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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

Sudden Oak Death Outbreak Weakened


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Sudden oak death disease has killed more than three million oak trees in California. Since identifying the origin, scientists have known that the pathogen Phytophthora ramorum survives in warm    More
 
Friday, October 3, 2014

Persistent Burglars Get Through Gates


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Gated communities are considered more desirable due to the added security factor, but it didn’t help one unlucky landscape company owner. Burglars bypassed the gates and stole chainsaws, trimmers,   More
 
Friday, October 3, 2014

Governor Signs Landscape Bills


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California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a pair of bills that protect residents who would like to replace their water guzzling lawns with plants that can tolerate drought conditions. Turf wat   More
 
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Control Winter Soil Erosion


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A change in weather creates a new enemy for soil to battle. Rain, wind, and in some areas snow, will erode unprotected soil. Soil erosion can be a significant problem when the temperatures dip   More
 
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Ethanol Spells Damage for Gasoline Engines


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Joe Whitlow, manager of the repair department at Anderson Power Equipment in Anderson, South Carolina, is not a big fan of ethanol.  “It costs, not only in miles per gallon, but more so in t   More
 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

No Good News on Drought


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Recent forecasts see no end to the drought plaguing the U.S. West. The Drought Monitor, based in Lincoln, Nebraska, stresses the importance of having a snowy winter. Without snow, the West has had t   More
 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Husqvarna’s North American Division Improves


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Husqvarna, manufacturer of mowers, hedge trimmers and chainsaws, reported that its North American operations were improving and running according to plan. The company’s Americas division had an op   More
 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Mower Recall


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Shivvers Manufacturing Inc., of Iowa has recalled more than 1,900 riding lawn mowers due to a possible fire hazard, as per the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall involves model year   More
 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014