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2021/22 Buyers Guide

Green Start Academy moves to Pinehurst this fall, brings on Rain Bird as co-sponsor

The Green Start Academy, a three-day education session for North America’s brightest young assistant golf superintendents, is moving to a new location this fall – the Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina.

Pin removal, bunker raking returning to Saskatchewan golf courses on Monday

Golfers will be able to remove the flagstick when putting, can use rakes to smooth their footprints in bunkers, and putt into holes that had previously been raised by pool noodles.

Volunteers try to save Ottawa park’s trees from defoliation by gypsy moth caterpillars

This year is expected to be a bad year for the invasive species that first came to North America in 1860 by a French entomologist.

Mississauga transitioning to electric, battery-powered turf maintenance equipment

The city launched its Green Tools pilot project last week, which introduces the equipment to parks maintenance staff.
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Maintaining sports turf in summer heat

Maintaining sports turf in summer heat

As temperatures rise and dry conditions set in, sports turf managers can count on increased stress on cool season grasses. » Read More

SIMA Snow & Ice Symposium

July 27, 2021
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Oct 20-22, 2021
Location: Louisville, KY
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Landscape Congress

Jan 11-13, 2022
Location: Toronto Congress Centre
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