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New Award For Influential Horticultural Professionals
The American Horticultural Society (AHS) will add the Emerging Horticultural Professional Award to its roster of regularly offered awards. The purpose of the award is to bring recognition to accomplished younger leaders in horticulture. Nominations for the 2017 awards are now being accepted until August 31.

John Deere Large-Frame Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders
John Deere has introduced the large-frame G-Series skid steers (330G and 332G) and compact track loaders (331G and 333G). G-Series features include a vertical-lift loader boom design, height to hinge pin is 11 feet, increased rated operating capacities of up to 3,700 pounds and increased auxiliary hydraulic flow and power.

Early Registration Ends September 12 for CIPWG Invasive Plant Symposium
Early registration for the CIPWG Invasive Plant Symposium ends September 12. The conference features national, regional and local experts as well as citizen volunteers sharing solutions for invasive plant management and actions needed to promote native species and improve wildlife habitat. The symposium will take place October 11 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Student Union at the University of Connecticut.


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