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May 24, 2013

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In the Spotlight
Jon McDowell interview
An old pesticide ups its knockdown speed  
Coverage and control is important when battling insects and weeds. Jon McDowell, FMC Professional Solutions' commercial development manager, talks Talstar with ATN's Seth Jones.
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Angel Stadium
Spotlight on: Angel Stadium's Barney Lopas  
Angel Stadium, home of Major League’s Los Angeles Angels, is one of the finest sports venues in America. Learn Head Groundskeeper Barney Lopas' tricks for maintaining a world-class playing surface.
Editor's Press Box
Synthetic Turf Council issues reuse, recycling guidelines
By Terrie Ward
What happens with synthetic turf once it reaches the end of its useful life? What options are available to avoid disposing of it in a landfill? Find out how to manage the removal and disposition of synthetic turf.

Recycling a precious commodity: water 
By Jim Novak
Athletic field supervisors, golf course superintendents, landscapers and many others have a growing interest in the value and practicality of using recycled water for irrigation. Discover what has magnified the importance of this precious commodity.

Playing the Field
School district chooses Matrix Turf  
A high school in Lago Vista, Texas, will soon have a new look as the athletic field goes from natural to artificial turf. See why the conversion offers several benefits.
Industry News
Advocacy manual created for sports turf members
The Sports Turf Managers Association released to members an advocacy manual designed to assist sports field managers with community and state government public policy advocacy efforts, both proactive and reactive.
Storm leads to turf changes at New York park
When Hurricane Sandy struck the eastern United States in October, the devastation cost those in its path billions of dollars to repair. Check out the lasting impact wind and water damage had on MCU Park, the Brooklyn, N.Y., ball field near the Coney Island boardwalk.
PBI/Gordon herbicide approval expanded for sports turf 
PBI/Gordon Corp. says its Katana Turf Herbicide can now be used in a wider variety of sports turf applications and, for the first time, targets residential weed control.
AT Calendar Upcoming Events
June 19-22, 2013
SIMA 16th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium
Minneapolis, Minn.
Contact: Snow & Ice Management Association

July 22-25, 2013
TPI Summer Convention & Field Days
Chicago, Ill.
More Info: Turfgrass Producers International

October 7-9, 2013
Synthetic Turf Council Annual Membership Meeting
Orlando, Fla.
More Info: Synthetic Turf Council

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