Landscape

The National Mall is looking ‘turf-ific’

November 2, 2012By

By Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International When Kirk Hunter, executive director of Turfgrass Producers International (TPI), traveled to Washington in 2009, he met with representatives of the National Coalition to Save Our Mall and a representative of the National Mall Third Century Initiative to discuss the deplorable condition of the turf.  TPI wanted an update on what could be done,... read more

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Terex to supply skid steers to Takeuchi

October 24, 2012By

Takeuchi Manufacturing (U.S.), Ltd. has completed a new supply agreement with Terex Construction for the supply of eight new models of Takeuchi Branded Skid Steer Loaders. This agreement will provide Takeuchi with a comprehensive range of high specification, high performance, vertical and radial lift skid steer loaders to complement its existing line of compact equipment. Takeuchi’s current distribution and support... read more

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Syngenta finalizes DuPont deal

October 8, 2012By

GREENSBORO, N.C.—On Oct. 2, Syngenta closed the acquisition of the DuPont Professional Products insecticide business. As a result of this transaction, Syngenta now owns insecticide brands Altriset, Advion, Arilon, Acelepryn, Calteryx and Provaunt. A number of DuPont Professional Products employees have also joined Syngenta. “These key assets will provide the Lawn & Garden Turf and Landscape business with new offerings... read more

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