Barenbrug appoints president/CEO 

The family owned international grass seed company Barenbrug announces the retirement of Mr.H.J.M. (Bert) Barenbrug, after a career with the Barenbrug...

Chipco Academy unveils online education 

The Chipco Professional Products group of Aventis E.S. announces the next educational program available at Chipco Academy, “Options for Organophosphate...

Bad science dies hard 

They hardly ever make the news, but it's not that uncommon for studies published in peer-reviewed scientific journals to be retracted for reasons of error,...

Clemson University Field Day 

Clemson University is having its annual turfgrass field day on September 10, 2002. The event will kick off at 8:30am at Clemson University’s Madren Center...

Monrovia puts catalog online 

This year, for the first time in its 76-year history, Monrovia will not produce a traditional printed catalog. Instead, you can view it at www.monrovia.com....

Chipco Web site address change 

The Chipco website address has been changed to www.aventischipco.com. Links that include the es.aventis.com address are no longer operable. At the Chipco...

Toro’s 2Q Earnings Exceed Estimates 

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (May 22, 2002) -- The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) today announced results for its second quarter ended May 3, 2002. Net earnings for the...

GCSAA drawing winners 

Aquatrols is pleased to announce the winners of the cash prize drawing held at the GCSAA Conference and Show in Orlando, Florida. The winners, selected...

Insect remains are better 'suited' for fight against pests 

Nematodes offer considerable potential as insecticidal products. However, a number of problems have prevented widespread use and acceptance of nematode-based...

Spraying Weeds With Vinegar? 

Some home gardeners already use vinegar as a herbicide, and some garden stores sell vinegar pesticides. But no one has tested it scientifically until...

Scag interactive CD Rom Catalog 

Scag Power Equipment just released a new interactive CD Rom Catalog. It includes the latest video footage, showing all products in action, including new...

Cal Poly to host 6th annual pest management conference 

The intersection of agriculture and urban areas, the California Clean Water Act, plant management, insect miners, whitefly management and turf diseases...

Girls and greenery 

According to the University of Illinois Champaign's Human-Environment Research Laboratory, "A study by University of Illinois researchers Andrea Faber...

BASF Professional Turf launches new Web site 

BASF Professional Turf has launched a new Web site with features benefiting turf professionals nationwide. The site provides golf course superintendents,...

UMass Turf Program publication 

Protocols for an IPM System on Golf Courses presents a set of standards, which can be used to develop an implement an economically viable and environmentally...

Mixed economic signals 

April's unemployment rate hit 6 percent, up from 5.7 percent in March. Though not good news, unemployment was widely expected to rise to this level before...

Caterpillar plans temporary one-week shutdowns 

Peoria, Ill.-based Caterpillar announced plans last week for three temporary, one-week shutdowns at its large engine center, Lafayette, Ind., plant this...

Aventis acquires Clorox's Maxforce brand and products 

Aventis Environmental Science, a business of Aventis CropScience, announced that it has reached agreement with The Clorox Company to purchase The Clorox...

27th Annual Nebraska Turfgrass Field Day and Trade Show 

The 27th Annual Nebraska Turfgrass Field Day and Trade Show will be held Tuesday, June 11, 2002 at the John Seaton Anderson Turfgrass and Ornamental Research...

Briggs & Stratton name new vice president of information technology 

Richard Kolbe was recently named Vice President of Information Technology at Briggs & Stratton. In his new position, Kolbe will work to closely align...

OPEI to launch Dealer University 

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), in full support of dealers, will provide a top-quality education-oriented OPE Dealer Convention and University...

ISA Research Trust and National Arborist Foundation merge 

The ISA Research Trust and the National Arborist Foundation have merged and have a new name to better reflect their mission. The Tree Research and Education...

What's in a name? 

On March 28, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a draft Pesticide Regulation (PR) notice relating to false and misleading brand names....

78th Annual ISA conference and trade show 

The International Society of Arboriculture and the Pacific Northwest Chapter are hosting the 78th Annual ISA Conference & Trade Show July 28-31, 2002,...

ASIC offers improved earth grounding guidelines 

The American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) has announced the availability of guidelines for earth grounding of irrigation systems. “ASIC Guidelines...

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