October 2000 

Pre-season checklist: Preparation results in increased profits If you're not ready for the coming snow season by early fall, you're not going to be ready...

November 2001 

Tree Care Industry Expo, Nov. 1-3, Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. Contact Carol Crossland, (603) 314-5380. Georgia Golf Course Superintendents...

December 2001 

Consumer Specialty Products Association 88th Annual Meeting, Dec. 2-6, Marriott Harbor Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Contact Ann Wheeler, (202)...

Golf course architects look for help to defend courses against technology 

Golf course architects believe there should be a line drawn in the sand soon—at least for tournament golf—or technology could render some courses obsolete....

Toro agrees to purchase Colorado irrigation-control company 

The Toro Company announced that it has signed a letter of intent to purchase the stock of Electronic Industrial Controls, Inc. (EICON), and irrigation...

August 2001 

Golf Course Builders Association of America 2001 Summer Meeting and Trade Show, August, in conjunction with the 2001 PGA Championship, Atlanta, Ga. Contact...

September 2001 

Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment 11th Annual Meeting, Sept. 4-7, Ritz Carlton, Palm Beach, Fla. Contact (202) 872-3860. National Association...

October 2001 

Florida Agricultural Conference and Trade Show (FACTS), Oct. 2-3, Lakeland Conference Center, Lakeland, Fla. Contact Florida Irrigation Society, (800)...

Toma inducted into NFL Hall of Fame 

On August 3, 2001, George Toma was presented with the Daniel F. Reeves Pioneer Award, an acknowledgment of Toma's decades of contribution to professional...

Toronto set to ban pesticides 

The City of Toronto reportedly is nearing a decision to ban the use of pesticides for "cosmetic purposes." Toronto's Board of Health has endorsed such...

Ampac Seed Company launches revised web site 

Ampac Seed Company has recently completed a major revision of their popular web site. Honestly, ampacseed.com was in dire need of a fresh new look, says...

Armies of Armyworm moths 

Spring of 2001 might well go down in history as the year of the moth. Huge swarms of dusty colored moths seemed to appear everywhere. The explanation...

Cushman celebrates 100 years 

The Cushman brand will celebrate its 100th birthday with a 5-day celebration June 3 – 7. Cushman began when two young men working out of a garage had...

That's her story and she's sticking to it 

As we reported here earlier, former EPA Administrator Carol Browner stands accused of erasing computer files in violation of a federal court order. The...

Toro launches new Partsviewer on Internet 

The Toro Company has announced they are now providing customers convenient, round-the-clock access to parts information with the launch of the new Toro...

Bayer/Exiligis partnership yields novel insecticides 

Scientists at Exelixis, Inc. have announced that their joint venture with Bayer's crop protection business group, Genoptera LLC, has delivered several...

Latest on Japanese beetles 

We were expecting adult beetles very early this year and would likely have been in the middle of them already had we not experienced below-normal temperatures...

Champion Tree Project continues to clone national heirloom trees 

Since July 2000, National Tree Trust (NTT) has partnered with the Champion Tree Project (CTP) to continue a process originated by the CTP, that of cloning...

Dow closes on Rohm and Haas acquisition 

The Dow Chemical Company and Rohm and Haas Company announced June 1 that they have completed the sale of Rohm and Haas Company’s agricultural business...

New ornamental plant germplasm center 

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...

Armyworms on the march 

Armyworms are appearing in record numbers this year in the Northeast and parts of the Midwest. Entomologists do not know for certain why the outbreaks...

Keep kids safe from mowers 

With summer in full swing, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a timely caution: Keep kids away from mowers to reduce the risk of injury. This...

Common Ground Alliance draws praise 

The Common Ground Alliance (CGA) drew praise recently from Sen. Trent Lott, who said, This organization provides the necessary forum for all stakeholders...

Pyrethrum carcinogenic, EPA says 

TABLES ARE TURNED AS EPA SAYS ORGANIC PYRETHRUM A CARCINOGEN Dennis Avery and Alex Avery, of the Hudson Institute's Center for Global Food Issues (Indianapolis),...

School pesticide bill in jeopardy 

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

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