PBI-Gordon Corporation announced that it is the new preferred supplier of Segway Fungicide SC, a well-established product effective at treating pythium diseases that can plague cool-season and warm-season turf, especially on golf courses. Segway Fungicide SC is a proprietary product of Japan-based Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd.
Jacobsen announced that the Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball team has named the company the official turf equipment supplier of Cubs Park, the team's brand-new spring training facility located in Mesa, Arizona.
Eleven regional soccer stadiums recently constructed in Brazil to host the largest international soccer tournament will use Rain Bird irrigation systems to keep their turf in top condition.
In honor of its founder, Aquatrols has continued its support of the Aquatrols Robert A. Moore Endowment Fund with a $10,000 donation to the Environmental Institute for Golf, the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.
An historic Division II conference has teamed up with AstroTurf, the pioneers of the synthetic turf industry and purveyors of a new 10-year warranty program, to become the Official Synthetic Turf Provider of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association, which celebrated its centennial 2 years ago.
Shaw Sports Turf and Italgreen S.p.a. of Italy have announced an exclusive partnership for Geofill in North America. Italgreen is a 30-year-old Italian company which manufactures high-performance synthetic turf systems which have been installed in more than 50 countries, as well as the 100% organic infill, Geofill, for synthetic turf systems.
Turface Athletics now offers two new Turface brochures that showcase in-depth information on its lines of infield conditioners and mound products. Both brochures are available for free download online at Turface.com and include educational information in addition to updated product information.
Texas Tech University officials announced a $19.3 million contribution from Bayer CropScience to benefit research programs and projects in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Campey Imants generously donated the use of an Imants ShockWave for a year, to the STMA charity auction on behalf of SAFE a charitable foundation for the promotion of Safer Athletics Fields Environments. The auction was held during the STMA conference and the lucky winner was Mr Rodney Hopkins President of ITAC Turf Inc., a Virginia-based turf-field construction and maintenance company.
The Campey Turf Care Systems and Imants BV combination is proving a winning formula on the American stage with two very successful events already this year.