TAG: Kirk Hunter

Artificial turf maintenance can be an unexpected surprise

July 19, 2012By

By: Kirk Hunter Advertising and promotional claims for any number of products can sometimes be misleading. Often, the problem doesn’t have to do so much with what is said or written, but rather, what information has been omitted. While promises that no watering, mowing or chemicals required may sometimes be true, consumers and key decision-makers may be confused by claims that... read more

Measuring golf’s carbon footprint benefits the entire industry

March 2, 2011By

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 from such an undertaking will no doubt benefit everybody involved with turfgrass, whether we’re talking about turfgrass on golf courses, sports fields, community parks or home lawns. Presently, there are... read more

The many ways lawns help our environment

September 4, 2010By

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 Editor.  At issue was the fact that the article contained some misinformation and the omission of important facts regarding natural turfgrass lawns and how they benefit the environment. The article... read more