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 •  January 18

It took a while for Gabe Lobato to fully embrace being a landscaper. After all, he made good money as an aviation instructor, but after 9/11, the industry suffered a lot of layoffs. Unsatisfied at the radio job he took after his aviation job, Lobato started to think about starting a landscaping company. After about 50 trips to Home Depot getting...

Lawn & Landscape

 •  January 18

ISABELLA COUNTY, Mich., – Bandit Industries announced two building additions to expand production capacity and add a new, state-of-the-art parts and service facility. Bandit will invest $1.4 million in the two expansions. Both are expected to come online in 2018. “We added manufacturing space 18 months ago and revamped our assembly lines in...

Lawn & Landscape

 •  January 18

Knowing what standard insurance covers will keep your green industry business protected.
Marc McTeague, partner with SeibertKeck Insurance, has been involved in insuring green industry businesses for about 25 years.During MGIX 2018, McTeague broke down a few standard areas of insurance and why these things should be covered.Stuff that sits still....

Lawn & Landscape

 •  January 18

Pictured above: MGIX 2018, hosted by the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association, featured an exhibit show floor and a number of education sessions. Handling workers’ compensation can be a stressful task for business owners. During MGIX 2018 in Columbus, Ohio, Cordell Walton, program manager at Columbus-based CareWorksComp, discussed some common...

Lawn & Landscape

 •  January 17

RESEARCH PARK, N.C. – Environmental Science, a business unit of Crop Science, a division of Bayer, appointed Jose Milan as Turf & Ornamentals Global Market Manager. In this role, Milan will have a global focus on delivering Bayer brand experience for customers in the golf course management, lawn & landscape and production ornamentals markets around...

Lawn & Landscape

 •  January 17

RACINE, Wis. – CASE Construction Equipment announced the availability of the Michelin X Tweel SSL All-Terrain Airless Radial Tires as factory-approved/supplied option on all skid-steer loader models. Airless radial tires perform just like a pneumatic tire, but without the risk and costly downtime associated with penetrations and impact damage. The...

Lawn & Landscape

 •  January 17

ROSWELL, Ga. – SiteOne Landscape Supply launched its Pro-Trade Lighting products, a line of professional-grade LED lamps and lighting solutions for landscape contractors. Pro-Trade fixtures and transformers are ETL listed and conform to UL Standard 1838 and certified to CSA C22.2 No. 250.7. Pro-Trade MR16 LED lamps are ETL listed and conform to UL...

Lawn & Landscape

 •  January 17

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana released a new app this year for homeowners to use to find out whether someone claiming to be a landscape or horticulture professional has a state horticulture license or business permit. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry worked to develop the LDAF Business Search app, which is available for Apple and...

Lawn & Landscape

 •  January 17

Wilton, CT – The Harvest Group announced it will have monthly webinars designed to help contractors grow all facets of business. The webinars will be hosted by The Harvest Group – Bill Arman; Ed Laflamme, CLP; Steve Cesare, Ph.D.; Fred Haskett, LICM; Alison Hoffman; and Cindy Code. The webinars will feature proven, easy-to-apply management and...

Lawn & Landscape

 •  January 16

Pictured above: Gov. Scott Walker (center) with members of WNLA at a ceremony to commemorate its 100th anniversary. Janesville, WI – Commemorating its 100th anniversary, Gov. Scott Walker issued a State of Wisconsin Gubernatorial Proclamation on Jan. 3, 2018, officially declaring it as Wisconsin Nursery & Landscape Association (WNLA) Day in...