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TPI awards individuals during conference

April 7, 2017By

Turfgrass Producers International recognized several deserving individuals during the association’s 2017 International Education Conference & Field Day. Among those honored during TPI’s 50th Anniversary Banquet on February 22 at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Fla., were: Dr. Clint Waltz, University of Georgia and Dr. William Meyer, Rutgers, University were both the proud recipients of TPI’s Turfgrass Educator Award of Excellence.... read more

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TPI elects officers and new board members

June 16, 2016By

Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) announced its 2016-17 officers and board of directors, effective as of July 1. The officers and new board members were elected during TPI’s Annual Business Meeting Feb. 23 at the association’s 2016 International Education Conference & Field Day in Houston, TX. Linda Pittillo Bradley, co-owner of Turf Mountain Sod in Hendersonville, N.C., was elected President; Jimmy... read more

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Turfgrass producers from around the world gather in Houston for TPI International Education Conference & Field Day

April 4, 2016By

Cool weather didn’t hamper the warmth and enthusiasm that prevailed at TPI’s 2016 International Education Conference & Field Day that took place February 22-25 in Houston, Texas. A great education program, numerous networking opportunities, plenty of exhibitors and an outstanding Field Day at All Seasons Turf Grass in nearby Brookshire, Texas welcomed more than 600 attendees who represented over 100... read more

TPI to honor USGA Green Section Research Director Mike Kenna, Ph.D.

December 14, 2015By

Turfgrass Producers International has named Mike Kenna, Ph.D., director of USGA Green Section Research, the recipient of TPI’s Distinguished Service Award. Kenna will be presented the award during the association’s Annual Business Meeting on Feb. 23 in Houston, Texas. The recipient is selected by TPI’s past presidents and from nominations submitted by TPI members. The award serves to recognize an individual for exceptional devotion of... read more

TPI elects officers, board members

July 15, 2015By

Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) has announced its 2015-16 officers and board of directors, effective as of July 1. The officers and new board members were elected during the TPI’s Annual Business Meeting Feb. 17 in San Diego. Will Nugent, president and CEO of Bethel Farms in Arcadia, Fla., was elected president; Linda Pittillo Bradley, co-owner of Turf Mountain Sod in... read more