Check out the 2010 Management Clinic on Twitter from ANLA The ANLA Management Clinic has just
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Retailers See Innovation, Speed as Keys to Growth from Reuters Retailers are using a host of strategies in adapting to the downturn - from improving their
products to expanding their e-commerce businesses - which they hope will better position themselves for a rebound in the economy.More
MasterTag introduces two new nursery tags. Available as a folding or card style tag. Large landscape photos and detailed inset of key attributes such as flower, leaf color or fruit. Text information is based on extensive consumer
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Study: People Willingly Spend More For Green from Marketing Daily Consumers are willing to pay more for a variety of products that are environmentally friendly and sustainable - better known as "green," according to a recent study. The survey revealed that 90 percent of respondents have incorporated some level of greenness into their daily lives - 8.8 percent are completely green, while most are
Leasing vs. Purchasing Your Equipment from Grounds Maintenance Magazine From mowers and loaders to trucks and skid steers, large-ticket items are must-haves for survival. But choosing the right tool for the trade — at the right price — is just the beginning of the purchasing decision. Sealing the deal comes with an option: whether to lease or
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Tips for Green Building and Sustainable Landscaping from Los Altos Town Crier Today's homeowners are talking about green features both inside and out: from double-glazed windows to waterwise gardens. Homes with environmentally friendly features not
only conserve resources, but because they may last longer, can save money in the long run. These homes are also more comfortable to live in, therefore they're in high demand when the time comes to sell.More
ATA Applauds DOT Ban on Text Messaging by Commercial Drivers from The American Trucking Association American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves joined Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on as LaHood announced a ban on text messaging by drivers of commercial vehicles. "Highway safety is critically important to the trucking industry, commercial vehicles, passenger buses and the motoring public," Graves said. "Our nation's highways are the trucking industry's workplace, and we must continue to make them safer for everyone's
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Obama Sets Ambitious Export Goal from The New York Times The trouble, trade experts say, is that meeting that goal would require the president to engage in a fight to the death with the liberal wing of his own party,
persuade China to allow its currency to appreciate 40 percent, get global economic growth to outperform the salad days from 2003 to 2007, and lower taxes for American companies that do business abroad.More
Study: Disease-Resistant Plants Enhance Profits, Client Satisfaction from Lawn & Landscape Magazine New varieties of plants marketed as "disease-resistant" or "insect-resistant" are becoming more accessible
to consumers. Available through local garden centers and catalogs, these attractive ornamentals often come with guarantees that offer amateur gardeners the promise of lower maintenance or the need for fewer pesticides.More
BioChar "is much more efficient at enhancing soil quality than any other organic soil amendment" and a "more environmentally conscious use of existing resources"
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Preventing Tomato Late Blight This Year from Greenhouse Magazine To help prevent late blight this growing season, Beth Gugino, assistant professor of plant pathology at Penn State University, recommends making sure that all late blight-infected tomato and/or potato plant tissue from this past season is dead and home gardeners refrain
from composting diseased plant material.More
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