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City Can Jail Water Wasters


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Residents of Shasta Lake, California, can now face jail time if they waste water. The city has made water-use violations a misdemeanor, which can be punishable by up to 30 days in jail. Other penaltie   More
 
Friday, October 10, 2014

Finding New Techs Not Easy


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It’s no secret the irrigation industry is suffering from a severe shortage of techs. It doesn’t seem like anyone wants to be a technician anymore. At this rate, the current generation should   More
 
Thursday, October 9, 2014

Employee Gets Jail Time for Embezzlement


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Samuel L. Snyder, a 45 year-old Michigan resident, was found guilty of pilfering funds from Salzburg Landscape Supply in Williams Township, Michigan. A month into Snyder’s employment, money beg   More
 
Thursday, October 9, 2014

Equity Firm Buys Landscape Company


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Private equity firm SB Capital Partners has acquired Aerations Only Inc., a landscape company based out of San Diego, California. SB Capital wants to expand the contractor’s services and its line    More
 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Contractor Cleans Up for Fraternity


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A landscape contractor found a unique source of revenue by taking on a college fraternity as a client. Over the past year, Clark Landscaping and Lawn Care, Indianapolis, Indiana, was hired by the I   More
 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Company Settles Over Illegal Calls


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TruGreen Inc. has agreed to pay $4.45 million due to allegedly illegal calls made to people’s cellphones. Faustino Chapa, the plaintiff of a class-action lawsuit against the Memphis, Tennessee-bas   More
 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Propane Mower Incentives Double


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You can now save twice the money on propane mowers. The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), a checkoff organization funded by the propane industry, has doubled the amount of money it’   More
 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

New Headquarters for Avant Tecno


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 Avant Tecno USA, the North American division of the Finland-based manufacturer, has announced that it has moved its corporate headquarters to Arlington Heights, Illinois, from Elk Grove Villag   More
 
Monday, October 6, 2014

Billy Goat Industries Acquires Plugr


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Manufacturer of turf equipment Billy Goat Industries of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, announced that it has acquired the Plugr brand of aerators. The purchase of Plugr brand will compliment the 201   More
 
Monday, October 6, 2014

JDL Acquires BISCO


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John Deere Landscapes, LLC, announced recently that it has acquired Boston Irrigation Supply Company, Inc. (BISCO). BISCO has five locations in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and New York   More
 
Monday, October 6, 2014