GTI Turfgrass Leadership Renewal

Guelph-U-logoThe Department of Plant Agriculture is pleased to announce two new appointments serving turfgrass education, research and outreach effective June 27th, 2016.

Stephen Fleischauer will assume the role of the Associate Diploma in Turfgrass (ADTM) Program Director, and Prof. Eric Lyons will assume the role of Director for the Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI) as part of his faculty duties.

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July Proclaimed Smart Irrigation Month

16.07.018-Smart.irrigation.smallBy Terry Ormrod

The world we live in today is much different than the one we grew up in 30-40 years ago. Different than just 5 years ago. And it’s going to keep changing at an ever growing pace. I grew up in the lower Fraser Valley and irrigation as I remember it was nothing more than the farmers hoping for rain, and the odd house with a garden hose and a sprinkler on the end of it.

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BC Golf Industry Newsfeed

13.02.10-AGA-BC1The Allied Golf Association of British Columbia (AGA-BC) is a provincial organization that contains representation from each of the Regional Golf Industry Associations that are dedicated to providing one cohesive voice for golf in British Columbia.

In an effort to help ensure active involvement across the golf industry sectors, AGA-BC has launched a comprehensive newsletter designed for everyone who earns a living in the golf industry.  The newsfeed is free, subsrciption based and will circulate via email twice per year.

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Good Response to GVRD Golf Course Water Use Survey


For immediate release
June 10, 2016
Allied Golf Association of British Columbia

31% of golf courses within the Metro-Vancouver area have responded to an important water use survey.  Facilitated by the Western Canada Turfgrass Association on behalf of the Allied Golf Association of BC, the survey’s purpose is to solicit, compile and present industry metrics as per Metro-Vancouver Water Authority’s request to provide potable water use data by golf courses in the region.

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