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LM150 2021: With a name like Caretaker, culture has to be good
No. 85 on the 2021 LM150 list, Arizona-based Caretaker shares how an education-based work environment creates a culture of promoting from within.
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How to beat the heat with these safety tips
Follow this advice from Sam Steel, Ed.D., National Association of Landscape Professionals safety adviser, to avoid heat stress.
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ServiceTitan to acquire Aspire
Aspire CEO Mark Tipton said customers will see product enhancements, new releases and future access to ServiceTitan’s products.
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NALP studying industry race, ethnicity, gender and age
The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is surveying contractors to establish age, race, gender, ethnicity demographics for the industry.
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Warren Equity Partners buys 3 companies, forms new brand
Warren Equity has rolled together landscape management companies into Gunnison, adding Pittman’s Tree and Landscaping, West Tree Service and Woodson.
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How to manage sod webworms
Lawn care operators can follow these tips and tricks for the best management and scouting for sod webworms this coming season.
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JB Poindexter launches EAVX for electric vehicle bodies
Commercial truck body producer JB Poindexter & Co. is launching EAVX to produce bodies for electric and alternative fuel work vehicles.
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Mecalac intros fleet management system
MyMecalac, a fleet management system, assists with maintenance, inspection and damage notifications data that fleet managers can use to boost efficiency and machine uptime.
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Bobcat unveils R2-Series E88 compact excavator
Bobcat’s E88 compact excavator boosts lifting capacity 14 percent from previous units. Extra weight and track on the ground allow operators to dig with greater confidence over the side of the machine. Learn more about the excacator’s features.
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Case adds precision grader blade
Case Construction Equipment’s Precision Grader Blade attachment for large-frame compact track loaders delivers the grading performance of a motor grader in a smaller footprint.
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Las Vegas proposes ban on some ornamental grasses
In order to combat water use, Las Vegas-area water officials have asked the Nevada Legislature to outlaw roughly 40 percent of the turf that nobody walks on, according to an AP article.
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Scythe Robotics enters the industry with a 52-inch robotic mower
Isaac Roberts, COO of Scythe Robotics, joins Seth Jones, editor-in-chief of Landscape Management, to describe why he believes Scythe is the future of robotic mowers in the industry.
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Why you should use technology to prevent negative reviews
Jeff Korhan shares how you can use technology to your advantage to boost your company's response time with potential and current clients.
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How to make sure culture is more than a buzzword
Landscape Management's Editorial Advisory Board members share how businesses can ensure culture is more than a buzzword.
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Understand the difference between revenue and success
Phil Harwood breaks down how revenue only tells us part of the story when it comes to a company's success.
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How to make money and keep customers happy during a labor shortage

Date: July 29
Sponsored by: Slingshot

Landscape business owners are faced with an unprecedented labor shortage at a time when work is pouring in. In this webinar hosted by Landscape Management columnist and industry consultant Jeffrey Scott, we dive into ways owners can operate more effectively, smoothly and profitably, while maintaining the high level of service customers expect.

  • Jeffrey Scott, president, Jeffrey Scott Consulting

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Missed our last webinar? No problem!
Our previous webinar, "Time-Saving On Irrigation & Landscaping — With Vac and Drills" by Ditch Witch can be viewed on demand at any time.
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