Certified Golf Course Superintendent Patrick R. Finlen, director of golf maintenance operations at the Olympic Club in San Francisco since 2002, was elected president of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America at the association's annual meeting in San Diego.
E-Z-GO Company announced that Scott A. Stevens has joined the company as a fleet sales representative for southern California.
The Irrigation Association presented its annual awards at the 2012 Irrigation Show and Education Conference in Orlando. Six recipients were recognized over five categories.
More than 900 participants from 33 states and the District of Columbia and seven foreign nations participated in the fifth annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition, held October 3-5 in Las Vegas.
The extended summer drought has stressed yard and garden plants. Insect pests and root rots can take hold of weakened trees and shrubs, but homeowners can take steps to limit or prevent damage.
The award is meant to honor an outstanding program that has used its granted Sticks for Kids program to reach its fullest potential by establishing and growing a junior golf program that serves as an outreach and youth development tool for area youth as well as a means to "grow the game."
The Irrigation Association Certification Board is proud to announce that the Certified Irrigation Contractor program has officially earned national accreditation, making it the only accredited certification program in the irrigation industry.
Toro announced that AquaFlow 3.0, the company's newest drip irrigation system design software, is now available for user registration and download.
Maybe the US economy's strength this winter wasn't just weather-related after all. Home construction is near a 3-year high. And factory output has risen in 3 of the year's first 4 months. The data released Wednesday suggest growth in the April-June quarter is off to a good start, helped by falling gas prices and solid hiring gains. Fears of a spring slump are easing.
Makhteshim Agan Group and Control Solutions, Inc. announced that they will continue manufacturing, marketing and sales of their fipronil-based Taurus SC product despite a recent court filing by BASF.