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NALP helps lawn care operators and lawn care service providers achieve more. The Lawn Care Hub gives you quick access to the latest articles from the experts, tools and resources to help your business grow. You can also access information about state pesticide regulations and learn more about our government affairs team works to protect lawn care businesses. For more information about events, networking, and other industry programs, visit the NALP website. 

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Featured Content

Business Smarts: Is Early Ordering a Good Fit for Your Lawn Care Company?

Early ordering can allow your lawn care business to have the products you need on hand before the season starts and offers savings as well. However, determining if these programs are viable for your company, as well as how much to order before the season, will depend on a number of factors. Who Should Early […]

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Business Smarts: The Value of Early Order Programs

Certainty and savings are two things any lawn care operator would love to have, and early order programs can deliver just that. These programs allow you to order the products you need in advance and reap financial savings as well through discounts, rebates and extended payment periods. “Early order programs can seem very daunting, and […]

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The Agronomist: Seek Out Turfgrass Research to Improve Your Lawn Care Operations

I always looked forward to the time of year when all of the hard work that you put into your customers’ lawns has finally paid off. If you’ve timed your fertilizer correctly – and your customer hasn’t scalped the lawn down to putting green height – the color will last until about Christmas. Hopefully. I […]

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Legislative and Regulatory News

Bayer Announces Withdrawl of Glyphosate from Lawn and Garden Market

In a press release issued Thursday, Bayer updated their five-point plan to bring closure to litigation surrounding the herbicide glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup. The company is seeking a Supreme Court decision that would review the Hardiman decision in California that found that the herbicide was responsible for causing lymphoma in a man who used Roundup as part of his job as a groundskeeper and Bayer failed to adequately warn consumers that the product […]

Pesticide Safety Educator Meet, Discuss Future of IPM, Other Issues

Over two years after initial planning commenced, the 2021 Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training meeting finally took place in Denver, Colorado this week. The goal of the PACT meeting is to provide State Lead Agencies (SLAs) and Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) staff and other stakeholders with the most up-to-date regulatory information to support implementation and compliance […]

NALP Submits Comments to EPA on Modifications to the Minimum Risk Pesticide Listing Programs

This week, NALP staff submitted suggestions to EPA on how the agency might improve the process of granting exemptions to pesticides registration requirements. Known as the 25(b) products, these minimum risk pesticides have been determined to present little risk to humans and the environment. NALP comments focused upon lack of efficacy testing, public perceptions of safety, and […]

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Professional Development Opportunities

Principles of Turfgrass Management Certificate

In a partnership between NALP and the University of Georgia, lawn care and turfgrass professionals can enroll in the Principles of Turfgrass Management Certificate Program (formerly called the Lawn Care Manager Certification) and expand their knowledge in all aspects of turf management.

Lawn Care Technician Training

Get your new technicians up and running in no more than 15 training days while promoting professionalism and growing their knowledge base. Our new Lawn Care Technician Training Program focuses on key learning objectives in the areas of customer service, turf I.D., Insect I.D., fertilizer and pesticides, proper application techniques, and safe driving.

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