TAG: Kansas State University

Lawns on the mend

September 15, 2016By

After a hot, dry summer, fall is the perfect time of year to revive and rejuvenate customers’ lawns. After hot, dry summertime weather, turf grass welcomes the cooler temperatures and precipitation that fall can bring. “Fall is a time of renewal for turf,” said Jamie Breuninger, technical leader for Dow AgroSciences Turf & Ornamental. “The plant is recovering from the... read more

PLANET AEF dubs educator of the year, gives 53 scholarships

March 25, 2015By

The Professional Landcare Network Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF) presented a slew of academic accolades at PLANET Student Career Days, hosted Mach 12-15 by North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. In 2015 alone, PLANET AEF has given a total of $91,100 in awards and scholarships. Adding to that, it bestowed 53 scholarships at a reception, sponsored by Stihl, March... 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

AmericanHort selects 2014 HortScholars

May 19, 2014By

AmericanHort selected six students to serve as the year’s HortScholars, whom include: Marie Arnold, The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute; Nicholas Flax, Iowa State University; Jessica Kivett, Kansas State University; Justin Kondrat, Cornell University; Katie Nickolaus, Michigan State University; and James Sacco, University of Massachusetts Amherst. The goal of the HortScholars program is to provide six students with a... read more

Irrigation Foundation names winning educator

June 3, 2013By

The Irrigation Foundation has announced its 2013 Excellence in Education Award will go to Cathie Lavis, PhD, Associate Professor of Landscape Management, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan. The Excellence in Education Award recognizes an educator who is actively teaching irrigation, water management and/or water conservation in affiliation with a two- or four-year institution. The award honors academics who play a... read more