Pylex from BASF gets a supplemental label

Pylex from BASF gets a supplemental label

Pylex herbicide from BASF recently was granted a supplemental label for postemergent control of broadleaf and grassy weeds. With the active ingredient topramezone, Pylex is a Group 27 herbicide. An HPPD inhibitor, Pylex is absorbed by leaves, roots, and shoots. Soon after application, treated weeds turn white and growth stops. Affected weeds then become necrotic. […]

Attendance up at GIS, those seeking education hits 9-year high

Attendance up at GIS, those seeking education hits 9-year high

This year’s Golf Industry Show seemed small and cozy, but most of the key numbers are up, compared with last year’s show in San Diego. Attendance was up from 12,600 last year in San Diego to 13,600 this year in Orlando, including 600 first-timers and 6,300 qualified buyers. There were 6,000 qualified buyers on hand […]

Grigg Bros. GreenPIG UV blocks harmful UV light, offers improved color

Grigg Bros. GreenPIG UV blocks harmful UV light, offers improved color

GreenPIG UV pigment additive from Grigg Brothers is a colorant that contains a proprietary compound that blocks ultraviolet light that can help promote enhanced turf color and quality. A fast-drying product that can be used on all turfgrasses, GreenPIG UV is safe for use in all application equipment, dries quickly and is tank-mix compatible. GreenPIG […]

Nufarm’s Celero takes aim at sedges

Nufarm’s Celero takes aim at sedges

Celero is a selective, post-emergence herbicide from Nufarm for control of sedges, including kyllinga in established turf, including golf courses and sod farms. With the active ingredient imazosulfuron, Celero is a systemic sulfonylurea herbicide that translocates down to the roots to control sedge. Labeled for both broadcast and spot treatment in cool- and warm-season turf, […]

BioNutrients is Growth Products’ first dry soluble product

BioNutrients is Growth Products’ first dry soluble product

Growth Products is expanding its product lines to include dry solubles concentrates. BioNutrients is the company’s first dry soluble. Packaged in easy-to-use 8-ounce packages, BioNutrients 8-0-9 for fairways, sports turf, and lawns is an organic biostimulant and soil conditioner. Designed to add that extra “bounce” to all warm- and cool-season turfs, it is highly concentrated. […]

Jacklin Seed’s new L-93 XD combines visual quality with disease resistance

Jacklin Seed’s new L-93 XD combines visual quality with disease resistance

Jacklin Seed‘s new L-93 XD creeping bentgrass was developed to provide golf course superintendents with putting green quality turf that combines excellent visual quality and enhanced disease resistance. L-93 XD tested ahead of 20 other bentgrass varieties for visual quality at six locations and density in four locations in 2015 NTEP trials. Developed for use […]

Dick Gray wins 2016 TurfNet Superintendent of the Year Award, presented by Syngenta

Dick Gray wins 2016 TurfNet Superintendent of the Year Award, presented by Syngenta

Dick Gray is so humble that when he learned he had been named one of six finalists for the TurfNet Superintendent of the Year Award, presented by Syngenta he seriously thought about declining the honor. “What’s the criteria? Age?” the 73-year-old Gray quipped. “Well, do I have to take it? I’m sure whoever finished seventh […]

Toro extends versatility of Sand Pro line with new attachments

Toro extends versatility of Sand Pro line with new attachments

Toro has increased the overall versatility of the Sand Pro line with the Quick Attach System Flex Tooth Rake for the Sand Pro 3040 and 5040, which was originally available only on the Sand Pro 2040Z. The QAS Flex Tooth Rake’s trowels are made from a modified natural rubber that provides exceptional grooming without damaging bunker […]

Toro launches Lynx Smart Satellite

Toro launches Lynx Smart Satellite

Toro Irrigation has introduced the Lynx Smart Satellite, an all-new irrigation controller that is the successor to the Network VP. With a faster microprocessor and increased memory, the Lynx Smart Satellite also has  fewer cables and connectors, corrosion-resistant metals, vented circuit board covers and simplified power distribution for improved reliability. New features include: Updated user interface. A larger […]

Foley 653 offers fully automatic in-feed for both spin and relief modes

Foley 653 offers fully automatic in-feed for both spin and relief modes

Foley’s Accu-Master 653 reel grinder offers fully automated in-feed grind cycles in both spin and relief modes, along with auto-indexing of relief grind. The ACCU-Touch 3 control system does the work while the technician does other things. ACCU-TOUCH 3 CONTROL provides a step-by-step tutorial for new technicians and a quicker setup and spin grind feature for […]

Jake’s new HF600 fiveplex offers power, traction and control

Jake’s new HF600 fiveplex offers power, traction and control

At the opposite end of the mowing spectrum from their new SLF530 super-lightweight fairway mower, Jacobsen’s new HF600 is a beast of a fiveplex with a 138″ width of cut and a 65hp Tier 4 Final Kubota turbodiesel powerplant. The HF600 is built on the same platform as Jacobsen’s recent HR series of wide area […]

Toro bundles tech products and services into ‘The Internet of Turf’

Toro bundles tech products and services into ‘The Internet of Turf’

Toro has introduced The Internet of Turf, which consolidates five of Toro’s key technological products and services across irrigation, site monitoring, equipment management and sprayer control under one umbrella aimed at providing actionable data to help superintendents make informed decisions and work most efficiently. These major solution areas form the foundation of The Internet of Turf: […]

Jacobsen’s new SLF530 available in 3- or 4-wheel configurations

Jacobsen’s new SLF530 available in 3- or 4-wheel configurations

Jacobsen’s new SLF530 super-lightweight fiveplex fairway mower will be available in 3- or 4-wheel configurations, with all wheels powered for optimal hill-climbing. Powered by a 24.8hp Kubota diesel engine (just under the Tier 4 hp limit), the SLF530 will have Jacobsen’s patented double pivot float mechanism optimum contour following. Jacobsen Classic XP reels in FlashAttach cutting […]

Cub Cadet expands footprint with ATT acquistion

Cub Cadet expands footprint with ATT acquistion

There is a lot more yellow in the Cub Cadet booth (#1009) this year than last. That’s because of Cub Cadet’s recent acquisition of Advanced Turf Technology, a UK-based manufacturer of mowing equipment for use on golf courses and athletic fields. Among the many new products in the Cub Cadet lineup that have come over […]

BASF zeroes in on regional solutions with 27 microclimate spray programs

BASF zeroes in on regional solutions with 27 microclimate spray programs

A lot new is going at in the BASF booth (#3033). Last year, BASF introduced regional spray programs for customers across the country. In doing so, BASF divided the country into just four distinct geographic regions This year, BASF put a new focus on its program of regional solutions for golf course superintendents by introducing […]