or complicated than you think. >>Read more
Photo: Marty Grunder Grow with Grunder: Find time to continue learning
It’s time for students to return to school and according to Marty Grunder, they shouldn’t be the only ones who are back in “learning mode.” Grunder urges you to find a way to discover new things and continue to learn.
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August 2019 | Cover photo: Tony Ventouris, >SafetyWatch: How to beat heat stress

>What landscape industry winners always get right

>No business like snow business

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