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7/22/2014 - Time for Your Mid-Year Blog Audit

Wendy Komancheck
How do you know that your blog is reaching your prospects? You check the numbers. Even though we're at the end of July, it's still not too late to complete a mid-year audit. Here are five things you can do to see if your blog is successful: Ask your Web developer or Internet marketer (or you can do this by yourself) to download your Google analytics. What are the graphs showing? What months...


Bayer CropScience Appoints Darrin Batisky as Area Sales Manager - RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Environmental Science, a ...

7/22/2014 - Bayer CropScience Appoints Darrin Batisky as Area Sales Manager

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience has appointed Darrin Batisky as the newest area sales manager for the North American turf and ornamentals (T&O) business. In his new role serving the Kentucky, Southern Indiana and Central and Southern Ohio markets, Batisky is responsible for the growth and maintenance of user relationships and initiating buyer...


7/21/2014 - Arborjet's Growth Continues With Two New Additions to the Team

WOBURN, Mass. - Arborjet has added two new team members. Emmett Muennink, who has joined as southwestern regional technical manager, and Dawn Sherman, who will serve as midwest regional technical manager, will support the company's continued growth in the invasive pest management and plant health business in these two key regions. Both will also serve as members of Arborjet's Urban Forest Tech...


7/21/2014 - California Implements Historic Water Restrictions

California's State Water Resources Control Board has approved an emergency regulation to address the use of water under continuing extreme and exceptional drought conditions. Under the new regulation, which is expected to go into effect on or about August 1, "all Californians will be expected to stop washing down driveways and sidewalks; watering of outdoor landscapes that cause excess runoff;...


7/21/2014 - LCIS, Harvest Group Form Partnership

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Landscape Contractors Insurance Services, Inc. has formed a business partnership with The Harvest Group. The alliance will provide LCIS customers with in-depth business training and customized consulting. LCIS specializes in insuring landscape contractors in some 22 states. The Harvest Group is an international business consultancy, based on more than 80 years of combined...


7/21/2014 - To Be a Pro, You Must Look Like a Pro

Ron Hall/Editor-in-Chief
Sitting in a Burger King sipping on an ice coffee early one recent Saturday morning I watched two young men working on the property at a small family-owned restaurant across the way. The site contained some greenery apart from the asphalt parking that typically dominates such properties. Six or seven shrubs (just shrubs) populated the front of the restaurant, several on either side of its entrance....


7/18/2014 - HNA Accepting Entries for Annual Hardscape Project Awards

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hardscape North America is now accepting entries for the 7th Annual HNA Hardscape Project Awards to be presented during HNA 2014 Awards Breakfast being held on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Fifteen award categories include residential and commercial applications using a variety of products including concrete pavers, clay pavers and segmental retaining walls and projects of different...


7/18/2014 - STIHL Summer Camp Gives Teens Cutting-Edge Training

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Nearly 40 area high school students attending the fourth annual STIHL Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp have a job to fulfill on an assembly line this week. Teams will manufacture the speakers out of an array of parts, and members of the team that creates the best process win $1,000 scholarships to study STEM - science, technology, engineering and math - subjects after high...


7/17/2014 - Green Way Pavements Donates to Children's Discovery Center

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Can children play checkers or chess and learn how to protect the environment at the same time? Many of you would say "Absolutely!" and Green Way Pavements of Binghamton, New York, has helped make it possible. Since the Children's Museum and Discovery Center of Binghamton, New York, had a deteriorated concrete driveway, Zeljka Roksandic, owner of Green Way Pavements,...


7/17/2014 - AEM Elects Three New Directors

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has elected three new directors, to fill unexpired terms. Joining the AEM Board of Directors is Jerry Johnson, president of Farm, Ranch & Agriculture Division of Blount International, Oregon, Illinois. Joining the AEM AG Sector Board are Brian McKown, COO of Kinze Manufacturing, Williamsburg, Iowa, and Gene Fraser, vice president global sales &...


7/17/2014 - Janine Driver Named Keynote Speaker for CENTS Marketplace 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Janine Driver, the New York Times Best Selling author of "You Say More Than You Think" (Random House), and most recently "You Can't Lie To Me" (HarperOne), has been selected as Keynote for CENTS Marketplace & University next Jan. 7-9, 2015, at The Greater Columbus Convention Center. Driver will present her keynote on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, then follow with...


7/16/2014 - STMA and The Toro Co. Honor Three with Dr. James R. Watson Scholarships

LAWRENCE, Kan. - The Sports Turf Managers Association and The Toro Company are honoring three students with the Dr. James R. Watson Legacy Scholarship. The award is a special, one-time scholarship funded by The Toro Giving Program in celebration of the company's Centennial this month as well as STMA's SAFE Foundation, the philanthropic arm that enriches communities through championing safe, sustainable...


7/15/2014 - PERC Partners with Audubon International

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Propane Education & Research Council has partnered with Audubon International to advance the use of clean, low-emission propane equipment, which aligns with Audubon International's mission to facilitate responsible environmental management practices. PERC's support of Audubon International demonstrates a commitment to promoting awareness of propane's environmental benefits....


7/15/2014 - Ohno Returns to Head Kawasaki Engine Division

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Fumihiro "Clint" Ohno, who previously held the general manager position at Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Engine Division, is returning to that post as senior vice president to replace Naoto "Nate" Kobayashi, a company veteran of nearly 30 years, who will take a public relations role in the Motorcycle & Engine Company planning division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Following...


7/15/2014 - Formal Ceremony Marks Production of 1 Million Bobcat Loaders

WEST FARGO, N.D. - Producing 1 million Bobcat loaders is not only an unparalleled industry achievement that has impacted the livelihood of compact equipment users worldwide; it has also touched the lives of thousands more who have designed, built and backed generations of the most popular compact loaders for nearly 60 years. Bobcat Company marked this tremendous milestone with a formal ceremony...


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