Spreading the Good Word of Turf

from the Guelph Turfgrass Institute

The Guelph Turfgrass Institute, under the direction of Dr. Eric Lyons and funded through the WCTA, has initiated the Turfgrass Outreach Project (TOP).  READ MORE.


Could Golf Carts in BC Require Roll Bars by 2019?

By WCTA Staff WorksafeBC’s ‘Policy, Regulation and Research Division’, is requesting feedback on the proposed amendments to Part 16, Mobile Equipment, together with consequential amendments to 9 other parts of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.  READ MORE.

Golf & Sportsturf Management Conference & Trade Show Exhibitor Update

56th Annual Western Canada Turfgrass Association Conference and Trade ShowFebruary 20-22, 2019, River Rock Casino Resort Richmond I British Columbia I Canada October 11, 2018 To all Golf and Sportsturf Management Industry Suppliers and Service Providers,  READ MORE.

Tebuconazole (Mirage) Under Review

Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is currently conducting a re-evaluation of tebuconazole and is seeking information related to its use.  READ MORE.

2019 Dues Invoicing Heads Up

October 11, 2018 Dear WCTA Members, 2019 membership dues invoicing will commence in the next few weeks.  Like last year, we plan to email all invoices to either individuals or the main contact if there are multiple members at your facility.  READ MORE.

Make Your Application for 2019 Student Awards

September 18, 2018 The Western Canada Turfgrass Association is offering MONETARY AWARDS to students enrolled in an accredited Turfgrass Management Program or equivalent. You could be awarded up to $2500.00 for an Outstanding Application. Fine print: award amounts will be based on number and quality of applications.  READ MORE

MGSA Scholarships Available

From: Ian Martinusen [mailto:manitobagolfsupers@gmail.com] Sent: 06 October 2018 12:02 PMTo: Ian Martinusen <manitobagolfsupers@gmail.com>Subject: MGSA Scholarships  READ MORE

Red River College Drops Greenspace Management Program

via Ian Froese, Shane Gibson · CBC News · Posted: Jun 17, 2018 9:22 PM CT | Last Updated: June 17 A Red River College student is disappointed he hadn't heard directly from his college that his program would be cancelled and whether or not he'll still be able to graduate.  READ MORE.

2018 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 average is raised through the Silent Auction, 50/50 draw and by the efforts of the Kwantlen Turf Club.  Also, any contributions from allied organizations are typically presented at the show.  READ MORE.