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Winning in the Fourth Quarter

Yes, there is still time to make this a great year- here's how.


  The fourth quarter of the year is crunch time, mop-up time. The final three months is when some of you can (and should) score big and finish with a financial statement that makes the 2014 holidays special. You've met or exceeded your yearly budget and covered your overhead. Your game-tested team is familiar with your end-of-season plan and is motivated to make it happen.
  On the other end of the business spectrum, some of you may feel the only thing that will save your year will be the business equivalent of a Hail Mary pass.
  If you feel that way, don't ... (Read More...)

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Engine technology is hot, red hot. The two big trends in powering commercial mowers, electronic fuel injection (EFI) and propane fuel, got even hotter at the 2014 GIE EXPO here. The Engine Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., ...More
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - It's not a tire. It's not a wheel. Let's just call it a Tweel. More accurately, let's call it the Michelin X Tweel Turf. Rather than pneumatic tires, you are going to start seeing X Tweel Turfs on new John Deere ZTrak 900 Series models ...More
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10/21/2014 - Gravely's Atlas JSV Ready for Work


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FRANKFORT, Ky. - Gravely is claiming a new space in the crowded utility vehicle product category. The company calls the new space the "jobsite vehicle" space, and is populating it with four new rugged Atlas JSV utility vehicles. Guess what ...More

10/20/2014 - Project EverGreen Kicks Off "Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids." Initiative


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10/20/2014 - Bayer Launches New Platform to Meet Evolving Industry Needs


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