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A Look Back: The Top Turf Articles from 2021

Whether it’s longer-lasting ingredients, environmentally safe formulas, or easier to spread designs, Central stays up-to-date on the newest and best products in turf, fertilizers, and repellents. We saw the turf category this year manage significant increases in demand from consumers being home and being invested in their landscape. However, during this same year of increased purchasing, we also were experiencing …

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A Look Back: The Top Marketing & Business Articles from 2021

It’s important to be prepared for the upcoming year & take your business to the next level of success. Now is a great time to take a look back at what drove success this year, and implement it into your business & marketing strategy for 2022. Below is a recap of this year’s top marketing & business articles that will …

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A Look Back: The Top Lighting Articles from 2021

Outdoor Lighting was driven this past year by new options in efficiency, new technology and smartphone-enabled controls. Whether you’re an expert in outdoor lighting products, or if you’re interested in how your company might get more involved, the team at Central will keep you up-to-date on the latest trends and help you profit from them. Now is the perfect time …

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A Look Back: The Top Irrigation Articles of 2021

2021 saw the culmination of an increased demand for common green industry products coupled with shortages of raw materials, delays of essential components, and domestic manufacturing challenges have driven price increases across the category.  Now is a great opportunity to take a look back at the top irrigation articles of 2021 and see what plans you might want to make …

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Pump Station Winterization Check-List

Although ultimately geography dictates when to winterize, for most of the country winterization season has arrived. Correctly winterizing a pump station is crucial – if a step is missed, the station can sustain freeze damage, costing valuable time and money (replacement parts can cost thousands of dollars, depending on the extent of the damage). The following winterization checklist will walk …

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Looking Ahead to Marketing: 5 Predictions for Next Year

While it often seems that predicting what will happen in the future has taken a bumpy road the last 18 months, the good news is that marketing trends continue to be strong and give good insight into what businesses should focus on in the coming year no matter what the market brings. We know that consumers are focused on their …

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4 Tips to Overcome Supply Chain Challenges Heading into 2022

It seems everywhere you read these days; supply chain issues are in the forefront of so many news articles. Often, we are hearing descriptions of large shipping vessels waiting to unload in the Port of Los Angeles, empty shelves at the grocery store, or the projections that people should adjust their holiday gift shopping timeline and expectations of product availability. …

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Have We Reached a Tipping Point with Straight Urea in Fertilizers?

A year ago, we all were talking about fertilizer prices reaching decade lows. Fast forward 12 months, fertilizer prices are approaching 10-year highs. Whether Potash, Ammonium Sulfate or urea, costs continue to climb. As we look at a lot of fertilizers used by the Professional Lawn Care Industry, we are seeing more and more straight urea in blends in an …

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Snow Rhino | Zero Turn Snow Plow

Snow Removal Like You’ve Never Imagined Bringing truly inspired innovation to the snow removal industry, the Snow Rhino is unlike anything you have seen before. While this zero turn snow plow is compact enough to get to those hard to reach areas, do not let that fool you. This track drive snowplow packs enough power to tackle even the most …

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TransFilm Anti-Transpirant

Creates a water-impermeable layer to protect the plant What it is TransFilm® Anti-Transpirant coats leaf surfaces with a clear, glossy film that provides a water-impermeable layer to protect the plant and decrease the rate of transpiration. A single application of TransFilm in late fall provides durable winter protection for shrubs, trees, and golf greens, and a spring application helps reduce dew …