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JUNE 4, 2020
Editor's Note
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BrightView says snow contracts, COVID-19 hit revenue
Greg Herring, CEO of The Herring Group, breaks down the key points of BrightView's quarter ending March 31, 2020 and how the company has changed its operations in response to COVID-19.
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Turf Books launches PPP loan services
Turf Books launched a new service to help lawn care companies prepare an accurate Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan application and maximize their loan forgiveness.
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Getting Back to work in Michigan
In this episode of Landscape Management: At Home Edition, Editor Christina Herrick interviews Joel DeVisser, president of DeVisser Landscape Service in Kalamazoo, Mich., who shares what it was like to be deemed nonessential for a few weeks and how his operation is getting back to work.
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How landscape companies are handling COVID-19
How one company kept its staff engaged, trained and paid during the shutdown and more updates on how the green industry is adapting at the start of a busy summer season.
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Aspire unveils new version, branding
Aspire released version 5.6 of its software which includes estimating, scheduling and invoicing enhancements. Check out the new features and the company's new look.
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Photo: Briggs & Stratton
Briggs & Stratton helps develop filtration for reusable face masks
As part of the MaskForce consortium, the Briggs & Stratton team completed 250 filtration efficiency tests to evaluate materials for use in reusable face masks for frontline workers. Learn more about the initiative.
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Companies in the News
Updates from:

→ HPC Fire Inspired

→ WCTractor

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RISE and AMCA promote mosquito safety during hurricane season
Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) and the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) are promoting awareness about the importance of preventing, removing and treating standing water to combat the spread of disease through mosquitoes. Check out their tips for protecting yourself from these pests.
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Husqvarna launches Husqvarna Connect app
Husqvarna Connect provides users with immediate access to information about their Husqvarna power equipment, including technical specifications and maintenance history. Learn more about the app's features.
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Amerlux launches new wall-mount luminaires
Amerlux's new Rook 350 luminaires offer changing direct and indirect orientation and beams. Take a closer look at the product.
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Hunter releases online ordering tool
My List by Hunter helps commercial irrigation operations organize and download product and design information to aid in ordering. Check out this new tool.
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Growing Your Business with Jeffrey Scott: Treat clients like prospects and prospects like clients
To remain competitive growing your landscape and lawn care business, it pays to treat your clients like prospects, and your prospects like clients. Jeffrey Scott explains how to do both, and how it will renew your competitive advantage and grow your sales.
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Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
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Grow with Grunder: Are you making this management mistake?
When a team member doesn't perform a task or deliver on a project the way you want them to, there's a real temptation to swoop in and just do it yourself, says Marty Grunder. He shares the problem with that approach.
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A look at SiteOne's Project Services program
SiteOne Landscape Supply discusses how bid and takeoff services can help design/build contractors in the long and short term.
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SafetyWatch: Staying safe during COVID-19
Follow these guidelines to keep your green industry operation, as well as employees, safe during the coronavirus outbreak.
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May 2020 Cover (Photo: Danny Hurley)
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