Tag Archive: green industry

Home is Where the Smart is

May 2, 2017 at 9:52 am

There will always be an aspect of the green industry associated with the old-school, get-your-hands-dirty-type work synonymous with landscaping and turfgrass management. At the same time, two segments of the landscaping industry are front-runners in the race for practical, user-friendly technology that makes an impact both in quality of life and on the bottom line.

A New Perspective on Drones: A Q&A with Urban Ecosystems’ Sam Geer

April 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm

Sam Geer says drones are no longer out of reach for the Green Industry. Geer, a geospatial design teacher at the University of Minnesota and a design professional with Urban Ecosystems in Minnesota, feels it isn’t a matter if drones will be used, but how soon.

Turfgrass Goes Hollywood

December 16, 2016 at 10:54 am

Whether you spend your days tirelessly working to get your clients’ requests just right, or are looking for something to do on a rainy day – here are five classic movies that somewhat capture the day-to-day humor of the green industry.

Q&A with Matt Kregel, GCS – The Club at Strawberry Creek

September 12, 2016 at 3:17 pm

Once known as the Thompson Strawberry Farm, The Club at Strawberry Creek has been transformed into one of the Midwest's finest private courses. Built in 2006, the course was designed by Rick Jacobson and plays up to 7100 yards. Matt Kregel, Golf Course Superintendent, presides over the lush green space, ensuring the tee boxes are tight and the greens are fast.