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LM Growth Summit 2019
[November 11-13]
The Grow Group — 2019 Elite Retreat: Operational Excellence
[November 19-21]
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[December 10]

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Photo: LM Staff GIE+EXPO has increased attendance, larger footprint
GIE+EXPO had its sixth consecutive record-breaking year, with more than 26,500 people in attendance. Forty-two percent of landscape and lawn care attendees visited for their first time. Learn more about one of the largest trade shows in the U.S. >>More
Logo: LM Staff Take the LM Industry Pulse survey
Was 2019 a good year for your business? Do you have concerns about what’s to come in 2020? Take the Industry Pulse survey today and tell us about your business' past year and what you think might be on the horizon in the coming months. >>More
Harvest Partners acquires Yellowstone Landscape
Yellowstone Landscape, ranked No. 5 on the 2019 LM150 list, was acquired by Harvest Partners. CEO of Yellowstone, Tim Portland, will continue to lead and remain a significant owner of the business. Hear what Portland and Michael DeFlorio, president of Harvest Partners, had to say about the transaction. >>More
>Companies in the News: Updates from Takeuchi, Davey, ASV, Case and more
Photo: Bayer Bayer releases Specticle Cost-in-Use Calculator
The Turf & Ornamental business of Bayer debuted its first cost-in-use calculator for both Specticle Flo and Specticle G. The new tool will help lawn care operators make more informed purchasing decisions. Learn how. >>More
PBI-Gordon Corp. announces EPA approval of new fungicide
PBI-Gordon Corporation announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved Union Fungicide SC (pending state registration). It will be available for sale in early 2020. Find out more. >>More
Photo courtesy of Koch Better bags grow better lawns and businesses
“You get what you pay for” is especially true for fertilizer. Knowing exactly what’s in your bag leads to smarter budget management and healthier lawns. See how blends with enhanced-efficiency fertilizers offer better nutrient delivery to plants and more advantages for your business.
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Photo: Exmark Exmark releases new airless Tractus tire and wheel combo
Exmark launched its new Tractus tire and wheel combination at GIE+EXPO. The Tractus is designed to eliminate flat tires and is an accessory for select Exmark Lazer Z zero-turn mower models. >>More
Photo: Makita U.S.A. Makita USA adds new trimmer
Makita USA released the 18V LXT brushless cordless string trimmer, designed for precision trimming and edging. The lower shaft and trimmer head detach, making for easier storage and transportation. >>More
Photo: Scepter Scepter introduces SmartControl fuel containers
Scepter showcased its SmartControl fuel container at the 2019 GIE+EXPO. The spout design makes it easier to fuel equipment with a clean and fast pour. Find out how. >>More
Photo: Quartix Get 3 months free GPS vehicle tracking with Quartix
This October, get three months free with any 12-month Quartix vehicle tracking contract! Save time | Save money | Live location | Free mobile app
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Photo: MultiOne MultiOne upgrades 2.3 series mini loader
MultiOne upgraded its 2.3 series mini loader. The 2.3 electronic fuel injection (EFI) redesign brings an EFI system, redesigned frame and various upgraded parts. Learn more details about the recent upgrade. >>More
Photo: SiteOne SiteOne Offers Contractors Powerful Online Ordering Website
SiteOne Landscape Supply recently launched SiteOne Online, a mobile-friendly site that gives new productivity tools to contractors. After creating a free account, customers can place orders for pickup or delivery 24/7, plus search product availability at their branch and access customized pricing.
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Photo: Smart Rain Smart Rain launches new web app
Smart Rain launched its updated web application that will help landscapers and property managers better manage their irrigation watering needs. The web app includes interactive Google mapping and an improved user experience. Learn more. >>More
Photo: The Toro Co. Toro adds power to snow blower line
The Toro Co. updated its line of Power Clear single-stage snow blowers, which can now throw snow up to 40 feet with 252-cc four-cycle OHV engines. View the full lineup of updated Power Clear single-stage snow blowers. >>More
ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
Photo: Put these 2 issues on your radar
Gregg Roberston tells you what you need to know about the H-2B fly-in in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 13 and the new federal overtime rules that will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. See how these issues could impact your work. >>More

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