Flowtronex launches Integrated Water Management initiative 

Officials from Flowtronex recently introduced a new initiative named “Integrated Water Management”, which combines fertigation, pH control, irrigation...

National Mower and Turfco Mfg. honored by STMA 

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) issued awards of special recognition during its 13th Annual Conference and Exhibition held January 16-20,...

Gasoline prices jump sharply 

The U.S. Dept. of Energy's Energy Information Agency's latest report states that retail gasoline prices are up strongly for the third week in a row. EIA’s...

ASGCA provides information for golf course project needs 

When planning a new golf course, or when contemplating a small or large-scale renovation project, contact the American Society of Golf Course Architects...

Rain Bird Corporation names new director of contractor division 

Rain Bird Corporation announced the appointment of Jim Gitney as director of its Contractor Division, effective January 2002. In this position, Gitney...

Environmentally sensitive bullets 

The U.S. military is showing its green. Not the kind you see on military fatigues, but the kind that shows you're environmentally sensitive. According...

Bobcat closing facility 

Bobcat Inc., West Fargo, Minn., is closing its manufacturing facility in Erskine, Minn. The closing affects 50 employees....

ANLA on the move 

The American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) announced it has moved, effective March 15. ANLA is a Washington, DC–based trade assocation representing...

Gehl adds tracked loaders to its equipment line 

West Bend, Wis.-based Gehl Co. in April will offer a new line of compact track loaders under the Gehl and Mustang brand names through its network of 450...

Genetically modified controversy 

Among activists, one of the most vehemently opposed technologies is genetically modified (GM) crops. One purported risk is that genes will "stray" from...

Land and garden trivia 

From Briggs & Stratton come these interesting facts you may not know about mower maintenance, lawnmowers and turfgrass. --Out of 102 million total households...

Gehl Reports 4Q loss 

West Bend, Wis.-based Gehl Co. last week posted a fourth-quarter loss, compared with a year-earlier profit, hurt by the slowing construction sector. The...

Trees? What trees? 

The Rainforest Action Network (RAN) has been asking donors to foot the bill to "help compensate for the extra cost of using tree-free paper" it claims...

March is National Mower Tune-up Month 

Regular lawnmower tune-ups can pay big dividends in improved air quality and better equipment performance. In fact, a well-tuned mower helps protect the...

Construction, housing show strength 

Existing home sales set a record in January, 2002, reflecting growing consumer confidence that the economy is improving. For the first time ever, sales...

May 2002 

American Society of Irrigation Consultants Annual Meetingand Conference, May 3-7, Sheraton Hotel, Tucson, Ariz. Contact Terri Thanepohn, (312) 372-7090....

Century Rain Aid branches now part of John Deere 

Century Rain Aid, formerly a distributor of landscape and irrigation products, is now part of the new John Deere Landscapes national distribution network....

January 2002 

FTGA Regional Seminar, Janaury, Lake Worth, Fla. Contact (954) 341-3185. Western Nursery & Landscape Association Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Jan. 6-8,...

June 2002 

Association of Official Seed Analysts/SCST Annual Meeting, June 13-20, Sioux Falls, S.D. Contact Brent Turnipseed, (605) 688-4590....

February 2002 

25th Annual New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association Trade Show and Conference, February, Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus, N.J. Contact Jim...

July 2002 

International Society of Arboriculture Conference and Trade Show, July, West Coast Grand Hotel, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle,...

March 2002 

IFAS Field Day, March, DavieFla. Contact (954) 341-3115. Outdoor Power Equipment Aftermarket Association 2002 Annual Meeting, March 2-4, Caribe Royale...

August 2002 

Golf Course Builders Association of America Summer Meeting and Trade Show, August, Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, Minn. Contact Lee Hetrick, (402) 476-4444....

September 2002 

New England Park Association Annual Meeting, September, TBA. Contact Jeff Maron, (860) 528-0056. National Association of State Park Directors Annual Conference,...

October 2002 

Atlantic Seedman’s Association 50thAnnual Convention, Oct. 12-15, Hilton Oceanfront Resort, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Contact John F. Baylor, (814) 237-0330....

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