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Jun212017

Creating a Space for Community

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      At the center of Delaware Technical Community College's Stanton campus, Sikora Wells Appel gave new life to a 13,000 square foot courtyard. The renovations were completed in spring 2016. The upper patio area has metal barstool seating adjacent to the stainless steel railing that was cust...

Jun212017

An App to Help Detect EAB

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The free app is available for most Android and Apple devices. Search the app store for "ash tree." The Colorado State Forest Service has partnered with the Colorado State University Extension to release a mobile app to help users determine if their tree is at risk for infestation from the emerald...

Jun142017

IA Announces Smart Irrigation Month 2017

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  Smart Irrigation Month serves as the showcase month to promote the social, economic and environmental benefits of efficient irrigation technologies, products and services in irrigation. The Irrigation Association, for the 13th year in a row, is celebrating Smart Irrigation Month this July. ...

Jun142017

New Technology for the Green Industry

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Drone Mapping Software Now Available at No Cost With PrecisionHawk CEO Michael Chasen stating that drones are presently under-utilized because of cost barriers, the company has opened access to its professional mapping and analytics software, PrecisionMapper. With it, operators can upload image...

Jun122017

Hands-On Systems for Sustainable Learning

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The Western Technical College courtyard in La Crosse, Wis., comes to life at night with rounded LED 'MTR' light columns, LED 'Notch' bollards and compact 7682 LED spot lights that accent the campus trees. The new trees include white and river birch.   by Ryan Peterson, PLA, ASLA; Bruce Niedermyer...

Jun72017

Rounds 4 Research May auction raises $217,000 for turfgrass

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National Program Has Raised More Than $782,000 Since 2012. The Rounds 4 Research national campaign supported by The Toro Co., The Golf Channel, and Golf Advisor, with promotional support provided by GolfNow, has raised $217,000 for turfgrass studies. Nearly 60 golf course management companies don...

May302017

GCSAA FUNDS $115,000 FOR NEW TURFGRASS RESEARCH IN 2017

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Grants support seven new turfgrass research projects at six universities Lawrence, Kan. (May 2, 2017) – Research grants from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) are supporting seven new research projects this year at six universities across the country (two projects ar...