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Aquatrols’ and Redox announce exclusive global turf agreement

January 21, 2020 By
Aquatrols and Redox Turf announced a global agreement which makes Aquatrols the sole distributor of Redox’s brand of turf products. This will expand the Aquatrols offering beyond the wetting agent space. “Soil moisture management and soil nutrition are intrinsically linked, ...

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BioSafe Systems adds new accounting manager

January 21, 2020 By
BioSafe Systems hired Michael Cunningham as its new accounting manager. In addition to overseeing the accounting department, Cunningham will be maintaining financial systems and procedures to ensure that data stays organized and updated. Prior to his new position at BioSafe ...

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The Toro Company to acquire Venture Products

January 21, 2020 By
The Toro Company announced it entered into an agreement to acquire privately held Venture Products Inc., the manufacturer of Ventrac-branded products. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, and is anticipated to close before the ...

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$3 million allocated for turfgrass research

January 17, 2020 By
The USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS) received $3,000,000 in new funding for federal turfgrass research in the FY20 Federal Appropriations bill. This is a 400-percent increase from $1,000,000 annually. This new funding is allocated for research in turfgrass genomics, water-efficient grasses ...

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Sipcam Agro adds sales managers to turf and ornamental division

January 14, 2020 By
Sipcam Agro USA hired three new sales managers for its turf and ornamental division: Linda Satter, Tony Atchison and Mike Mumper. “We’re excited to have Linda, Tony and Mike join our team,” said Todd Mason, director of national sales and ...

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Bobby Weed Golf Design honors Pete Dye

January 13, 2020 By
Bobby Weed Golf Design sends its sincere condolences to the family of Pete Dye, legendary golf course designer, who died Jan. 9 at age 94. Bobby Weed’s professional relationship and close personal friendship with Dye, his wife, Alice, and sons, ...

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