Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

AUG 2017

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clude co, Salvador, 22 LC DBM I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 4 5 4 For the second year in a row, golf course superinten- dents and sports turf professionals will have education opportunities at GIE+EXPO. The conference, hosted by the Kentucky Turfgrass Council, will take place Thursday and Friday, October 19-20 at the Kentucky Exposition Center during the annual tradeshow. Kentucky Turfgrass Council to Host Golf and Sports Turf Management Conference The Tree Care Industry Association welcomes ServicePro as a first-year Partners Advancing Commercial Tree Care's Root partner for 2017. ServicePro is a leader in field service management software, with their pest control, lawn care and arbor care software being used by over 2,000 com - panies around the world. PACT partners' support of TCIA helps the growth and development of the entire industry, making it possible for a more profit - able and safe industry. ServicePro Joins TCIA PACT Program The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute has cho - sen Chuck Bowen to fill its newly created role of vice president, communications. He has spent several years as a journal - ist in the Midwest. His work has ap- peared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Indianapolis Star and Cleveland Magazine. Newly Created Role Filled By Industry Insider AmericanHort Partners with USDA And SAF to Improve Port Clearance The National Association of Landscape Professionals an - nounced that Pro Bowl Quar- terback Ron Jaworski will be the keynote speaker at LAND - SCAPES 2017, NALP's annual convention, which is held in conjunction with GIE+EXPO, October 18 – 20 in Louisville. For more information visit land - . NFL Legend To Keynote at Landscapes 2017 AmericanHort has partnered with the U.S.D.A. and the Society of American Florists to develop a program that will expedite the import of un-rooted plant cuttings from six Latin American coun - tries. The expectation is that a successful pilot program will result in reduced inspections and expedited entry procedures. The pilot will in - greenhouse facilities in Mexi - Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Costa Rica, and Colombia.

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