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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

Lawn Care: What To Do With Fall Leaves

To leaf blow or not to leaf blow? That is the question. While some propose skipping collecting leaves entirely, there’s a little bit more nuance to this question and what to do with your clients’ leaves this fall. Where the leaves have fallen will help determine your course of action. While leaves in heavily wooded […]

The post Lawn Care: What To Do With Fall Leaves appeared first on The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

The Agronomist: Advocacy Is Just Selling Yourself To a Different Audience

This month, I am going to discuss a coin with two sides. I can hear you saying, “Bob, coins always have two sides!” Yeah, I know that. I think. Maybe. When I run into people that I haven’t seen in a while and they ask about how my job at NALP is going, some will […]

The post The Agronomist: Advocacy Is Just Selling Yourself To a Different Audience appeared first on The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

Providing Five-Star Service to Lawn Care Customers

Photo: Ziehler Lawn Care

This information came from a session during the 2023 ELEVATE conference and expo. Don’t miss ELEVATE in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Nov. 3-6, 2024. Does your lawn care company offer unmatched customer service? At Ziehler Lawn Care, based in Centerville, Ohio, they have developed a culture of customer experience to create a clear vision for their team […]

The post Providing Five-Star Service to Lawn Care Customers appeared first on The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

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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