Bayer Environmental Science Hosts Southern Sports Turf Seminar 

Bayer Environmental Science recently hosted a Southern Sports Seminar for area sports turf managers in Charlotte, N.C. The seminar took place at the Bank of America Stadium, which is the home of the Charlotte Panthers NFL team...

ASGCA Elects Six New Members 

The American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) welcomed seven new Associate Members to its ranks at the group’s recent 60th Annual Meeting in Pinehurst, N.C....

The GCBAA Releases New 2006 Membership Directory 

The Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) announced that it has recently released its 2006 Membership Directory, providing golf course building professionals with more access to builder contacts and construction information than ever before. ...

LESCO, Penn State Award Scholarship 

Erik MacPherson is the recipient of the 2006 Zimmerman Award, an annual award sponsored by LESCO and presented by Penn State University’s Golf Course Turfgrass Management Technical Program. ...

Constantine Joins Profile Products’ Expanding Market Development Team 

Profile Products LLC has welcomed Andy Constantine as its new market development manager. Constantine will focus on promoting Profile’s Profile Erosion Control Solutions ...

Floratine Products Group Adds New Sales Manager  

Floratine Products Group recently announced the addition of Vince Van Meter to the position of Technical Sales Manager. In his new role, Van Meter is responsible for Floratine’s national and regional sales training specific to golf operations...

Private-Public Effort Aims to Develop Biobased Nursery Plots 

Plant pots made from farm wastes could one day be a boon to the horticultural industry—and to the environment. The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) of the American Nursery and Landscape Association are working together to create biodegradable pots for nursery production. ...

Superintendents Attend Atlanta Turf Roundtable 

More than 30 Atlanta-area golf course superintendents heard presentations about Poa annua management, summer bentgrass decline and recent advances in turfgrass cultural practices at a recent seminar sponsored by Bayer Environmental Science. ...

GreenCast Now Offers Superintendents Online Agronomic Solutions 

GreenCast (www.greencastonline.com), a Web-based technology from Syngenta, now offers golf-course superintendents the ability to build online agronomic solutions customized to their courses’ needs....

Project EverGreen Reports Successful Launch of GreenCare for Troops Program But More Help Is Still Needed 

Project EverGreen reports its GreenCare for Troops program is gaining nationwide attention and favorable exposure for the green industry. As a result it has issued a call for more landscape and lawn care providers to participate in this patriotic public service effort....

John Deere Engine Works in Waterloo Produces Its One-Millionth Engine 

John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) and its diesel engine factory, John Deere Engine Works, reached two notable milestones this spring. The Waterloo, Iowa, factory simultaneously celebrated its 30th anniversary and produced its one-millionth engine...

Learn To Monopolize Your Marketplace at Upcoming Marketing Workshop 

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) will host “Monopolize Your Marketplace,” Sept. 22–23, 2006, at the Embassy Suites BWI in Linthicum, Md. ...

GCBAA Introduces Construction Estimation CD-ROM 

Packed with regional estimation information for constructing courses across the country, the Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA)’s new construction estimation CD-ROM is an essential tool for today’s golf course builder....

Irrigation Tours Focus on Conservation, Plastics  

Water conservation and the use of plastics in agriculture in South Texas, a region that must make the most of its water resources, will be the focus of industry tours offered at the start of the 27th International Irrigation Show....

Rain Bird Releases Its 2nd Industry White Paper  

Rain Bird Corporation has announced the release of its 2nd industry white paper, which focuses on providing insight, suggestions and solutions for incorporating water-efficient landscapes at the residential level...

USDA Estimator: New Tool for Evaluating Irrigation Efficiency 

The online "Energy Estimator for Irrigation" released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is an excellent tool to help producers make decisions about irrigation...

Jefferson Trees Resistant to Dutch Elm Disease 

A large-scale program to screen American elm trees for resistance to Dutch elm disease may lead to trees that can ward off this deadly disease....

Penn State Golf Course Turfgrass Management Students Receive GCSAA Scholarships 

Two students from Penn State’s Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program were honored with GCSAA awards....

John Deere Receives An AE50 Award 

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) awarded John Deere an AE50 Award for the company’s 3000 TWENTY Series Compact Utility Tractors....

Aquascape Designs’ College Pro Pond Builders Program Represents the Future of Water Gardening 

In 2005, Aquascape Designs’ president and CEO Greg Wittstock had an epiphany....

Pursell Technologies Inc. Joins Agrium 

Pursell Technologies Inc. (PTI) announced that the company has entered into an agreement to sell business assets to Agrium Inc....

Jacobsen New Director of Product Management Focuses on Customer Needs 

Brian Melka recently accepted the position of director of product management for Jacobsen, a Textron company....

Scotts Miracle-Gro Acquires Assets and Brands from Landmark Seed  

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, marketer of branded products for consumer lawn and garden care, has completed the acquisition of certain brands and assets from Landmark Seed Company....

Three Elected Regular Members by ASGCA  

Three Associate members successfully completed all requirements and were elected Regular members of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA)....

Gro-Pro LLC Changes Name to Etigra  

Gro-Pro LLC announces that it has changed the company name to Etigra. Etigra depicts a broader presence and more accurately reflects the direction the company. ...

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