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TAG: Bob Weerts

TPI tags board officers, trustees

August 29, 2014By

Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) appointed new officers and trustees during its annual business meeting July 30 in Philadelphia. Former TPI President Bob Weerts of Blue Valley Sod, Winnebago, Minn., acknowledged the following   newly appointed officers and elected trustees for 2014-2015: President Eddie Keeven, Jr., Emerald View Turf Farm, O’Fallon, Mo.; VP Will Nugent, Bethel Farms, Arcadia, Fla.; and Secretary/Treasurer Linda... read more

Melanie Stanton leads TPI

January 14, 2014By

Melanie Stanton accepted the position of executive director of Turfgrass Producers International (TPI). She joins TPI from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) in Arlington Heights, Ill., where she served as accreditation manager. While at ASPS, Stanton secured a six-year accreditation, allowing the society to more efficiently allocate staff resources to other projects, secure outside funding for programs and... read more

TPI elects officers, board members

September 13, 2013By

Turfgrass Producers International held officer and board of trustees elections at its annual business meeting, held in Chicago July 24. Three members were designated to fill the positions of president, vice president and secretary-treasurer, while two members were selected to serve on the board of trustees. Those elected to office include: Bob Weerts, owner of Weerts Construction Co. and president... read more

Don’t double up on sod

December 20, 2012By

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 helpful information. Unfortunately, misinformation is abundant. Consider this “advice” one website’s contributing writer offered. “Professional landscapers often apply sod directly over grass. The sod compresses the grass and limits its... read more