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Grounds Management - October 2016

The Grounds Management landing page for Facility Professionals.

Topics related to Grounds Management

mowers, utility vehicles, bird control, snow and ice, snow removal, emissions, fleet, vehicles, irrigation
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Guidelines Target Sustainable Salt Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Management Practices EvolvePart 1 of a four-part article on snow and ice management at the University of Michiganpart 2: Winter Preparation Presents Staffing Challengespart 3: How University of Michigan Improved Sustainability of Snow and Ice Operationspart 4: Preparing the Grounds Services Fleet for Winter Seasonpart 5: PRODUCTS: Snow and Ice Management

  


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Common Ground Alliance’s 2015 DIRT Report Estimates that Damages to Buried Utilities Dropped 9 Percent from Previous Year

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Commitment to Sustainability Drives Arizona State Facilities Maintenance Director

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Resilient Landscapes: Online Design Guide Targets Recovery

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Polaris Commercial Vehicles Take On What Mother Nature Dishes Out

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Commercial Mowers and the Sustainability ConnectionPart one of a 4-part article on sustainability and mowerspart 2: More Mower Options Mean Greater Sustainabilitypart 3: Achieving Sustainability Beyond Mowing Equipmentpart 4: SIDEBAR: Managers use Mowers as Recruiting Tools

  


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Electric Vehicles Offer New Customization PackagesPolaris

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Three Steps for Maintaining a Safe Utility Vehicle Fleet

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Stand-On Mower a Match for Tight Spaces, Urban AreasBob-Cat

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Heaviland Landscape Management Wins Two CLCA Awards

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National Park Service Turns 100, but Deferred Maintenance Woes Remain

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Bulk Salt Spreader Designed for Bed Dimensions of UTVsSnowEx

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Snow Blower Attachments Offered for Skid Steers and TractorsLoftness

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Versatile Electric Machine Enhances Low-Speed Vehicle MarketPolaris Industries Inc.

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Utility Vehicle Enhances Versatility for Grounds Maintenance CrewsCushman

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ASTM Standard Addresses Concrete Paving Slabs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Steps to Sustainable Landscapes1. Forget Fossil Fuelspart 2: 2. Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose Waterpart 3: 3. Keep Eye on Insects Through Pest Management Controlpart 4: 4. Increase Sustainability by Addressing Stormwater part 5: 5. Incorporate Community Gardents into Landscapes

  


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Corded Handheld Blower Eliminates Reduces Fuel Demands on Grounds DepartmentsDeWalt

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Water Woes: Restrictions Hit Eastern U.S.

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Diesel Mowers Reduce Fuel Costs SignificantlyGrasshopper Co.

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Utility Vehicle Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

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Utility Vehicle Increases Power Capacity, Reduces SizeCub Cadet

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Salt Spreader Specifically Designed for UTV UseSnowEx

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Water Watch: Irrigation Association Offers Resources

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Dixie Chopper Named “Most Improved” Second Year in a Row

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Tailgate Spreader Applies Salt, Ice onto Slippery Roads, PathwaysSnowEx

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Lux Features Cut From Over-budget Denver VA Hospital

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Compact Utility Vehicle Features Subaru EngineCub Cadet

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Electric Vehicle Provides Green Alternative for Facilities MaintenancePolaris Industries Inc.

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Bird Dogged: Volunteers Rescue Thousands After Building Collisions

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‘Bark Ranger’ Gives Grounds Managers a Safety Boost

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Vacuum Excavators Tackle Site CleanupDitch Witch

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Creating Campus Buzz Between Maintenance and Occupants

  


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Birds and Buildings: A New Stadium’s Challenges

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Brookside Agra: University Study Shows H2OExcel Reduces Water, Time, and Energy Needed to Grow Healthy Turf

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Western Pest Services: Tips for Keeping Ants, Mosquitoes Away from Your Property This Summer

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Grasshopper: Company Earns Top Dealer's Choice Award for 2nd Consecutive Year

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Greener Grounds: GSA Adopts SITES System

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HydroPoint: Company Acquires Smart-Irrigation Provider Baseline Inc.

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Compact Track Loader Increases HorsepowerBobcat Co.

