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Turf Equipment (Photo: Global Turf Equipment)

A golf business for a golf family

October 17, 2018 By
In July, Florida-based companies Global Turf Equipment and Turf Equipment Rental merged into a single entity under new ownership, GTE Partners, LLC. This acquisition, however, is unlike most. For one family, it’s the entree into a joint venture between father ...

Keeping up with the Jones: Almost everything is awesome

October 15, 2018 By
Greetings from the Sunflower State, where Kansas Jayhawk football just ended a nine-year (nine-year!) road losing streak, the Kansas City Chiefs are 3-0 behind talk-of-the-NFL phenom Patrick Mahomes II, and today’s headline in the Lawrence Journal-World boasts, “Kansans’ Incomes Booming.” ...
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The 19th Hole: Bob Farren

October 15, 2018 By
Bob Farren CGCS // Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort Bob, the grill looks good! What’s your specialty? I’m more of a production guy… I like to fire out 40 to 60 hot dogs and hamburgers and get everyone fed. We’re still active ...
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The bottom portion of the stainless steel lysimeter (Photo: Kevin Frank, Ph.D.)

Twenty years of measuring nitrogen leaching from turfgrass

October 15, 2018 By
Turfgrass systems require a diversity of inputs to achieve a functional, high-quality surface. Among inputs that influence performance and quality, fertilizer applications are some of the most critical. Although fertilization is essential, fertilization practices continue to be scrutinized for the ...

The final destination

October 15, 2018 By
I recently was having a pretty awesome day. The weather was near perfect, my boy was unexpectedly agreeable at aftercare pick-up, and everything seemed copacetic as I went to crack a beer. I was kind of jonesing a heater though, ...
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Clark Talks Turf: Controlling basidiomycete fungi with Pedigree

October 15, 2018 By
Brian Aynardi, Ph.D., is a turfgrass pathologist and leads the fungicide development effort at PBI-Gordon as the company’s Northeast research scientist. You may reach Brian at for more information. Q: Provide a brief history of Pedigree and its active ...