Arborists name 2002 Urban Tree of the Year 

Betula nigra 'Heritage' (correctly known as 'Cully') has been named the 2002 Urban Tree of the Year by the Society of Municipal Arborists. In the United...

Chuck Borman named GCSAA chief operation officer 

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) has selected Chuck Borman, CAE, to fill the association's chief operating officer position....

Architect supports ASGCA in defending The Golf Course 

Donald Steel, one of Europe's leading golf course architects supports the position of the American Society of Golf Course Architects in calling for regulation...

GCSAA offers online course 

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America offers an online course, "Responsible Pesticide Use for Golf Course Management," which was recently...

ITODA elects new slate of officers 

The Independent Turf & Ornamental Distributors Association (ITODA) has elected Don Naumann of Sierra Pacific Turf Supply in Campbell, Calif., president...

Workshop offers the "dirt" on soils 

The WSU Cooperative Extension Compost Team is announcing a Soil Biology Workshop to be held on Feb 5, 2002. It is being organized by the Washington State...

Kennedy attacks pesticides; Congress kills SEPA 

In a statement released Nov. 27, Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy attacked pesticides in particularly vitriolic fashion. Comparing pesticide use to...

Toro to close Evansville, Ind. plant 

The Toro Co. today announced a decision to close its Evansville, Ind., plant and shift manufacturing to Toro's Tomah, Wisc., and Windom, Minn. plants....

Toro to close Evansville, Ind., plant; production to shift to Tomah, Wis., and Windom, Minn. 

The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) today announced a decision to close its Evansville, Ind., plant and shift manufacturing to Toro’s Tomah, Wis., and Windom,...

GCSAA announces the next step for Internet commerce project 

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) will redevelop and expand the “storefront” component of its Internet commerce project....

Studies in turfgrass management on the rise 

Turfgrass management as a major field of study is expanding in Louisiana as well as at other universities around the country, according to The Reveille,...

Ariens Company continues 85th Anniversary Celebration, announces winner of Gravely reconditioned tractor 

Ariens Company continued the celebration of the 85th anniversary of the Gravely Tractor by hosting the Gravely Mow In on August 3 and 4 in Brillion, Wis....

Quarter-millionth Scag comes off the assembly line 

The quarter-millionth mower came off the Scag Power Equipment assembly line in late August, representing an important achievement for the company. This...

Stihl rolls out new 4-Mix technology 

STIHL Inc., the Virginia Beach manufacturer of chain saws and outdoor power equipment, announced its latest technological achievement, a new mixture-lubricated...

Harrell's, Wilbro announce merger 

Harrell's Fertilizer, Inc., of Sylacauga, Alabama, and Wilbro, Inc., of Norway, South Carolina, announced a merger of their companies on Oct. 30, 2001....

Anthrax paranoia spreads to lawn care 

Harvard University landscapers warned students of fertilizer and lime work this week, seeking to allay potential concerns about white powder spread over...

Chipco, PLCAA produce video training series 

Chipco Professional Products, a division of Aventis, is partnering with PLCAA to produce a new video training series, "Turfgrass Training for Lawn Care...

Walker announces mower competition at Expo 2002 

The 2002 International Lawn, Garden and Power Equipment Expo will feature a competition, sponsored by Walker Mowers, for mower operators. Contestants...

SUNY Delhi offers college credit for job experience 

The NY State Turfgrass Association and the State University College of Technology at Delhi announced that NYSTA members can now earn college credit for...

Royal wimp 

Britain's Prince Charles recently was reported to have injured his eye while pruning a tree. A royal spokeswoman explained that the Prince was sawing...

Gas prices continue decline 

The U.S. Dept. of Energy's Energy Information Agency reports this week that gasoline retail prices continue to decline. The national average as of Nov....

The economy…finally, some good news 

The U.S. Index of Leading Indicators rose 0.3% in October. This a strong reversal of September's gloomy numbers and suggests that U.S. economy's current...

OPEI offers winter maintenance tips 

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute reminds equipment operators that proper maintenance prior to winter storage can significantly reduce problems down...

Shindaiwa introduces new C4 technology 

Shindaiwa, Inc., a world leader in small engine technology and portable outdoor power equipment recently introduced its new C4 Technology. A unique cross...

Richard A. Sperber assumes presidency of Environmental Industries 

The Board of Directors of Environmental Industries, Inc. (EII) announced the promotion of Richard A. Sperber to the position of president and chief operating...

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