TAG: Turfgrass Producers International

People on the Move: Davey vp, TPI communications manager retire; more from PBI, Hartney Greymount, Cool Planet, Ruppert

April 26, 2017By

Steve Marshall, executive vice president and assistant to the president, retired after 40 years of service to The Davey Tree Expert Co. Marshall, who retired April 1, started his career with Davey in the Akron office in 1977 as a lawn care technician. Rising through the ranks, he eventually joined the corporate office and became a key member of the executive... read more

People on the Move: JCB appoints president, CEO; Hohl named ASIC Fellow; TPI awards members; new hires and promotions at Aspire, Spider, Gachina, Davey

April 5, 2017By

JCB appointed Richard Fox-Marrs as president and CEO of JCB. Additionally, he is responsible for production at JCB North America’s Savannah headquarters. Fox-Marrs is a 26-year veteran of JCB. Previously, he served as JCB North America’s president of agriculture. He also held positions such as managing director of the Loadall telescopic handler business unit and managing director of JCB’s global agricultural division. Fox-Marrs also serves... read more

TPI sets international conference in San Diego Feb. 16-19

January 9, 2015By

Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) is hosting its 2015 International Education Conference & Field Day in San Diego Feb. 16–19. The Omni La Costa Resort & Spa will serve as the host hotel. In additional to turfgrass professionals, also in attendance will be manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, products, supplies and services. As part of the event, there will be two... read more

Anne Footle heads TPI marketing and membership

December 31, 2014By

Anne Footle was appointed to marketing and membership manager for Turfgrass Producers International (TPI). “Anne is a highly self-motivated individual, who has broad experience in marketing and project management, is an effective communicator, a strategic thinker and has partnership development skills,” said TPI Executive Director Melanie Stanton. “She has applied her knowledge and experience in multiple industries, including businesses and... read more

TPI, TLI award 3 scholarships

September 3, 2014By

Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) awarded $5,500 in scholarships to three students through the Dr. Henry W. Indyk Scholarship Program administered by The Lawn Institute (TLI). Recipients included Cody Anderson of Othello, Wash., who will attend Purdue University to major in agribusiness and minor in farm management; Molly Maroney of Telephone, Texas, who will attend Texas A&M University where she will... read more

TPI reels in $25K for TLI

September 3, 2014By

  Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) raised around $25,000 for The Lawn Institute (TLI) as part of a fundraising event held in advance of its 2014 field day July 30. A funding organization for turfgrass research and education, TLI put on its first-ever tricycle race, sponsored by Barenbrug USA, Bucyrus Equipment Co., Grassland Oregon, Kesmac Brouwer, Trebro Manufacturing, Trimax Mowing Systems... read more