BC Summer Field Day Being Re-shaped

The BC Turf Management Summer Field Day is taking place as scheduled on July 27th, 2022 at McArthur Island Park in Kamloops, BC, with some program changes to make it easier for both turf manager delegates and vendors to participate.  READ MORE

BC CEC Approval Confirmed for Field Day Presentation

The BC Ministry of Environment has now confirmed 1.0 IPM point approval for the presentation at our upcoming field day by Dr. Gregg Munshaw of the Pinnacle Ag Research Center titled ‘Your Best Defense is a Good Offence: Management Practices to Reduce Pesticide Use’ in the Landscape and Dispenser categories.  READ MORE

Edmonton City Council Considers Cosmetic Pesticide Ban

The City of Edmonton manages pests such as weeds, tree pests, plant diseases, stinging/biting insects, rodents, and water-borne diseases using a variety of programs.  It implemented a restriction on herbicide use on June 23, 2015, with exemptions.  Only when necessary is herbicide applied to control noxious weeds, and weeds that would impact safety and enjoyment of our green spaces.  READ MORE

Micah Woods, Ph.D. to Take the Helm at PACE Turf


DLF Acquires Premier Pacific Seeds

LINDSAY, Ontario (July 11, 2022) – DLF announced today that it has acquired Premier Pacific Seeds Ltd. (PPSL), a forage, cover crop, reclamation and turfgrass wholesale seed company located in Surrey, BC since 2001. Prior to the acquisition, DLF Pickseed USA held 40 percent of PPSL’s shares.  READ MORE

WCTA/Sports Turf Canada Extend Partnership Agreement Another 5 Years

On July 7, 2012, after months of discussion, Sports Turf Canada and the Western Canada Turfgrass Association jointly announced a formalized, 5-year partnership agreement between the two organizations.  The agreement was renewed for another 5 years in 2017 and has just been extended through July 2027.   READ MORE

Coming Events Summary - August 2022

It's full steam ahead for in-person events and meetings once again!  We'll do our best to keep you apprised of everything going on in the world of professional turf management and beyond including our own offerings!  READ MORE

Turf Line Magazine - Jun/Jul 2022 'Summer Field Day' Edition

Here's the latest Turf Line News Issue #277, in both hardcopy and digital formats, just in time for summer!  READ MORE

Laval University Research Project Update - ‘Understanding and Predicting Pesticide use on Golf Courses Using Deep Machine Learning’

July 5, 2022 For immediate release:  READ MORE