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J.R. Simplot Co. to expand to Southeast

November 16, 2018 By
The J.R. Simplot Co., a diversified, global food and agriculture company headquartered in Boise, Idaho, is expanding its turf, horticulture and specialty plant nutrition business to the southeastern U.S. “We’re excited to establish a presence here,” said Jeff Higgins, manager ...
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Corteva Agriscience launches 2018-2019 incentive program

November 15, 2018 By
Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, launched its 2018-2019 The Power of More Reward Club with early order incentives for lawn and landscape professionals, nursery managers and golf course superintendents. Through the program, customers can save on qualifying products ...
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The Youth on Course National Online Auction to kick off Nov. 11

November 8, 2018 By
Youth on Course, a national initiative designed to give kids access to life-changing opportunities through golf, is hosting its annual online auction Nov. 11-15. During the event, a variety of sports and entertainment experiences will be up for bidding. All ...
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SiteOne intros GPS-guided precision spray system

November 7, 2018 By
SiteOne Landscape Supply released its new LESCO Smart Guided precision spray system, a GPS-guided system. Designed for turf spaces where a commercial spreader would be used, the Smart Guided System can connect with most common sprayers. “The LESCO Smart Guided system ...
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Two lake management companies join SOLitude Lake Management

November 7, 2018 By
Aquatic Environments of Benicia, Calif., and Water Resource Management of Glendale, Ariz., have joined SOLitude Lake Management. Aquatic Environments was acquired in April of this year. Water Resource Management was acquired in August. As of Oct. 29 all company operations, ...

Ryan adds spreader attachment for Lawnaire ZTS stand-on aerator

November 6, 2018 By
Ryan released a new custom spreader attachment for the Lawnaire ZTS stand-on aerator. The commercial electric spreader — manufactured by Spyker — helps users achieve a new level of productivity when aerating and overseeding, according to the company. The spreader’s ...