The Green Industry Expo and The OPEI Expo Enter Into a Definitive Trade Show Alliance 

The Professional Grounds Management Society, the Professional Landcare Network, and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, recently announced that they will combine their two trade shows, the Green Industry Expo (GIE) and the OPEI Expo....

Irrigation Certification First in Line for WaterSense Label 

Certification programs for irrigation professionals, irrigation controllers and soil moisture sensors will be the first services and products eligible to carry the new WaterSense water efficiency label....

Superintendents Encourage Kids to Take Up Golf 

Members of the Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association introduced more than 100 schoolchildren to golf and the business of growing the game at the second annual Kids on Greens Day in April...

Project EverGreen Enlists Marine Veteran and Screen Personality as Spokesperson for its GreenCare for Troops Program 

Project EverGreen has enlisted a well-known veteran, former Marine Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey, the “Gunny,” to serve as a celebrity spokesperson for its recently-announced public service program, “GreenCare for Troops-Serving You While You Serve Us.” ...

ASIC Annual National Conference Hosted Industry Leaders and New Officers 

The American Society of Irrigation Consultants’ (ASIC) 23rd Annual Conference welcomed more than 200 irrigation industry leaders from 31 states in San Diego, Calif., recently....

Barenbrug Turfgrass Chosen for All World Cup Stadiums 

All 12 World Cup soccer fields will consist entirely of Barenbrug grass. The grass varieties and types used for the turf in the stadiums were specially developed for the World Cup 2006...

Ewing Supports EPA’s National Water Conservation Effort 

Ewing announced that it supports WaterSense, the new water efficiency program launched by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at the American Water Works Association...

LESCO Publishes New Turf Care Catalog 

LESCO recently announced the publication of its Turf Care Catalog, which is an information-packed, 64-page catalog featuring all of the products that lawn care, landscape...

ASLA Selects Rain Bird for Green Roof Irrigation  

Rain Bird recently announced that it has been selected by the American Society of Landscape Architects to provide a landscape drip irrigation system using its Xerigation products...

New Tee-Time Auction Raises Funds for Penn State Turf Center  

Golf courses around Pennsylvania and throughout the country are lining up in support of a Tee-Time Auction that has been introduced by the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Research Inc. ...

PLANET Adds Tracks to Expand GIC Educational Offerings 

Featuring a lineup of educational sessions, networking events, facility tours, product demonstrations and cutting-edge exhibits, PLANET’s 2006 Green Industry Conference (GIC) offers a wealth of learning opportunities guaranteed to spark the interest of every attendee. ...

Deborah Hamlin Named Irrigation Association Executive Director 

Deborah M. Hamlin, a professional association executive who led the International Association of Plastics Distributors for 10 years, will be the next executive director of the Irrigation Association, the association recently announced...

Dow AgroSciences Names New U.S. Marketing Director 

Monty Bayer has accepted the role of U.S. marketing director at Dow AgroSciences and will manage the marketing specialists for the U.S. Crops, Specialty and Turf & Ornamental businesses. ...

GCBAA Promotes Certification 

The Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) continues to promote and encourage participation in its Professional Certification Member Program in the on-going effort to maintain and increase the overall quality of the golf construction industry...

Case Leads Construction Industry into Biodiesel 

In response to rising fuel prices, future fuel supply concerns and its customers’ owning- and-operating costs, Case Construction Equipment has become the first construction equipment manufacturer to approve the use of B5 blends in all of its mechanical engines....

Profile Acquires DryJect 

Profile Products LLC announced that it has acquired DryJect LLC, manufacturer of the DryJect soil aerification system, to provide the more advanced soil solutions for the golf course and sports field industries...

John Deere Recognized for Engineering Excellence 

The ComfortGard cab, available on the John Deere 3000 TWENTY and 4000 TWENTY Series Compact Utility Tractors, has earned the AE50 Award, presented each year by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers ...

Book Links Uniforms and Respect  

Like it or not, society has given credence to the importance of defining who you are by how you look and what you do for a living. As a result, many people’s identities and sense of self-worth are often defined by their jobs. ...

Toro Teams with the Building Industry Association of Southern California  

The Toro Company recently joined the Building Industry Association of Southern California (BIA/SC) and as part of the company’s enrollment installed several water-conserving irrigation products ...

Housing Starts Dip 7.4 Percent in April 

Total housing starts dipped 7.4 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.849 million units, according to figures released by the Commerce Department. ...

ANLA Applauds U.S. Senate for Passing Comprehensive Immigration Reform 

By a vote of 62-36, the U.S. Senate displayed overwhelming bi-partisan support for comprehensive immigration reform and has now cleared the way for a final conference with the U.S. House of Representatives....

Redexim Charterhouse Introduces New Web Site 

Redexim Charterhouse Inc. unveiled a new Web site (www.redexim.com) in combination with a sales promotion inspired by the 2006 World Cup Soccer finals in Germany. ...

Profile Products Unveils Reengineered Web Site 

In order to help its distributors and their customers develop more cost-efficient and effective soil solutions, Profile Products LLC unveiled a reengineered and redesigned Web site at www.profileproducts.com...

Dow Chemical to Expand Ludington Calcium Chloride Plant 

The Dow Chemical Company, a global supplier of calcium chloride, is expanding its dry calcium chloride capacity at its production facility in Ludington, Mich. Expansion ...

Bobcat Gives Largest Single Donation to Red Cross Chapter for Hurricane Relief 

Illustrating that Americans’ hearts and minds are still with the victims of Hurricane Katrina, the Bobcat Company officials recently donated nearly $67,000 to the Minn-Kota Chapter of the American Red Cross in Fargo, N.D....

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