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Plant Food for Thought @ Cog Hill: A Reinders Event Recap

December 6, 2017 at 11:17 am

Midwestern superintendents, turfgrass managers, and assistants descended upon Cog Hill, just southwest of Chicago, for a seminar on plant health nutrition. Numerous speakers were on hand including Tom Weinert and Greg Moore of Plant Food Company, Inc., while industry-renowned professor Dr. Bruce Clark spoke about Rutgers 2017 university research.

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.

Local Field with a Big League Feel — Meet Adam Vecitis From Glendale, WI

June 14, 2017 at 1:35 pm

As a second-generation turf management professional, Adam Vecitis has played a major role in what has made the Glendale Complex look as excellent as it does today. We talked with Adam about what it takes for the crew to turn a field from ordinary to spectacular and how he became interested in turf.

The Golf Guys on Helping Customers – Vol. 4

May 24, 2017 at 9:41 am

A good turfgrass supplier doesn’t stop by to just sell grass seed or drop off a sample of fertilizer. You want someone who cares about your work, who will sit down and help build a budget based on dollar restrictions and needs on the course.

The Label is the Law: How to Choose a Herbicide

May 15, 2017 at 9:45 am

You should be able to get a handful of meaningful information from the product label, however, deciding on the correct herbicide to treat your (or your client’s) lawn is not as simple as one would hope. We chatted with Jeff Schmidt at PBI Gordon to understand some of the more complex nuances of the products and their chemistries.

The Golf Guys on Advances in Technology – Vol. 3

February 27, 2017 at 1:17 pm

Midwest golf courses and turfgrass suppliers have always been early adopters of “new technology” such as reel mowers and moisture meters. Advances in on-course technology have allowed golf course experts to be more accurate, efficient and ultimately save money by using less product, more precisely.

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.

Reinders 2016-17 Sales Staff + EOP

October 17, 2016 at 9:00 am

The Reinders Turf Sales Staff gathered in late September for their annual sales meeting and Early Order Program education. Any of these guys look Tour-ready?

The Green Scene with Jerry Kershasky: Spectrum FieldScout TruFirm Firmness Meter

September 28, 2016 at 10:33 am

The primary objective for the development of the TruFirm is to improve championship-caliber playability by cultivating greens that are both firm and fast. By measuring the relationship between the compaction of the soil and the moisture level, greenkeepers are able to ensure healthy, aesthetically-pleasing greens that offer exceptional playability.