Men in blue get green 

A lawyer for the Calipatria (Calif.) Police Officers' Association complained to the City Council about an order forcing police to perform gardening and...

PETsMART cited for pesticide violations 

U.S. EPA has filed a complaint against PETsMART Inc. for selling and distributing several unregistered products with pesticide-type claims and failing...

Veterans honored by Ohio Lawn Care Assn. 

Members of the Ohio Lawn Care Association (OLCA) will dedicate their time, services and supplies to the Dayton National Cemetery at the 6th annual “A...

"Shrubman" is freed 

John Thoburn, the "Shrub Man" of Reston, Virginia who was jailed in a dispute with Fairfax County over tree planting on his golf range, has been released...

UC publishes new IPM manual 

IPM in Practice, the latest manual from the University of California’s Statewide Integrated Pest Management Project (IPM), is designed for pest management...

New GCBAA members 

The Board of Directors of the Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) announced that the following two companies have been approved for Builders...

VERSA-LOK Retaining Wall Systems promotes new president 

Todd Strand was recently promoted to president of VERSA-LOK Retaining Wall Systems, Patio Town, Willow Creek Concrete Products and Handy Stone Corporation....

Tecumseh announces lower earnings 

Tecumseh Products Co. , known in our industry for their engines, announced lower-than-expected third-quarter earnings and said it did not expect significant...

Hunter promotes sales staff 

Hunter Industries announced Michael Cucchiara as the new national sales director for Hunter residential and commercial products in the United States,...

PBI/Gordon names two to top sales posts 

PBI/Gordon Corporation announced that Mark Miller and Doug Obermann have been named to key management roles in the company’s Group 5 Sales unit, which...

Invasive aquatics choke Rio Grande 

Two non-native aquatic weeds are creating an international incident, of sorts, along the Mexican-U.S. border. Hydrilla and water hyacinth are clogging...

Monsanto improves, but still posts losses 

For the third quarter of 2001, Monsanto reported losses of $37 million. This is slightly greater than analysts had expected. Quarterly revenue dropped...

Cindy Unger named Baseball League's Groundskeeper of the year 

Cindy Unger named Baseball League’s Groundskeeper of the year Cindy Unger, head groundskeeper for Global Stadium Services at both Roger Dean Stadium and...

Profile Products supports Phase II Training Course 

Profile Products LLC is sponsoring all of the scheduled and future Phase II Storm Water Regulation preparedness training courses put on by the International...

National Institute announces 2001 award winners 

Bill Bauer, Chairman of the Awards Committee of the National Institute on Park and Grounds Management has announced the 2001 award winners. The Excellence...

OPEDA and ESA merge 

On June 1, 2001, the Outdoor Power Equipment Distributors Association (OPEDA) and the Engine Service Association (ESA) merged to form the Outdoor Power...

ELF releases recruiting video 

The radical environmental group Earth Liberation Front (ELF) has released a videotape, for sale through its website for $10. The videotape, which shows...

English/Spanish interactive language tutorial 

The Illinois Landscape Contractors on, in cooperation with the University of Illinois Department of English as an International Language, has prepared...

NGF 2001 Graffis Award Given to Ely Callaway 

Ely Callaway, who built Callaway Golf into the largest golf club manufacturer in the world, has been posthumously awarded the National Golf Foundation's...

Environmental illnesses have psychological origins 

Environmental pollutants have been blamed for myriad health problems, many as difficult to treat as they are to define. A study by German researchers...

GIE registrations strong 

Green Industry companies continue to show their commitment to keeping the country strong by following through with business plans and operations in the...

Websites you never imagined 

Turf Diagnostics, located in Olathe, Kansas, brings you sandfinder.com. This site includes listings of suppliers for sand and gravel, along with specifications...

Dow announces new T/O marketing manager 

Chris Wooley has been named marketing manager for turf and ornamental insecticides at Dow AgroSciences LLC. He will be responsible for overseeing all...

LESCO expands distribution with independent marketers 

LESCO, the world’s largest vertically integrated marketer and manufacturer of products for the professional turf management industry, is launching a totally...

The National Arboretum Is 16-Time Gold Medal Winner 

A flowering crabapple called Adirondack, introduced by the U.S. National Arboretum, has won a top award from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Adirondack...

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