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NJGIC Golf Classic 2019

Join us on Thursday, October 3, 2019 Forsgate Country Club Historic Banks Course The Banks Course is consistently ranked ...
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Glyphosate risk, and What “Probably Causes Cancer” Means – Video

Get a better understanding of what the IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) term “probably causes cancer” really means ...
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Bayer Responds to Recent Glyphosate Judgement

Dear Industry Partners, I’m connecting again with an important update on the litigation concerning our glyphosate-based products, and with some ...
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Five Questions: Mike Caprio

By Seth Jones
April 19, 2019 Mike Caprio, Regional business consultant, Lawn Doctor, Holmdel, N.J. 1. What all does your ...
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DOL Announces Lottery for H-2B Processing

Roy Maurer
March 4, 2019 Employers that want to hire seasonal guest workers with H-2B visas will now have to ...
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Trump Administration Nears Release of New Overtime Proposal

The Wall Street Journal
By Eric Morath
Jan.10, 2019 WASHINGTON—The Labor Department sent its proposed overtime rule to the White ...
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The New Jersey Green Industry Council Scholarship Program

2019 Edward A. Platz Memorial ScholarshipThe ProgramThe New Jersey Green Industry Council (NJGIC) is continuing the scholarship program initiated by ...
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Trump Administration Nears Release of New Overtime Proposal

The Wall Street Journal
By Eric Morath
Jan.10, 2019 WASHINGTON—The Labor Department sent its proposed overtime rule to the White ...
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Honeybee Population Isn’t ‘Crashing’

Here’s Why In recent years, articles on honeybees have often started with a sentence like this: “Populations of honeybees have ...
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FDA Finds No Glyphosate Residue in Food

FDA testing of glyphosate residues in food found no detectable amounts of the herbicide in over half of commodities tested ...
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Importance of Glyphosate to Soil Health – One Farmer’s Mission

“They wanted to cart me off to the funny farm.” Andrew Ward, a farmer in Lincolnshire, England made a surprising ...
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Trump admin appeals ruling ordering EPA to ban chlorpyrifos

The Trump administration is appealing a federal court ruling ordering the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos. Justice Department ...
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Glyphosate One of the Most Effective Herbicides in the World

In the last few weeks it’s received lots of media coverage following a legal case in California, USA where the ...
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Beekeeper Notification Legislation

Keith Bennett, CGCS
Grass Roots Turf Products, Inc. There have been a lot of questions asked regarding the beekeeper notification legislation.  Below ...
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NJGIC POLLINATOR AND INDUSTRY ISSUES SUMMIT

OCTOBER 17, 2017
7:30 am – 4:00 pm National Conference Center
399 Monmouth Street
East Windsor, New Jersey

The Landscape Newsletter – June 2017

New Jersey Green Industry Council Dedicates This Issue of The Landscape in Memory of
Joseph A. Turchi, Sr. August ...
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The Landscape Newsletter – April 2017

President’s Message Good day all!  There’s an old saying in New Jersey that “if you don’t like the weather, just wait 15 minutes ...
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The Landscape Newsletter – March 2017

A Message From Our President A hardy good day to all of our members of the NewJersey Green Industry Council! This ...
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Well Maintained Fields Essential to Reducing Concussions

A recent article in the New York Times highlights the need for athletic fields to be well maintained to prevent ...
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Neonic Article from the LA Times

The LA Times this week ran an article discussing the impacts of Neonicotinoids on pollinators. While it contains some recent ...
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The Operation Pollinator Program

Presented by Caydee Savinelli, Pollinator and IPM Stewardship Lead, Syngenta Operation Pollinator is an international biodiversity program to boost the number ...
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