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University of San Francisco Director of Operations Creates Buzz on Campus

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Utility Vehicle Recalled Due to Crash Hazard

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Atlantic Irrigation: Company Now Distributes IrriGreen Genius Irrigation System

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Jacobsen: Company Signs Exclusive Agreement with WALLGROW

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FAA Considers Easing Drone Restrictions

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Software System Helps Facilities Manage Water ConsumptionBanyan Water

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Trash Can Liners Offer Opportunities for LEED CreditsPitt Plastics

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Lightweight Rotary Mower Can Mow More than 20 Acres Per HourJacobsen

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Snow & Ice Management Association: Free Timeline Aids Year-Long Planning for Snow Services

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Avendra: Company Signs National Agreement with Jacobsen

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Attachments, Power Sources, Stand-On Models Maximize Mower VersatilityPart 1 of a 3-part article on mowerspart 2: Stand-Up Mowers Emerge as Reliable Optionpart 3: Attachments Help Mower Models Increase Versatilitypart 4: Product Focus: Mowers

  


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Air Excavators Help Locate Utilities or Gas Leaks on WorksitesDitch Witch

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Sample Timeline Targets Preparations for Snow Removal

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Bird-B-Gone: The Importance of Using Humane and Effective Bird Control Products

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Mobile App Helps Maintenance Managers with Snow RemovalMagic Software Enterprises Ltd.

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Porous Pave: Company Wins Gold-Level Innovation Award at IIDEXCanada

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Sprinkler Removal Tool Requires no DiggingUnderhill International

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Snow & Ice Management Association: Group Provides Timeline for Facility/Property Managers

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Tree Care Industry Association: De-Icing Salt Can Harm Landscape Plants

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Proper Inspections and Maintenance Help Deliver PerformancePart one of a four-part article on utility vehicle maintenancepart 2: Post-Purchase Considerations for Utility Vehiclespart 3: Looking for Trouble with Utility Vehicle Maintenancepart 4: Utility Vehicles: Repair or Replace Strategies

  


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Rio Grande Fence Co.: Nashville Company Wins 2nd National Fence Contractor Award in 3 Years

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Sprinkler Removal Tool Requires No DiggingUnderhill International

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Exmark: Company's Spreader Sprayer Wins Engineering Award

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Nixalite of America Inc.: Pest-Control Company Launches New Website

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Porous Pave: Company Product Upgrades Walking Paths at Pennsylvania Arboretum

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Utility Vehicle Series Provides Durability for Grounds ManagersJohn Deere

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Mower Series Features Include Maintenance Reminders, Extended Cutting WidthJacobsen

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Tree Care Industry Association: Did a Storm Damage Your Tree?

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Concussion Study Focuses on Poorly Maintained Fields

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Mower Series Offers Premium–Cut QualityHusqvarna Professional Products Inc.

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Mower Matters: Matching Needs to Product Options

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Utility Vehicle Features Durability, Increased Storage AreaJohn Deere

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Drone Technology: A New Maintenance Frontier?

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Subaru: Company Grows Distributor Network to Expand Engine and Parts Availability

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Zero–Turn Mower Features Powerful Engine OptionsCub Cadet

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Tree Care Industry Association: Understand Effects of Snow on Woody Plants when Landscaping

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Exmark: Company Launches Spreader-Sprayer YouTube Video Series

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Stand-On Mower Features Year-Round VersatilityThe Toro Co.

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Club Car: Company Launches the Industry's Only Technical Support Team for Rental Customers

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Four-Passenger Diesel Utility Vehicle Features Cargo Conversion SystemKubota Tractor Corp.

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Electric Utility Vehicle Helps Reduce Cost of Ownership for Grounds ManagersPolaris Industries Inc.

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Multi-Purpose Trimmer Meets Wide Range of Turf NeedsHonda Power Equipment

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Zero-Turn Mower Series Features Fuel-Injected EnginesCub Cadet

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Most Facilities use too much Salt During Snow and Ice Events

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building an Arsenal of Grounds Equipment AttachmentsPart 1 of a 4-part article on the versatility of grounds attachmentspart 2: Specification Strategies for Determining Grounds Equipment Attachmentspart 3: Extended Warranty Recommendend for Grounds Attachmentspart 4: Going Green: Equipment Attachments With Sustainability in Mind

  


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Sustainability Spotlight: Mowers

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