Western Canada Turfgrass Association

The WCTA is a 700+ member interprovincial not-for-profit industry organization interested in further education, research and the exchange of information related to professional sports turf management.  Members represent a diversity of interests such as golf courses, sports fields, sod farms, nurseries, landscapers, lawn bowling greens, equipment technicians, horticulturalists and industry suppliers. 

Ministry of Environment Report Indicates Majority of BC Golf Courses Non-Compliant With New IPM Rules

Via BC Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy The Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy amended the…
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Health Canada Proposes Ban on Common Insecticide

Chlorpyrifos is a broad spectrum organophosphate insecticide used to control insects in various settings.  It is one of the most…
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2019 Turfgrass Research Contributors

The turgrass research funding year begins with our annual conference and trade show.  At that time, about a third of our annual…
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2019 WCTA Member Directory Coming Soon!

Just a heads up to all WCTA members, our annual member directory along with supplier directory is now at the printer and should be in the…
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Why Is 4N Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass So Special?

By Nik Wall, Premier Pacific Seeds Modern day turf grasses have drastically improved over the last 40+ years. Some turf managers may…
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Japanese Beetle Update – June 2019

By Jim Ross Japanese beetle is an invasive plant pest that was detected in the lower mainland of British Columbia in 2017.  This…
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