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SEPTEMBER 24, 2020
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Pacific Landscape Management’s Bob Grover on Oregon wildfires
The wildfires in the West have burned millions of acres, destroyed thousands of buildings and taken numerous lives. In this episode of LM’s At Home Edition, Bob Grover, president, Pacific Landscape Management, talks with LM Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones about the current situation in Oregon, the unusual windstorm that damaged trees and then led to the wildfires in Oregon and how air quality has impacted their ability to work.
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GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America launch free online portal
GIE+EXPO ToGo, an online portal, will be available starting Oct. 1 and will feature new product spotlights, resources, demo videos and more.
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Briggs & Stratton sale complete
In a letter to partners, Briggs & Stratton Senior Vice President of Global Operations Eric Chack said the sale to KPS Capital Partners is complete, discussed leadership changes and more. Get the scoop here.
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SiteOne makes Women in the Green Industry a virtual event
SiteOne is hosting the 24th annual Women in the Green Industry online event Friday, Oct. 2. The session will cover promotion/advancement in the green industry, inclusion in the workplace, work/life balance tools and more. Read on for more about the event and how you can register.
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Janet Moyer Landscaping transitions to employee stockholder management
Caleb Goodwin will lead the San Francisco-based company’s maintenance business, and Joseph Couture will lead the company’s design/build division. Find out more about the company’s restructuring.
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Arborjet, Ecologel launch line of tree fertilization and soil enhancement products
Arborjet | Ecologel released Arbor Rx, a liquid line of tree fertilization and soil enhancement products, designed to improve tree and shrub vitality. Learn more about these new products.
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Husqvarna to host live event, chainsaw giveaway
Husqvarna will host a Facebook Live event today at 3 p.m. EST to introduce its latest chainsaws — the new T540i XP top-handle and 540i XP rear-handled battery-powered chainsaws. Learn how you can register for the event and have a chance to win a T540i XP chainsaw.
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Exmark to host virtual 2021 new product launch
Exmark will debut its mowers and Z Turf Equipment lineups in an online video Oct. 20. The company will also give away a 60-inch Lazer Z X-Series zero-turn mower. Find out more here.
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ASV to give away 1-year Max-series lease
Contractors who complete a demo or walkaround of an ASV machine at an ASV dealer will be eligible to enter to win the 12-month lease of a new Max-series compact track loader. Learn more about this giveaway.
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Jain Irrigation to host webinar with 2 NALP leaders
On Sept. 30 at 12 p.m. PDT, Jain Irrigation will host a conversation with NALP’s Britt Wood, CEO, and Andrew Bray, vice president of government relations. Learn more here.
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Steel Green introduces new snowplow attachment
Steel Green Manufacturing has purchased the rights to manufacture the Z-Plow and will be producing a snowplow attachment to transform its zero-turn spreader/sprayer into a sidewalk snowplow with up to 350 pounds of salt-spreading capacity.
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Landscape Management At Home Edition: Gary Horton of Landscape Development Inc.
Gary Horton, CEO of Landscape Development Inc. (LDI), shares how the company has been affected by the wildfires on the West Coast and high temperatures while also continuing to maintain safety protocols during the pandemic. He also explains how LDI has been leading its employees through these crises.
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Profit Power: Cast a vision for your company
“Have you shared a vision that is so compelling that your team jumps out of bed every morning and runs in to work? Do you even know what a good vision looks like?” asks Jeffrey Scott. He offers some tips for creating a vision for your company that will motivate your team through these tough times.
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How to service zero-turn mowers
Experts offer tips and tricks to keep zero-turns up and running.
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Grow with Grunder: Don't lose good team members
Landscape Management columnist Marty Grunder explains how Grunder Landscaping Co. has managed to retain its best team members.
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Divide, Conquer & Grow!
How to share leadership so that your company grows faster while your operations run more efficiently
Date: Oct. 15
Brought to you by: Slingshot

Landscape business owners are used to wearing too many hats, but that will eventually lead to burnout. In this webinar, learn how splitting responsibilities with your No. 2 can help your team operate more effectively and achieve more profitability.

We'll break down the various models and techniques to set this up to help you choose what works best for you and your company.

Speaker: Jeffrey Scott, MBA

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