September 2014

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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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10/1/2014 - Clipper Aquatic Herbicide Registered for Use in California


WALNUT CREEK, Calif., and ALSIP, Ill. - Valent Professional Products and Nufarm Americas, Inc., announced that Clipper Aquatic Herbicide has been registered by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for use by golf course superintendents, ...More

10/1/2014 - Patten Seed Opens New Seed Processing Plant


FT. VALLEY, Ga. - On Sept. 1, 2014, Patten Seed Company's new seed plant processed its first batch of grass seed in their facility on the grounds of Patten Seed's Super-Sod farm. Patten Seed bought the new Universal Coating Systems equipment to coat, ...More
Billy Goat Acquires Plugr Aerators from SourceOne - LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - Billy Goat Industries, Inc., has completed the acq...

10/1/2014 - Billy Goat Acquires Plugr Aerators from SourceOne


LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - Billy Goat Industries, Inc., has completed the acquisition of the Plugr brand of aerators from SourceOne, Lincoln, Nebraska. The acquisition of the Plugr brand of aerators complements Billy Goat's new 30-inch hydro aerator launching ...More
Can Electric Equipment Revolutionize Landscape Maintenance? - I first met Dan Mabe in April 2013 on the UCLA campus. Mabe ...

10/1/2014 - Can Electric Equipment Revolutionize Landscape Maintenance?


Jamie Banks, Ph.D., MS
I first met Dan Mabe in April 2013 on the UCLA campus. Mabe is founder of the American Green Zone Alliance (AGZA), a training and certification group for electric landscape maintenance equipment and gas-free "Green Zones." I direct a nonprofit ...More

10/1/2014 - PERC's Propane Mower Incentive Doubles


WASHINGTON, D.C. - Beginning in October, landscape professionals can earn double the incentive dollars available through the Propane Education & Research Council's Propane Mower Incentive Program. Through the end of the year, program participants ...More


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