TAG: Colorado State University

ASIC honors Stephen Smith, Linda Davis

March 24, 2015By

The American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) is bestowing two prestigious awards at its annual conference April 25-27 in Minneapolis. Stephen Smith, Ph.D., will receive the ASIC Roy Williams Memorial Award, and Linda Davis will be awarded the ASIC 2015 Sam Tobey Lifetime Achievement Award. Owner of Wade Water Photography and Buena Vida Farm in Fort Collins, Colo., Smith has... read more

Irrigation Foundation names 13 E3 learners, leaders

November 13, 2014By

The Irrigation Foundation named 13 students and faculty as winners of the 2014 Irrigation E3 Program. This year’s winning class receives an all-expenses-paid trip to the Irrigation Show & Education Conference, Nov. 17 – 21 in Phoenix. Founded in 2012 and sponsored by The Toro Co., the E3 program provides students and faculty with exposure, experience and education in the... read more

New England Grows offers CEU-approved seminars

November 12, 2014By

New England Grows slated a score of CEU-approved seminars for the 2014 show, held Feb. 4 – Feb. 6 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. CEU credits will be available through accrediting organizations such as the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Northeast Organic Farming Association, International Society of Arboriculture and other professional associations.... read more

PLANET leadership in place for 2014-2015

May 5, 2014By

The 2014-2015 board of directors for the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) began its fiscal year May 1. Installation of the new board took place during PLANET’s Great Escape in Anaheim, Calif.  Three new officers were named at that time, including Jim McCutcheon of HighGrove Partners, Austell, Ga., being dubbed president of the board. “I am honored and humbled to serve... read more

PLANET AEF tags 2014 Outstanding Educator of the Year

April 17, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Academic Excellence Foundation (AEF) tagged Zachary Johnson as the recipient of its 2014 Outstanding Educator of the Year Award. Developed in cooperation with the PLANET Accreditation Committee the award recognizes professors who have made significant contributions to landscape industry education. Johnson, an associate professor of landscape design and contracting at Colorado State University (CSU), received... read more

2014 PLANET SCD creates friendly competition in Fort Collins

March 26, 2014By

Their wardrobes wavered from business casual to school spirit fanatical, which perhaps was a reflection of the students’ differing outlooks on the event—one being that they were there to nab employment, and the other that they were attending with hopes to crush the competition. Garb aside, the more than 800 students who attended the 38th annual Professional Landcare Network (PLANET)... read more