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2020/2021 Buyers Guide

A new way to keep fields clean of goose poop

Various strategies have been tried over the years to clean up goose droppings from sports fields and other green spaces, but most have had their shortcomings. A Vancouver Island regional director, however, has found a machine from New Zealand that works “like a charm” in all weather conditions.

Sustainable bacteria passes test in case study on Ontario golf course tees

An application of ACF-SR from Velocity Green on the tees at Grandview Golf Club in Huntsville, Ont. has produced noticeable results in a period of 11 days.

Cutting system optimizes performance in battery-powered and gas chain saws

Oregon has announced the release of the SpeedCut Nano cutting system, a .325-inch Low Profile cutting system designed to increase cutting speed and extend run times on battery-powered and compact lightweight gas chainsaws (20-38 cc).

A look at 2020’s pickup truck lineup

Once exclusive to heavy-duty pickup trucks and a selection of full-size vans, trucks brands are now adding diesel engines to their light duty trucks.

Electronic throttle control technology introduced to zero turns

Briggs & Stratton Corporation’s Ferris brand has introduced two all-new models in the Ferris ISX3300 platform powered exclusively by the Vanguard BIG BLOCK 40.0 Gross HP* EFI ETC engine.
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N.S. man invents ‘Roger’ the remote controlled lawn mower

Tired of the chore of mowing his lawn, a Nova Scotia mechanic has invented “Roger” – a mower he can operate by remote control. » Read More
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New ‘grass-like’ artificial turf coming to Ottawa’s TD Place

New artificial turf will be put down at Ottawa’s TD Place in time for both the coming Canadian Football League and Canadian Premier League soccer seasons. » Read more...

Turf Prophit Mobile goes live

Turf Prophit has announced the launch of its new Turf Prophit Mobile, which allows entire maintenance teams to access their task management, fuel logging, pest and fertilizer applications, online health and safety, and other online documentation direct from their smart phone. » Read more...

Cart dividers help Chatham-Kent golf course enjoy one of busiest starts ever

Chatham-Kent’s Willow Ridge Golf & Country Club has found the implementation of cart dividers has not only stepped up safety precautions, it has sped up tee times and is helping to grow the game. » Read more...

Drones and turf: monitoring health of green spaces

With the advances in technology over the last few years, drones have become more of a regular part of day-to-day life for a lot of industries. » Read more...

Summer Growth Summit with Jeffrey Scott

Aug 24-26, 2020
Location: Des Moines, IA
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SIMA Snow & Ice Symposium

Aug 25-28, 2020
Location: Online
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October 21 - 23, 2020
Location: Louisville, KY
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