Briggs & Stratton continues to support Equipment & Engine Training Council 

Briggs & Stratton presented $5,000 to the Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC). Formed in 1996 by a small group of power equipment professionals,...

Apply for membership online for the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council 

The Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council features online registration for membership at its website www.paturf.org. The three different membership categories...

MFPA Winter Conference 2002 "Protecting Your Investments" 

The Michigan Forestry and Park Association, Inc. will hold its Winter Conference 2002 on February 4-5 at the Holiday Inn South Convention Center in Lansing,...

ASTM changes name to ASTM International 

ASTM, one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world, has changed its name to ASTM International to reflect the global...

Reference materials available from Kano 

Kano Laboratories, Inc. has compiled plant maintenance tips into a handy reference folder for maintenance technicians. The Kano Maintenance Tips Folder...

Maryland Turfgrass Council celebrates their 25th Annual Conference and Trade Show 

Maryland Turfgrass Council’s Turfgrass 2002 Conference and Trade Show will take place January 29th and 30th at the Baltimore Convention Center. Jim Paluch...

New York State Turfgrass Association sponsors the Southeast Regional Conference 

New York State Turfgrass Association (NYSTA) is sponsoring the Southeast Regional Conference at Holiday Inn in Suffern, N.Y. on February 25, 2002. Some...

Register online for the Organics Recycling Workshop 

The Organics Recycling Workshop “Procurement and Use of Compost in Turfgrass and Landscape Plantings” is designed for grounds maintenance personnel, arborists,...

Kansas City PGMS Annual Education Seminar 

The Greater Kansas City branch of the Professional Ground Management Society is holding their annual Education Seminar on January 8, 2002 at the BTA Conference...

DiMino joins LESCO as president and COO 

LESCO, Inc., a provider of products for the professional turf-care market, announced that Michael P. DiMino joined the company as president and chief...

OSHA simplifies record keeping for employers 

Beginning January 1, 2002, employers will be following updated, easier requirements for recording on-the-job injuries and illnesses. They’ll also be using...

SRO returns more than $200,000 to Rutgers 

Seed Research of Oregon (SRO) has contributed more than $200,000 to Rutgers University in 2001, representing royalties for 25 grass seed varieties. “We...

Gempler's offers expanded master catalog for 2002 

Gempler's is planning to release its 2002 master catalog on January 1. The new catalog is 30 pages longer and offers 775 more products than last year....

25th annual New Jersey Landscape show 

The New Jersey Landscape 2002 trade show and conference will take place on Wed. Feb. 27 at the Meadowlands Expo. Center in Secaucus, N.J. Registration...

Profile hires VP 

Profile Products LLC has hired Doug Smith as a VP of manufacturing, responsible for production and logistics at Profile's three manufacturing plants....

Briggs names new director of marketing 

Doug Page, a veteran of the commercial turf industry, has been named director of commercial marketing for Briggs and Stratton. Page will plan and execute...

Chipco launches online product training 

The Chipco products group of Aventis announces the Chipco Academy, a free online product training program for turfgrass professionals. For more information,...

Texas A&M to host Urban Agriculture Symposium 

Texas A&M will host an Urban Agriculture Symposium in Dallas May 20-22, 2002. The program is intended to address the changing nature of urban agriculture,...

Barenbrug appoints new VP 

Barenbrug USA has appointed John P. Walther as its new Vice President of Turf Seed, as of September 24th, 2001. "This completes the make-up of the Barenbrug...

ERI offers Liberty Elm Sept. 11 memorial 

The Elm Research Institute, known for its Dutch-elm-resistant Liberty elms, offers a plaque commemorating the victims of Sept. 11. The Liberty Tree Memorials...

Zinc/air fuel cells power greensmower 

Metallic Power, a Carlsbad, Calif. Based company that has been developing zinc/air fuel cells, demonstrated a prototype riding greensmower at a recent...

Lowes to carry Husqvarna 

Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse announced it will add the premium Husqvarna brand to its outdoor power equipment offerings in selected stores. Husqvarna,...

General Motors announces E85 flex-fuel full size pickup 

The Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra will be available with the option to operate on ethanol (E85) fuel. Ethanol is made from starch crops such as corn,...

Plan would turn driver's license into national ID card 

The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators is proposing a plan to link all driver's license databases nationwide in conjunction with high-tech...

Lawn-Boy recalls 90,000 mowers 

Lawn Boy has agreed to recall its 21 inch SilverPro and GoldPro series walkbehind mowers, due to cracks that can occur in the fuel tanks. The move was...

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