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Bartlett Dossett

Bartlett Announces New Leadership of Operations in Florida

Bartlett Tree Experts has announced that Jim Dossett has been promoted to Division Manager, overseeing the Company's operations in Florida.
You Move

“You Move, We Mow” Challenge Benefits Military Families

Can you walk 18,000 steps June 23-29 for Greencare for Troops? The You Move, We Mow challenge helps provide free lawn services to military families.

Scythe Introduces Latest Generation Of M.52 Electric, Autonomous Commercial Mower

Upgrades on the latest generation Scythe M.52 mower include a 25% increase in battery capacity, a redesigned control panel, and field-tested durability.

Harper Turf Diversifies With Toro Product Acquisition

Harper has announced the strategic acquisition of the Toro Rake-O-Vac®, Versa-Vac™, and Pro Sweep® product lines.
Ruppert Anderson

Ruppert Promotes Anderson to Director of Talent Acquisition

With over 20 years of experience, Melanie Anderson has been hired by Ruppert Landscape as Director of Talent Acquisition.

New Study Suggests Some Annual Varieties Support Pollinators Better Than Others

A new study suggests some annuals support pollinators much better than others. Here are the popular winners.

Volvo CE Launches Updated L30 & L35 Compact Wheel Loaders

Customers looking for 1.3–1.6 yd3(1.0–1.2 m3) bucket capacity or 2.4- to 2.6-ton fork payload will experience faster work cycles, improved maneuverability, tractive force and performance.
split plan feature

RC Mowers Announces Split Plan Feature & Bilingual Interface

RC Mowers has announced new features to its Autonomous Mowing Robot (AMR)™ including a new split plan feature and a bilingual operator interface.
LandCare Jennifer Burnett

LandCare Announces Jennifer Burnett as CPO

Jennifer Burnett will bring 9+ years of experience under the LandCare brand to her new position as Chief People Officer.
Turfgrass maintenance

Weed Man Reports Growth in Q1

Weed Man announced four signed agreements, the hiring of several roles – including a new CFO – and a ranking in Entrepreneur’s 2024 Franchise 500 for Q1 2024.
zt6000e

Bobcat’s First Electric Zero Turn, The ZT6000e, Now Available

Bobcat announces its electric ZT6000e commercial zero-turn mower is now available at select Bobcat dealers across the U.S. and Canada.
Rachio

Rachio Marks 200 Billion Gallons Of Water Saved Through Smart Irrigation

Rachio marked Earth Day 2024 with over 200 billion gallons of water saved through its smart-watering tech. The company is working toward saving three trillion gallons by 2030.
Takeuchi 2024 Dealer

Takeuchi Recognizes Top Dealers At 2024 Dealer Summit

Takeuchi announced its Dealer of the Year, Dealer Salesperson of the Year and recipients of its 2023 Dealer 360° awards in San Antonio.
STIHL

STIHL Increases Share Of Battery Tools Sold By 4%

STIHL increased the share of sales from battery-operated tools by 4%. This and other news were announced at the 2024 annual financial press conference held yesterday.
KRESS

The Kress Commercial Platform Is Now AGZA Certified

The full suite of Kress 60V handheld equipment and the Kress Commercial CyberSystem is now AGZA Field Tested Certified (AFTC).
PERC Hires

PERC Hires Director Of Autogas Business Development

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) hires David Walters as Director of Autogas Business Development.

Earth Day: Join The Initiative To Reduce Plastic Plant Pots

An astounding 95-98% of plastic horticultural pots end up in landfills. The Healthy Pots, Healthy Plants initiative is trying to change that.

Glendale, CA Becomes Largest AGZA Green Zone® Municipality

Glendale, CA is now the nation's largest municipal AGZA Green Zone. The Certification is a structured program of education, training, certification, and data reporting to achieve cleaner, quieter, more sustainable landscape maintenance.

Protecting Landscapes From Destructive Iguanas

Invasive iguanas can wreak havoc on landscapes. Imagine deer that burrow and climb! Here are some deterrents.
Fairway Florida

Fairway Expands In Central Florida

Fairway has recently expanded their lawn care and pest control operation in Central Florida to include Dr. Jack's.
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

Arbor Day: Canopy Report Reveals America’s Favorite Tree & More

On this Arbor Day 2024, did you know that If trees could talk, Americans would want them to sound like Morgan Freeman? This and more serious statistics can be found in the "The Canopy Report," a new consumer report on how America sees trees by The Arbor Day Foundation.

Featured Videos

[VIDEO] Dickies®: Discover Workwear That’s Anything But Uniform

Looking for uniform solutions for your large team? An unmatched inventory and versatile looks are just a few reasons why companies trust Dickies®.

Volvo CE Launches Updated L30 & L35 Compact Wheel Loaders

Customers looking for 1.3–1.6 yd3(1.0–1.2 m3) bucket capacity or 2.4- to 2.6-ton fork payload will experience faster work cycles, improved maneuverability, tractive force and performance.
Design-Build Equipment

Get Equipped: Design-Build Equipment

From trenchers to compact track loaders and excavators, this assortment of design-build equipment will help your professional lawn care and landscaping services team get the job done.
Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.
Vulcan

Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.