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Syngenta launches contest to promote turf recovery, personal wellness

June 22, 2017By

rform well and recover from stress, for a chance to win one of two $2,500 cash prizes. They can also submit photos via social media by using #ConditionPerformRecover and #contest for a weekly chance to win a box of Titleist Pro V1 golf balls. “Syngenta offers a comprehensive range of products, like Heritage Action fungicide and Divanem nematicide, that treat... read more

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AstroTurf to bring manufacturing operations under one roof in Georgia

June 22, 2017By

AstroTurf unveiled a new plan to streamline all of its manufacturing operations into a single facility. The move involves the relocation of existing equipment and the purchase of new manufacturing technology, as well as the functional alignment of previously scattered personnel groups. AstroTurf’s Board approved the proposal on Jan. 3, with completion of the project slated for the end of... read more

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STMA’s Stars and Stripes contest now accepting entries

June 22, 2017By

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) kicked off its second annual Stars and Stripes contest. The winner will receive a complimentary pass to the 2018 STMA Conference next January in Fort Worth, Texas. The contest, which is in honor of our countrymen and our nation’s birthday, challenges participants to design the most unique Fourth of July field art design and... read more

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Advanced Turf Solutions expands in Michigan

June 22, 2017By

Advanced Turf Solutions, an independent and employee-owned green industry distributor, acquired Michigan area distributor, Tri-Turf. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “For many years, Advanced Turf Solutions and Tri-Turf have enjoyed working together as partners in the United Turf Alliance,” said Alex Cannon, CEO of Advanced Turf Solutions. “It is our belief that increased service levels, a deeper product... read more

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Boston College taps AstroTurf for field renovations

June 10, 2017By

Boston College (BC) selected AstroTurf to provide four new synthetic turf fields to the school as part of a new initiative to improve multiple sports facilities. Several of the playing surfaces feature AstroTurf fields, including the Newton Campus soccer, lacrosse and field hockey, and Alumni Stadium, home to the BC football team. BC has invested in a new recreation center,... read more

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