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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

TPI 2012 Summer Convention & Field Days

April 3, 2012By
Image: The Grove Park Inn

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 a great deal of excitement surrounding the event. The host hotel is the historic Grove Park Inn nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Turfgrass producers from around the world, including... read more

The EPA wants to regulate this and that…but does it know what this and that is?

March 11, 2011By

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 EPA decision-makers and regulators sometimes seem a bit remiss when it comes to doing their homework or consulting with members of the scientific community prior to making far-reaching decisions 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

Sod harvested at TPI Summer Conference beautifies village park

August 10, 2010By

By: Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International NEW YORK, NY — When Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) held its Summer Convention here, July 26 – 29 and its Field Day at nearby Pine Island Turf Nursery in Pine Island on July 29th there was plenty of activity. More than 40 exhibitors and 300 turfgrass producers from around the world participated. TPI members from... read more

Toronto’s BMO Field gets a Kentucky bluegrass facelift

May 10, 2010By

By: Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International When a decision was made to convert three-year-old, 21,800-seat BMO Field in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from artificial turf to natural grass, Claus Zander of Zander Sod Co. Limited, in Kettleby, Ontario provided the turfgrass and assisted with installation. “The players asked for it, the European players demanded it … and we supplied the turfgrass sod to get... read more