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JANUARY 23, 2020
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SiteOne acquires
Long Island-based supplier

SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired The Garden Dept., a distributor of nursery and landscape supplies to landscape professionals in the greater Long Island, N.Y., market. Find out how the purchase will strengthen both companies' offerings.
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Logo: Project EverGreen
Project EverGreen’s SnowCare for Troops celebrates a decade of service
Project EverGreen's SnowCare for Troops program is celebrating its 10th year of clearing driveways and sidewalks of snow and ice for the families of deployed military personnel.
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People on the Move
Promotions and hirings from:

→Davey Tree


→Ruppert Landscape

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turf+ornamental ↴    

 Turf Care Products Canada makes organizational changes
Take a look at the changes Turf Care Products Canada is making, which include a new president and CFO.
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irrigation+water management ↴    
Smart Rain acquires Irrisoft, Weather Reach brands
Smart Rain has purchased all assets of the Irrisoft and Weather Reach brands from Campbell Scientific. Get details on the acquisition.
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mowing+maintenance ↴    
Photo courtesy of Venture Products, Inc.
Toro to acquire Venture Products, manufacturer of Ventrac Products
The Toro Co. entered into an agreement to acquire Venture Products, the manufacturer of Ventrac-based products.
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Photo: Polaris
Polaris expands lineup of award-winning commercial utility vehicles
With the addition of two new gas models to its Pro XD lineup, Polaris Commercial broadens the applications of utility task vehicles.
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design/build+installation ↴    
Photo: Little Beaver
 Little Beaver updates
Un-Towable drill

Little Beaver's Un-Towable Drill received an updated transport frame, making it more convenient and safe for users. Hear about the update from Little Beaver Product Engineer Joseph Haynes.
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Video still: LM Staff
Combos are key
“Customers that are already comfortable using Quali-Pro products should try our combination chemistry line, as well, because they’re proven products,” says Technical Services Manager Ian Rodriguez. Learn more about Negate and Fahrenheit herbicides.
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Video Still: Jeffrey Scott
Profit Power: Leveraging technology to grow your landscape business
You have to be nimble and adaptive to take on new technologies and push them through your organization. LM contributor Jeffrey Scott shares how you can do just that in this short video.
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BBP Landscape Leadership & Sales Summit
January 29 - January 30
New York-New York Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, Nev.

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Lawncology 2020: Vision for Growth
January 29 - January 31
The Classic Center
Athens, Ga.

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Jeffrey Scott's Landscape Technology Summit webinars
February 12, 19, 26
Online webinar

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Grow! 2020 Annual Conference
February 24 - 26
The Westin Charlotte
Charlotte, N.C.

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Time well-spent at the LM Growth Summit
Hear firsthand from lawn care operators and partners why the 2019 Landscape Management Growth Summit was a beneficial experience.
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Seth's Cut: 2020 vision
Before looking ahead to 2020, LM Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones describes the top sights his LASIK-enhanced eyes witnessed in 2019.
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Photo by Lou Ferraro, Park South Photography