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August Pesticide Applicator Classes - Register Now!

A Walk Through A Rural Subdivision - Thurs., August 15, 2019 (4 p.m. – 7 p.m.)  
CEUs:
3-MDA (2, 3A, 3B or 6), 3-ISA
Speaker:  Tom Bergschwenger, Owner, Natural Approach Lawn & Tree
In this “combination” walking tour, we will be examining and discussing problems both overhead and underfoot, as we inspect the trees and turf in a neighborhood subdivision. Insects, diseases, cultural practices, and physiological problems that impact trees and lawns will be identified and discussed, as well as weed infestations in the turf. Control options will also be addressed.
Location: 59482 Thunder Head Drive, Washington, MI 48094 
For more information or to register online, click here.

Plant Health Care Practices and Procedures - Thurs., August 22, 2019 (4 p.m. – 7 p.m.) 
CEUs:
3-MDA (2, 3B or 6), 3-ISA
Speaker: Gary Eichen, Plant Health Care/Lawn Care Manager, SavATree/Mike’s Tree Surgeons
Reprising our popular 2016 class, in this session we will demonstrate the proper and safe techniques for ornamental tree spraying and tall tree spraying, including the best equipment to use and how to maintain it. Soil injection and trunk injection techniques will also be demonstrated and discussed, including the 3 major injection systems: Mauget, Arbor Systems and Arborjet. You will also gain insight into products, not only what is effective to use, but for ease of filling the products. Finally, we will look at pump maintenance and a few "tricks of the trade" to help you reduce product usage and increase safety.  
Sponsored By: Banner Sales & Consulting, Inc.
Location: Bicentennial Park, 36000 W Seven Mile, Livonia, MI 48152 
For more information or to register online, click here.
 

MICHIGAN Snow Conference & Expo - Wednesday, Sept. 25th

Join other snow and ice management professionals at the Suburban Collection Showplace for “the” snow event of the season! Network with peers, visit exhibitors for the lastest in snow and ice management technology and equipment! This year's conference will feature a full-day seminar schedule with separate tracks for contractors and municipalities, featuring the latest “hot topics” for the snow and ice professional! Find out how your colleagues and competitors address key issues such as; managing profitability, operations, weather forecasting, liquids, equipment maintenance, troubleshooting and more! Learn, Network, Buy Equipment, Receive Discounts, Get Ideas, and PROFIT!
Pre-Register by September 20th!
Click here for Attendee Information (PDF)
Click here for Exhibitor Information (PDF) 

 

Special Speedway Discount for MGIA Members!

Great news! Our partner, Speedway, is offering a 15 cents per gallon promotion for the first 3 months for all new accounts that sign up for the SuperFleet MasterCard® program through the Michigan Green Industry Association.

Whether you have one company car or a fleet of over 100, your business can save an ongoing 5¢ per gallon on fuel with the SuperFleet MasterCard Program. Your company can save the cost of your membership dues with this program. There's no cost to sign up – it's free for Michigan Green Industry Association members. The SuperFleet MasterCard Program Offers Members:
  • 5¢ per gallon off on fuel at any of the 2,700+ Speedway locations nationwide
  • Cash pricing within the Comdata trucking network
  • Added convenience of fueling at over 175,000 locations nationwide that accept MasterCard
  • Earn Speedy rewards points while using your SuperFleet MasterCard at all Speedway locations
  • Set card controls and access detailed reporting online anytime
  • Online Account Management
  • Competitive Pricing/Quality Products
It’s the ideal card for your business! It’s easy to apply. Call Holden Moll now at 1-760-918-5933 or email: holden.moll@fleetcor.com to start earning your association savings today! Be sure to reference the Michigan Green Industry Association for your special 15¢ discount. 
Limited time offer valid for new Speedway SuperFleet MasterCard applications received from 4/1/2019 through 7/31/2019. New approved accounts will earn a 15 cents per gallon rebate on Speedway fuel purchases in the first three months after account opening. Rebates are cents per gallon based on the number of gallons purchased at Speedway locations per billing cycle. The maximum promotional rebate earnings are on 2,000 gallons per month regardless of billing terms. The SuperFleet Mastercard® is issued by Regions Bank, pursuant to a license by Mastercard International Incorporated. Mastercard is a registered trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. *Fees may apply

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