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About Marty Whitford

Martin Whitford is an award-winning journalist and editorial leader at North Coast Media. He has served NCM’s Green Group for four years. Whitford brings with him 18 years of experience in business-to-business integrated media. He served in the U.S. Navy during the first Persian Gulf War.

Posts by Marty Whitford

Bayer showcases Indemnify and Exteris Stressgard at GIS Posted on 24 Feb 2017 in the Blog & Featured categories.

“End of the road, nematode” is one of the ad taglines for Bayer’s new Indemnify nematicide. Showcased in February at the Golf Industry Show (GIS) in Orlando, Indemnify features fluopyram Read more»

Machine of Dreams: Turfco’s new Torrent 2 Debris Blower 
increases related productivity up to 50% Posted on 09 Feb 2017 in the Blog categories.

Scott Kinkead, EVP of Blaine, Minn.-based Turfco, remembers well 1989’s classic film “Field of Dreams.” What’s resonating particularly strong with Kinkead this Golf Industry Show (GIS) is the flick’s famous Read more»

Change is the operative word at RISE Industry Issues Breakfast Posted on 09 Feb 2017 in the Blog categories.

“Where should we begin today?” RISE president Aaron Hobbs asked a record number of members and superintendents attending the organization’s annual Industry Issues Breakfast Feb. 8 at the Golf Industry Read more»

BPIA’s new name reflects its 
expanded membership, goals Posted on 09 Feb 2017 in the Blog categories.

BPIA has changed its name from the Biopesticide Industry Alliance to the Biological Products Industry Alliance. The name change reflects the organization’s expanded membership and goals, while allowing the organization Read more»

Intelligro expands its Civitas Turf Defense label, and relaunches website Posted on 09 Feb 2017 in the Blog categories.

Intelligro’s Civitas Turf Defense fungicide now is approved and labeled for use in California, the last state to approve the product’s registration. Civitas Turf Defense’s new label also includes “plant Read more»

Supers put propane in play with PERC’s Golf Demo Program Posted on 09 Feb 2017 in the Blog categories.

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is gaining ground in its efforts to partner with supers to make the Green Industry greener. PERC’s Golf Demo Program, conducted 2015-2016, yielded Read more»