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The Goose Deuce Nuisance

August 20, 2017 at 10:40 am

Grazing geese can cause quite a bit of harm to golf course-quality turfgrass. They flock to greens, fairways, lakes and ponds – hallowed turf in the eyes of a superintendent. Similarly, business, park and grounds managers don’t want geese on their properties, walkways and fields. Their trail of feathers and, well, “goose deuce” isn’t hard to miss.

Turf Glossary

July 14, 2017 at 2:57 pm

Sometimes it may seem that turf management professionals are speaking a foreign language, especially for those first starting out in the industry. An understanding of commonly used terms will help. So, we’ve created this glossary with definitions of lingo you may hear on the job.

A Major Operation — 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills

June 28, 2017 at 5:03 pm

It was the first ever U.S. Open Championship held in Wisconsin and Erin Hills did not disappoint. Hundreds of dedicated and tireless volunteers worked hand-in-hand to create and maintain the highest-quality conditions in the world. If the scores were any indication of course conditions, it was a major success.

Toro Workman GTX Superior Drive Tour – Schaumburg, IL

June 7, 2017 at 2:31 pm

The Toro Company has taken the new Workman GTX utility vehicle on a cross-country tour showcasing its seemingly endless configurations, diverse abilities and overall comfort. The Workman series of utility vehicles have been the pillars of maintenance staffs across the world for decades.

A 101 on the Rule of 3: Fertilizer NPK by the Numbers

April 28, 2017 at 9:48 am

What do the numbers on the fertilizer bag mean? Understanding the information on fertilizer bag labels will help you choose the right products for you or your customer's lawn and garden needs. Creating a lush lawn and a garden with beautiful blooms and bountiful harvests can be made easier by following the Rule of 3.

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.

Get to Know Kati Bernardy — Territory Manager of Soft Goods, IL

February 6, 2017 at 3:48 pm

Kati has joined Reinders as our newest Territory Manager of Soft goods in Illinois. Her career began as an intern performing fertilizer trials at golf courses in six different states. For the past four years, Kati served as the First Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at the Merit Club in Libertyville, IL.

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.