Tag: regulations

grass seed

$300K Settlement Reached In Kentucky 31 Investigation

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA), Dynamic Seed Source, LLC (Dynamic), and Dynamic’s owner, Trevor Abbott, have settled allegations that Dynamic and Abbott violated...
pesticide regulation

Americans Support Strong Federal Framework For Pesticide Regulation

There is strong support for the current federal and state pesticide regulatory framework, according to new public opinion research from RISE (Responsible Industry for...
National Park Service

National Park Service Requires Masks At Parks, Federal Buildings

To protect the health of those who live, work and visit U.S. national parks and facilities, and in support of President Biden’s Executive Order...
applying pesticides

Applying Pesticides? Eight Things To Know After Licensing

As part of your lawn and/or landscape business, do you apply pesticides? Or do you plan to apply pesticides? These highly regulated chemicals are...
Herbicide Application

Herbicide Application Challenges In 2020

For many landscapers, the arrival of the busy Spring season is a chance to achieve improvements and efficiencies over last year’s practices. In a...
spotted lanternfly

The Invasive Spotted Lanternfly: Know What To Do

By Christine Menapace Landscapers in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia need to be on the lookout for a new invasive insect,...

The Mother Of Canada’s Pesticide Bans Leaves Mixed Legacy

Environmental angel or industry devil? Your call.
Legislative Day 2017

Stay Engaged In Defending Your Green Industry Livelihood

Take advantage of lawmakers’ August recess to tell your story once again.

The Importance of Certification in the Green Industry

Certification is a recognition of a level of professionalism for your company within the industry.
JCB Lady Bamford Center golf outing

Ariens to Sell Stens and JThomas, Lawsuit Challenges Lawn Care Ban: This Week’s Industry...

Want to keep up with the latest news in lawn care and landscaping? Check back every Thursday for a quick recap of recent happenings...
Wrangling Overtime

Time is Running Out to Comply with the DOL’s Onerous New Overtime Rule

The new rule requires a strict and accurate timekeeping system within your business, and managers who fully understand your company’s overtime policy so that you stay compliant with the overtime rules.

Political Landscape Issues By State

There is a greater amount of political activity surrounding environmental issues this election year.

Anti-Lawn Care Ban in Maryland Leaves Industry Seeking Answers

Outmanned and outgunned. Is that a fair assessment of the failure of professional turf care providers and their allies to stop an industry-damaging anti-lawn...

NHLA Applauds House Bill to Reform H-2B Visa Program

MIAMI, Fla. — The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) applauds the introduction of the Strengthen Employment and Seasonal Opportunities Now Act (H.R. 3918), introduced...
Civitas WEEDfree

Intelligro Unveils WEEDfree, a Hybrid Broadleaf Herbicide

Intelligro launched CIVITAS WEEDfree Brand concentrate at the 2015 GIE+EXPO. The company describes the liquid product as “the first and only hybrid selective herbicide”...

WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition Issues Call for Abstracts

LAS VEGAS — Experts in the field of water efficiency are invited to submit abstracts for the ninth annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition,...
Outdoor Power Equipment Institute

How to Handle Today’s Top Industry Challenges

Attacks on the managed landscape aren't going away. OPEI's Kris Kiser talks about how landscapers can best prepare to fight them.

RISE Celebrates 25 Years Advocating for the Specialty Chemical Industry

ORLANDO — RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) recently celebrated 25 years as the leading advocate for the specialty pesticide and fertilizer industries...

Sustainability: It’s a Megatrend That’s Not Going Away

Industry consultant Judy Guido shares the six key drivers pushing sustainability as a megatrend in the landscape industry.

Why Irrigation Must Finally Enter the 21st Century

A six-question conversation with Chris Spain of HydroPoint.
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®.
Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds

Landscape design, Nature, and recreation all meet in this stunning and fun eco-alternative.
Backyard Makeover

Attractive Accessibility: Bobcat’s Backyard Makeover

Julie Rummer of Turlock, CA now has her wheelchair-accessible dream backyard thanks to the Bobcat backyard makeover contest!
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.

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.