TAG: turf

Storey retires from SePRO

January 10, 2013By

Roger Storey Troy Bettner CARMEL, IND.—Roger Storey, vice president of SePRO Corp.’s Turf & Ornamental Business (T&O), has announced his intent to retire. Storey has set his final day of active employment with SePRO to be Feb. 28, 2013. Storey is one of the original employees of SePRO Corp., and has been a loyal and dedicated leader for more than... read more

Texas landscaping firm to pay back wages

November 20, 2012By

MIDLAND, TEXAS—Turf Specialties has agreed to pay $106,818 in back wages to 70 current and former landscape workers following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD). That’s according to a news item on Compensation.BLR.com. “The WHD determined that Turf Specialties’ pay practices violated numerous provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The... read more

LandOpt expands network

November 15, 2012By
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PITTSBURGH—Arlington, Texas-based Baldi Gardens; Gilford, N.H.-based Belknap Landscape Co.; and Tappahannock, Va.-based Home & Turf have joined the LandOpt Contractor Network, expanding its footprint to include New Hampshire as well as the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas region. Home & Turf is its second Virginia location. A full-service landscape company founded in 1993 by Ricardo and Lillina Baldi, Baldi Gardens is a family-owned business that... read more

Reddick Equipment

November 11, 2012By
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Since 1965, Reddick Equipment has been manufacturing sprayers for the lawn care, turf, deicing and agricultural industries, and provides parts for all major brands of spray equipment. Its lawn care skids are available as aluminum skid frames with poly tanks or as seamless fiberglass tanks with safety cross baffles, with capacity from 30 to 500 gal. Reddick.cc or 800/334-3388 read more

Fall season turf rejuvenation critical for drought-stricken areas

October 16, 2012By

MOUNDRIDGE, KAN.—While long-term effects of the 2012 drought have yet to be seen, short-term impacts are already clearly visible. With more than 60% of the U.S. locked in a cycle of “moderate” drought or worse, lawns and turf in these regions are suffering. Lawns that receive a little extra attention this fall will have an advantage over lawns that are... read more

Ewing promotes Schnautz to national sales manager, Turf Products

October 11, 2012By
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PHOENIX—Ewing recently named Kevin Schnautz as national sales manager for turf products. In his new role, Schnautz will manage a U.S. network of sales representatives for Ewing’s Turf Products Division encompassing agronomic, erosion control and sports field products. Schnautz joins Andy Keeton, national product manager for the Turf Products Division, in shaping Ewing’s sales strategy for the division. Keeton’s focus is... read more