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Ron Hall

Save $92,330 in Workers' Comp Payments? You Bet!
By Ron Hall/Editor-in-chief
The landscape/lawn service industry can be a dangerous place to work. Every year several dozen landscape, tree and grounds workers die on the job and hundreds of others suffer serious injuries.

Apart from reducing the risk of human suffering or death caused by on-the-job accidents, organizations with strong safety cultures and ongoing safety training benefit financially, too. And sometimes in a very big way. Read More

TURF SCIENCE:

Bayer CropScience Donates $600,000 to Raleigh Nonprofit
Passage Home, a Raleigh-based anti-poverty organization, received a $600,000 grant Thursday from Bayer CropScience to help its mission. Read More

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IN YOUR OWN WORDS:

Does Anyone Not Use Contracts?
LawnSite.com members talk about the pros and cons of contracts and whether or not you really need to have them. Read More

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INDUSTRY NEWS:

Walker Wins Colorado Ethics in Business Alliance Award
On April 12 the Colorado Ethics in Business Alliance (CEBA) honored Walker Mfg. of Fort Collins, Colo., with the Bill Daniels Business Ethics Award. Read More

Schiller Grounds Care Closes Nebraska Plant
Classen Manufacturing, a Norfolk, Neb., company that began in Norfolk 40 years ago, is closing its doors. Read More

Young & Laramore Launches All-Digital Campaign for Scotts
The majority of Scotts LawnService's ads for this season will be in the form of website banner ads, social promotions on Facebook and short commercials that run ahead of videos on online sites like YouTube. Read More

"Your World, Reimagined: A Global Design Competition" Now Accepting Entries
Presented by Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., MAXON Computer, DOSCH DESIGN, Arroway Textures and AMD FireProTM graphics, "Your World, Reimagined" asks professional and student designers to tackle an old, dilapidated or rundown locale and redesign it for a new, improved use. Read More

Jonsered Now Available through National Distributor Network and Tractor Supply Stores Nationwide
The Husqvarna Group has announced that the Jonsered brand is available in the United States through independent dealers nationwide and supported by a national distributor network, as well as by Tractor Supply Stores nationwide. Read More

Customers are saying, &qout;Fastest, easiest & safest post driver on the market". Danuser - Find out why.

LebanonTurf College Tour Visits University of Massachusetts-Amherst Turf Program
LebanonTurf, a leading provider of innovative plant nutrition products to the golf and landscape industries in North America, recently brought its 2013 College Tour to the University of Massachusetts-Amherst Turf Program. Read More

STIHL Collaborates with City of Virginia Beach to Beautify Local Park in Honor of Earth Day
STIHL, Inc. teamed with City of Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation and K & D Round's Landscape Services to clean up and renovate Beach Garden Park in Virginia Beach, Va. Read More

Jeff Lone Recognized as the Ditch Witch 2012 Service Manager of the Year
The Ditch Witch organization awarded Jeff Lone of Ditch Witch Midwest with its 2012 Service Manager of the Year award. Read More

Takeuchi Announces FMI Sales as New Dealer in Northwest
Takeuchi-US has announced FMI Sales as the latest addition to its dealer network in North America. Read More

Hunter Releases First Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Hunter announces the completion of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which will provide internal and external stakeholders with a glimpse inside Hunter's operations, and an understanding of what they are working towards as an organization. Read More

High School Class Produces Video to Promote Green Spaces
The Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) released a video promoting the benefits of green spaces for recreation and leisure done by a high school broadcast production class. Read More


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