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Ron Hall

How Are We Going to Serve the Singletons?
By Ron Hall
One of the fastest growing consumer groups in the United States might surprise you. It's the growing population of single people. This rapidly emerging group now constitutes more than half of the adult population. So, who are these singletons that will become a larger part of our consumerist society (and green industry customers) as this decade plays out? Read More


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TURF SCIENCES:

Agrium Advanced Technologies Making Colorado State University Greener
Agrium Advanced Technologies and Colorado State University have announced the use of environmentally responsible, slow- and controlled-release fertilizers at CSU's main campus in Fort Collins as part of both organizations' ongoing collaboration and commitment to sustainability initiatives. Read More

Bayer CropScience Announces New Bee Center
Bayer CropScience has announced plans to break ground in February on its North American Bee Care Center, which will serve as a gathering place for researchers, bee experts, students and other visitors to meet regularly with leading Bayer scientists. Read More

SePRO Corporation Acquires Tessenderlo Kerley Inc.'s Aquatic Herbicide Business
SePRO Corporation has completed final transactions in the acquisition of TKI's aquatic herbicide business, which includes product registrations, trade names and other related business assets for the active ingredient fluridone, used extensively in the U.S. aquatics market. Read More

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IN YOUR OWN WORDS:

New Year's Resolutions for Lawn Care & Landscape Company Owners
Members of LawnSite.com share their resolutions for 2013. Read More

New England Grows
INDUSTRY NEWS:

New England Grows Offers Great Learning Opportunities
New England Grows is set for this coming Feb. 6-8 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Founded in 1993 by green industry pros for green industry pros, the educational conference and exposition gives participants unique access to targeted, industry-specific products, information and connections. Read More

Former TPI Executive Director Doug Fender Dies
D. T. Kirk Hunter, executive director of Turfgrass Producers International, reports that Doug Fender, executive director of TPI for more than 20 years, has died. Read More

Dolibois Retires as ANLA Leader
On Dec. 31, after 21 years of service to ANLA, executive vice president Bob Dolibois retired from the ANLA. On Jan. 1, 2013, Michael Geary, CAE, became the new executive vice president. Read More

Horizon Partners with The New American Landscape Channel
Horizon Distributors announced its partnership with The New American Landscape Channel to produce a series of BizPro educational modules, an online resource that provides tools, tips and training videos to help landscape professionals grow their businesses and increase profits. Read More

PLANET Honors Two Landscape Companies For Sustainability Efforts
The Professional Landcare Network has awarded two companies with its annual Sustainable Company Award, Precision Landscape Management of Dallas, Texas, and Sebert Landscaping of Bartlett, Ill. Read More

ServiceMaster Names New TruGreen President
ServiceMaster Company named David Alexander president of its TruGreen subsidiary. He will report to ServiceMaster Chief Executive Officer Hank Mullany. Read More


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