April 25, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue
Stan Cichuniec

Communicate Your Main Objective: Successful golf course renovation not to be taken lightly

When Stan speaks at conferences he has always used humor to get the group into the topic as well as using some “tongue & cheek” so as not to point fingers at anyone in particular.
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April 25, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue
Jim Myers

Consider a Fairway Topdressing Program?: Benefits, inquiry and recommendations

Implementing a fairway topdressing program will provide many benefits.
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April 25, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue
Rodney Myers

Eliminating Poa on Pen Cross Greens in Two Years: This is how I do it

I have heard of managing poa and I still believe having pure bent results in the most durable greens.
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April 25, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue
Jim Myers, superintendent, Plateau GC, Samamish, Wash.

From the Rockies to Hong Kong: Visiting and volunteering

Recently on a trip to East Asia, I had the opportunity to do a site visit at the Kau Sia Chau Golf Club. I’ve done other site visits from Oubaai Golf Club in South Africa to Kauri Cliffs Golf Club in New Zeland, however, this was my first visit to Hong Ko
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Better Prospects from Thinking Better Thoughts

Spring arrives and we crawl out of hibernation with a renewed sense of hope and expectation, watching patiently for the cycle of life to begin again as this year historic events are taking place in America.
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power Launches Interactive Web Site

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power has a new web site for OEM’s and commercial engine owners.
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue
Gerry Bates

Insect and Disease Management: Systematic Approach: Incorporating a combination of control techniques

Landscape owners or managers have many opportunities to make decisions that can minimize serious pest problems over the long run.
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Jari Monarch II Sickle Mower

MANKATO, Minn.--The Year-A-Round Corporation manufactures a walk-behind sickle mower and it is designed to cut difficult, heavy growth areas without plugging.
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue
Mark Tensmeyer, staff writer

Keeping Your People Happy: Advice from the GCSAA

No matter how good you are at keeping a course green and clean, if the customers aren’t satisfied with the service they won’t be coming back.
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Nelson to be Honored by the GCBAA

LINCOLN, Neb.-One of golf’s all time greatest players is being honored posthumously by the Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) at its annual awards dinner.
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue
Bryan Hopkins

Nitrogen: Balancing Aesthetics, Functionality, and Environment

Nitrogen is an essential nutrient for all living things – turfgrass being no exception.
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Penn State Now Accepting Applications Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Applications are now being accepted for Penn State’s Two-Year Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program for the class beginning in September of 2009.
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Tessenderlo Kerley Makes Equity Investment in Wolf Mountain

Wolf Mountain Products, a premiere provider of bark and aged wood based soil enhancements and specialized mulch products, reached an agreement with Tessenderlo Kerley (TKI), a leading provider of liquid urea-triazone slow release nitrogen, potassium and s
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

TriWave Walking Seeder

Turfco brings together all of the unique features of a TriWave in a walking version.
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Turfsaw Aerator

The Turfsaw, from Earth & Turf, is a rolling aerator that attaches easily to the buckets of tractor loaders.
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April 24, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Volunteers Renovate Baseball Field at Sequoia High School

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.– What do you get when you bring together 40 groundskeepers representing 23 Major League Baseball (MLB) teams?
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April 10, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Supersmarket CHEMICALS

Tournament-Ready is a new chemistry that contains a blend of natural renew­able-resource surfactant components combined with traditional surface-active agents that deliver long-lasting residual performance.
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April 10, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

The Benefits of Aerification: What’s your surface displacement?

An aerification program achieves several main benefits: improve­ment of the overall health of the turf, soil compaction relief, reduction of excess thatch, improvement of soil mix­ture in the main root zone,
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April 09, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

From Logging to Turf: Carl and Bonnie Bates of Timberline Golf Course

Retirement is a coveted thing.
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April 09, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Jacobsen Chooses Director-New Product Development

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April 09, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

John Deere Golf Realigns Irrigation Distribution

CARY, N.C.—John Deere announced it is realigning the irrigation distribution channel for customers in the U.S. Going forward, all John Deere golf irrigation sales and sup­port will come directly from John Deere Golf representa­tives and John Deere Landsca
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April 09, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Standard Golf Catalog Hot Off Presses

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa—The new 2011 Standard Golf catalog is hot off the press.
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April 09, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Super Meeting You

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April 09, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Wells Lamont Launches New Website

NILES, Ill.—Wells Lamont, the world’s largest maker of tough, high-quality gloves since 1907, has launched a new design of their website, www.wellslamont.com.
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April 09, 2011| Published in the April 2011 issue

Wetting Problems: Localized dry spots, wetting agents and root zone moisture

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