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A shot inside Simplot's Birmingham, Ala., warehouse. (Photo: Simplot Turf and Horticulture)

Simplot Turf and Horticulture expands into Southeast

October 4, 2019 By
For the past five years, Simplot Turf & Horticulture has been in expansion mode, and it hasn’t looked back. “For us, it just proves that we’re going to be a leader in the turf and horticulture business,” says Barry Mac ...

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Manuscript herbicide to control tropical signalgrass and other weeds

October 4, 2019 By
Lane Tredway, Ph.D., is a technical services manager with Syngenta. Lane has overseen numerous field experiments with Manuscript and other herbicides. You may reach Lane at lane.tredway@syngenta.com for more information. Q: Briefly describe Manuscript and its fit on golf courses ...

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A tribute to a mentor

October 4, 2019 By
My first day on the faculty at The Ohio State University was Dec. 1, 1983. On my second day, I went to the Ohio Turfgrass Conference and Show. After registering, I didn’t know what I was going to do. I ...

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The value of a good assistant

October 4, 2019 By
Data shows senior assistants are staying longer at a single course, which means they are learning more, taking on more responsibility and proving to be an integral part of an organization. But do we express that to them? A superintendent ...

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5 things your greenkeeper is thinking (but not saying)

October 4, 2019 By
We’ve all seen those clickbait articles, like “10 Things Your Waitress Doesn’t Want You to Know,” or “15 Secrets Your Flight Attendant Won’t Tell You.” Spoiler alert — sketchy things sometimes happen in restaurant kitchens, and people occasionally do really ...

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The struggle is real!

October 4, 2019 By
When asked how she is doing, my daughter has responded for years with, “Pops, wow, the struggle is real!” This year, my struggle has been prolonged, difficult personally and professionally, and in fact, real. So yes, honey, the struggle is, ...

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