EETC changes name of certification 

The Equipment & Engine Training Council announced today that it is changing the name of the "OPE Technicians Certification" to "EETC Technicians Certification"....

Cricket-resistant turf in the pipeline 

Mole crickets could meet their match in sturdy new Bermudagrass hybrids developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and University of Georgia (UGA)...

ECOSOIL reorganizes 

Eco Soil Systems Inc. announced in a letter to shareholders that it had engaged an investment banker to help the company reorganize its core business....

Turf-Seed and Golf Ventures form partnership 

Turf-Seed, Inc. and Golf Ventures have entered into an exclusive arrangement in the state of Florida. Golf Ventures will have exclusive distribution in...

BASF to concentrate its agricultural research 

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (BUSINESS WIRE) - BASF Corporation Future R&D in Ludwigshafen/Limburgerhof, Germany and Research Triangle Park, North Carolina Research...

Dates set for The Work Truck Show 

The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has announced that its annual trade show, The Work Truck Show, will take place March 6, 7, 8, 2002 at...

August 2001 

Keep snow cleared for takeoff Nothing can shut down an airport as fast as a winter storm. But with a well-planned snow and ice management plan, airport...

Syngenta's Medallion fungicide labled for use on ornamentals 

Medallion, Syngenta's fludioxonil-based fungicide, has received EPA approval for use on landscape ornamentals. Medallion controls many diseases, including...

Deere announces restructuring 

MOLINE, ILL (August 27, 2001) – Deere & Company today announced plans to exit the Homelite consumer products business and restructure its Construction...

Garden Way to close operations 

Garden Way, manufacturer of Troy-Bilt and Bolens lawn equipment, announced that it will close it's Ohio operations and lay off 550 employees. The company...

Hip hop vs. environmental regs; regs win 

The infamous Sean P. Diddy Combs, formerly Puff Daddy Combs, was about to become the target of an arrest warrant. What did he do wrong? Murder? Drugs?...

Mount Vernon to be replanted with champion trees 

Dean Norton, horticulturist George Washington's Mount Vernon, has announced plans to reforest the grounds consistent with the original plans that Washington...

School pesticides bill in jeapordy 

The School Environment Protection Act of 2001 (SEPA), an amendment to the education bill currently being considered on Capitol Hill, may be in trouble....

If you can't beat 'em ... eat 'em! 

But can you make an omelette with them? Like many parts of the United States, Anchorage, Alaska is battling the omnipresent Canadian Goose. Anchorage's...

Dead horses, cherry trees, caterpillars and cyanide 

University of Kentucky Researchers and horse owners have been scrambling to find the cause of several hundred foal deaths in Kentucky this spring. The...

Drought eases grip on Florida 

Florida has received above average rainfall during the past two months, effectively ending the wildfire danger that has plagued the Sunshine state fro...

Sharp mower blades increase fuel efficiency 

Most lawn-care operators realize that a dull mower blade will shred grass blades, leaving a tattered appearance. If that's not bad enough, dull blades...

GCSAA to celebrate 75th anniversary 

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, culminating in a gathering Sept. 13-14 at GCSAA...

Disneyland to examine trees 

Disneyland officials plan to examine the park's trees after one toppled and injured 29 people. The tree in Frontierland was believed to have been in the...

DDT, PCBs not linked to higher rates of breast cancer, an analysis of five Northeast studies concludes 

Scientists who combined data from five large breast cancer studies have found no link to the pesticide DDT or to PCBs, a widespread industrial chemical....

Biocontrol beetles set free to tackle salt cedar 

Chinese leaf beetles (Diorhabda elongata) are beginning official duty as the first biological control agents released into the environment against salt...

January 2000 

Operating small four-cycle engines in cold weather Save time and money by preparing your snowthrower properly for winter. By Miles Geringer, Tecumseh...

April 2000 

Weather forecasting: The nature and prediction of winter storms Knowing how to interpret a winter forecast means knowing when to send out your crews....

August 2000 

Bidding effectively Before making that bid, figure out what the job will really cost you. By Ron Kujawa, Kujawa Enterprises, Inc. Put a dozen or more...

January 2001 

Uncovering extra profits You're not in this business for the cool hours and great working conditions. You need to make a profit. By Jim Baugh, Cutting...

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