Athletic Turf News
OCTOBER 15, 2021
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United Turf Alliance appoints Nick Strain as CEO
United Turf Alliance named Nick Strain as its new CEO. Strain replaces George Furrer, who is now the general manager of Valley Green.
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California to phase out new gas-powered small engines
Turf managers can keep using their gas-powered mowers and other tools that use small off-road engines, but the state will offer rebates and other incentives to encourage turf managers to upgrade to electric.
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Quali-Pro hires Justin Ruiz
Control Solutions Inc. added a new member to the Quali-Pro team: Justin Ruiz, who will support the Quali-Pro Brand in the newly created West area territory. Find out more about his role.
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Researchers studying water conservation use artificial intelligence
University of Georgia researchers are studying how to use artificial intelligence to better manage turfgrass irrigation.
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Simplot Turf and Horticulture teams up with GreenKeeper app
Simplot Turf and Horticulture entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with the GreenKeeper application, a web-based application that includes the use of advanced data models to guide turfgrass management decisions.
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Yankees New Jersey farm team goes from underwater to playing ball in 2 weeks following Ida
Somerset Patriots Head Groundskeeper Dan Purner talks about how his crew got the field back in playing shape following a massive flood brought on by Hurricane Ida.
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Echo intros eForce 56-v Battery System
During a live event, Echo unveiled a cordless platform, the Echo eForce 56-v Battery System. Learn more about the product.
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SiteOne adds new line of LESCO aerators and overseeders
SiteOne Landscape Supply launched LESCO renovation products, including the Pro-Aer 30 and Pro-Aer 36 stand-on aerators, Pro-Aer 24 walk-behind aerator and the Renovator 24 seeder.
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Install of Hydronic Heating System underway at New England Revolution Training Center
The installation of a Hydronic Heating System by SubAir System is underway on the First Team practice field of the New England Revolution soccer team.
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