Turf Research Report for 2015 AGM

12.01.11-WCTA-in-PullmanWA200by Peter Sorokovsky, Chair

First and foremost I would like to thank my fellow members on the 2015 research committee: David Davidson, Dave Duncan, Dave Woodske, Brian Holl, Steve Kerbrat, Ladd Lygett, and Elizabeth Hudgins. We have been a very consistent team over the past 3 years. I would also like to thank the BCGSA, the KPU Turf Club Students, our Industry Partners and all of you who so generously donated $5 to the “Give me 5bucks” for supporting turfgrass research with your donations.

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What We’ve Learned From a Decade of Reducing Pesticide Use

14.11.24-RossiFrank S. Rossi, Ph.D. and Jennifer A. Grant, Ph.D. Cornell University

The golf course industry has been under scrutiny for pesticide use in NY for more than 25 years. The publication of “Toxic Fairways; Risking groundwater contamination from pesticides on Long Island golf courses” in 1991 inflamed the debate that would culminate a decade later in landmark legislation proposed to ban pesticide use on municipal golf courses in Suffolk County.

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CTRF Receives Donation from Atlantic Turfgrass Research Foundation

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Media Release: October 21, 2014

The Canadian Turfgrass Research Foundation (CTRF) announced earlier today that it has received a $12,000 donation toward turfgrass research in Canada from the Atlantic Turfgrass Research Foundation (ATRF).  The monies will be used for turfgrass research aimed at improving the quality and sustainability of turfgrass sites including golf courses, sports fields and turf uses generally.

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