TAG: turfgrass

Grass Roots initiative to expand in ’16

February 17, 2016By

The National Turfgrass Federation will expand its Grass Roots initiative in 2016 with the addition of an exhibit at a high profile soccer complex in Maryland and efforts to promote the National Greenscape Corridor in Washington D.C. The efforts come on the heels of the first full year of the Grass Roots exhibit at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington.... read more

Shilan releases dates for three-part webinar series

February 2, 2016By

Jody Shilan released the dates for his three-part webinar series, “The Ultimate Landscape Design/Build Sales Process,” sponsored by DynaScape Software. The webinar dates are: 10 – Managing the Initial Meeting; 17 – Creating the Plan and Proposal; and 24 – Selling the Installation. Each webinar will be broadcast from 3-4 p.m. Eastern, with additional time provided for a question and... 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

Ep. 105: Turfgrass science then and now

November 13, 2014By

Bruce Clarke, Ph.D., director of turfgrass pathology at Rutgers Professional Golf Turf Management School, discusses the Rutgers turfgrass program, from its early history to its present day format. He talks about how the turfgrass industry has evolved over the years as well as where he sees future growth opportunities. He also discusses the difficult challenges that the turfgrass industry faces and... read more

BioWorks adds sales manager as it enters turf market

December 5, 2013By

On its brink of entering the turf market, BioWorks welcomed Glenn Morrell to its turf and ornamental division as a technical sales manager. Joe Gionta, director of sales and marketing, said Morrell’s 30 years of industry experience should benefit BioWorks’s plans to join the turf market with primarily biological and organic products. Those products for turfgrass care, which include fertilizers, fungicides and insecticides,... read more

35-mph grass: Ecolawns

November 7, 2013By

Envision a lawn that needs to be mowed only a couple times a year. Your customers are likely ecstatic about the reduction of landscaping costs and so much so you make up the slump in revenue from new work, per their referrals. Sound too good to be true? It is. But this was the overrated notion for ecological lawns, aka... read more