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Novak is public relations manager for Turfgrass Producers International.

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Don’t double up on sod Posted on 20 Dec 2012 in the 1212 & Mowing+Maintenance categories.

Turfgrass sod experts agree: Installing sod on an existing lawn will create more work in the end. The Internet can be a tremendous tool, especially when it comes to seeking... Read more»

TPI 2012 Summer Convention & Field Days Posted on 03 Apr 2012 in the LM Web Extras & Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

By: Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International – TPI   Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) will hold its 2012 Summer Convention and Field Days, July 31-Aug. 2 in Asheville, NC — and there’s already... Read more»

Researching the Research Posted on 14 Oct 2011 in the Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

By: Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International – TPI Landscape professionals, lawn care specialists, park district field supervisors and even sports field managers are sometimes challenged by well intentioned, but often misinformed... Read more»

The EPA wants to regulate this and that…but does it know what this and that is? Posted on 11 Mar 2011 in the Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

By: Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International It seems as if the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making rules and regulations on just about everything. Of concern is the perception that some... Read more»

Measuring golf’s carbon footprint benefits the entire industry Posted on 02 Mar 2011 in the Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

By: Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International The Colorado Golf Carbon Project was initiated to recognize the ecological value of golf courses and to fund related environmental research. The research findings resulting... Read more»

The many ways lawns help our environment Posted on 04 Sep 2010 in the Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

By: Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International When USA Today ran an article on Aug. 17, 2010 titled, “Out of Fashion: Green Lawns”, Turfgrass Producers International felt a need to draft a Letter to the... Read more»