Water TMDL rule put on hold 

EPA published a notice in the Federal Register on August 9, 2001 proposing to delay the effective date of the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) rules by...

Officials monitoring asian invasion 

Owing in part to the rising Asian population in the United States, lucky bamboo is becoming increasingly popular. Imports are rising and sales, particularly...

Rutgers graduate receives Musser Foundation Award 

Stacy Ann Bonos, a Ph. D. candidate at Rutgers University, has been chosen to receive the Musser International Turfgrass Foundation Award of Excellence...

Forests planning plant campaign 

National forests in northern Arizona are gearing up for a coordinated campaign to get rid of invasive plants that are pushing out native species and threatening...

Hadco names Bud Austin irrigation sales manager 

With more than 30 years’ experience in the landscape lighting industry – including the past seven as Hadco’s West Coast technical specialist – Bud Austin...

Toro strong supporter of the GCSAA Foundation; largest cumulative contributor since its beginning 

The Toro Company has been the largest contributor to The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) Foundation since its inception in...

Standard Golf aids Red Cross Disaster Fund with U.S. flag and flagstick sales 

As golf courses show support for our nation by flying Standard Golf's United States Golf Flags and red, white and blue Royaline flagsticks on their greens,...

OPEI releases a leaf-blower public service announcement 

August 2001, Alexandria, VA – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) has announced that it will give a Public Service Announcement (PSA) titled...

MBR acquires RhizUp inoculants 

Becker Underwood, Inc., announces the acquisition of the RhizUp brand of inoculants from Eco Soil Systems, Inc. The acquisition includes the RhizUp brand,...

Contractor’s tree donation honors NASCAR icon 

Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids is now home to a Norwegian Spruce paying tribute to the late Dale Earnhardt thanks to a loyal race fan and Bobcat...

Husqvarna donates equipment to assist in recovery effort at the World Trade Center 

Following the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, Husqvarna joined with corporate America to aid in the rescue and recovery effort....

ALCA offers brochure on different landscaping careers 

ALCA released a brochure titled “Straight Talk on Careers in the Landscape Industry” that offers insights into the types of professional careers available...

Ditch Witch launches new web site 

The Ditch Witch organization announces the launch of its new web site: www.ditchwitch.com. Visitors to the site will receive a personalized experience...

Textron Joins Business Community in Supporting Relief Efforts 

Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 17, 2001) Textron Inc. joined employers large and small across the country in supporting relief efforts after the recent terrorist...

Water wars 

Israel's water supplies are diminishing and becoming so low that Shimon Tim, Israel's water minister reportedly is going to call for a total ban on watering...

Course to implement design changes 

Augusta National Golf Club has announced it is changing several holes in an effort to make the famous course more modern and challenging to expert golfers....

Popular turf reference revised 

Turfgrass Problems: Picture Clues and Management Options was originially published in 1970 and became a popular guide to common lawn problems for homeowners...

Ovine weed control 

Ovine weed controls are becoming more popular. Sheep are being recruited to control kudzu in the Southeast, and now we hear that a company based near...

U.S. Lawns names new general manager 

Environmental Industries, one of the nation's largest landscape companies, has announced that Kenneth Hutcheson will lead its franchise division, US Lawns,...

PPEMA to cease operations 

The Portable Power Equipment Manufacturers Association (PPEMA) has voted to cease operations as of Dec. 31, 2001. PPEMA has been operating for 45 years,...

NOTICE FROM PBI/GORDON REGARDING BENSUMEC 4LF 

USERS OF BENSUMEC: PLEASE READ! The web address below takes you to a product notice from PBI/Gordon requesting that turf professionals do not use any...

Plant selection can reduce fire danger 

Wildfires in Northern and Southern California have threatened hundreds of homes recently, sending an early alert to all homeowners in brushfire-prone...

Composting council reveals testing program 

The U.S. Composting Council has released details of its Seal of Testing Assurance program. The program is intended to provide consumer confidence in compost...

New ornamental plant germplasm center celebrated 

A new gene bank for ornamental crops will help ensure a bright future for floral and nursery plants that make colorful, fragrant bouquets or beautify...

Monarchs safe from Bt afterall 

Reports in 1999 that corn genetically engineered to contain the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) toxin could harm monarch butterflies raised a cry from environmentalists....

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