Tegtmeier and Croda named Superintendents of the Year

Tegtmeier and Croda named Superintendents of the Year

There were no hanging chads involved, but picking a winner for this year’s Superintendent of the Year Award, presented by Syngenta literally was too close to call. For the first time in the 18-year history of the award there was a tie. Jorge Croda, a hometown Texas favorite from Southern Oaks Golf Club in Burleson, […]

Brandt, Grigg and Brandt iHammer: A one-stop fertility shop

Brandt, Grigg and Brandt iHammer: A one-stop fertility shop

  With three brands under one roof, Brandt, Grigg and Brandt iHammer present GIS attendees with one-stop shopping for turf nutrition, adjuvants, pond dyes, turf colorants, utility products and bio-pesticides. Rhizonify is a specialty fertilizer from Grigg designed to enhances a plant’s ability to utilize nutrients and water. With 6 percent total nitrogen, Rhizonify contains […]

See Campey Imants for new Koro heavy duty fraise mower

See Campey Imants for new Koro heavy duty fraise mower

  The Koro FTM 1.6 is a new heavy-duty fraise mower that will be on display in the Campey Imants booth (#14113) and is designed to remove unwanted surface matter to a depth of 2 inches. The Koro FTM 1.6 has a side arm elevator to remove debris, such as Poa annua, thatch, weeds or […]

PBI-Gordon launches Tekken fungicide

PBI-Gordon launches Tekken fungicide

PBI-Gordon (#9070) rolled out its new Tekken fungicide at GIS San Antonio. A combination fungicide with the active ingredients isofetamid and tebuconazole, Tekken is labeled for control of 20 common turf diseases in golf course greens, tees and fairways. It’s dual mode of action offers preventive, systemic control for up to 28 days per application. […]

Nufarm hits the road to GIS with dual-action Traction fungicide

Nufarm hits the road to GIS with dual-action Traction fungicide

On the eve of GIS San Antonio, Nufarm (#20071) received good news when the U.S. EPA granted label registration to its new Traction fungicide. Based on the novel combination of FRAC 29 and FRAC 3 active ingredients, fluazinam and tebuconazole, Traction provides contact and system disease control and resistance management in cool- and warm-season golf […]

GT AirInject unveils larger unit for fairway use

GT AirInject unveils larger unit for fairway use

GT AirInject will unveil two new prototypes to compliment the Air2G2, which itself is receiving a refresh for GIS San Antonio. The Air2G2 636 tractor-mounted unit incorporates the Air2G2 air-injection technology that fractures compacted soils in a larger unit. Also on display in booths 16121 and 2097 will be the Air2GO transportation shuttle trailer. The Air2G2 […]

Nufarm launches inaugural Excel class

Nufarm launches inaugural Excel class

Nufarm kicked off its inaugural EXCEL Leadership Program at this year’s GIS. Forged in accord with the GCSAA, the program offers career-development opportunities for assistant superintendents from the United States and Canada. The program includes five days of education at GIS with leadership training in career, community and industry stewardship. The inaugural class includes: Jens […]

Club Car goes high-tech with new Tempo Connect

Club Car goes high-tech with new Tempo Connect

This year is a significant one at GIS San Antonio for Club Car (booth #19076). Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the company is launching the new Tempo Connect golf car (above right). On the cutting edge of technology, the Tempo Connect comes outfitted with the Visage Fleet Management system and the Shark Experience. Tempo Connect is […]

Lebanon True Performance plan combines slow-release granular and liquid foliar products

Lebanon True Performance plan combines slow-release granular and liquid foliar products

True Performance: golfers want it, LebanonTurf has it. And so can you. True Performance is the name LebanonTurf gave a new agronomic program the company launched this year at GIS in booth 6069. The True Performance program combines granular and foliar nutrition via LebanonTurf’s Country Club MD and Emerald Isle nutritional products. “We know superintendents […]

Join Aquatrols for Happy Hour

Join Aquatrols for Happy Hour

The Golf Industry Show and happy hour at the Aquatrols booth (#2559) have become synonymous. Take a break from the hoopla on the show floor and all that class work at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at the Aquatrols booth. There you can catch up on the latest on some new product releases (more […]

Fazio Championship Blend offers collection of nutritional products

Fazio Championship Blend offers collection of nutritional products

Fazio Championship Blend (booth #2114) offers a line of nearly 10 liquid fertilizer products for the golf turf industry, including a 30-0-0 blend. Fazio Championship Blend 30-0-0 contains a seaweed extract, a urease inhibitor and a nitrification inhibitor. It also has a low salt index for safe application that minimizes plant stress. This liquid nitrogen source […]

Visit the BASF booth for even more education

Visit the BASF booth for even more education

Think GIS education is limited to classroom instruction in the concourse of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center? Think again. In response to feedback from customers, BASF (booth #30077) will be bringing a host of speakers to the show floor. Bruce Williams, CGCS, will speak at the BASF booth five times during the two-day tradeshow […]

Bayer booth focuses on Living Turf

Bayer booth focuses on Living Turf

  There is a lot going on this year in the Bayer booth (#6077) at GIS San Antonio. The Living Turf Display will highlight Exteris Stressgard fungicide and Indemnify nematacide. Exteris Stressgard, with its Leaf-Cote technology, is a fungicide that combines the SDHI active ingredient fluopyram and Qol AI intrifloxystrobin for broad-spectrum control of diseases […]

Anuvia Legends Initiative to recognize Farren for decades of industry service

Anuvia Legends Initiative to recognize Farren for decades of industry service

Anuvia Plant Nutrients will recognize Bob Farren, CGCS at Pinehurst Resort through its Anuvia Legends Program. Farren (pictured here), who has been at Pinehurst for more than 30 years, will be officially recognized at 2 p.m., Feb. 7 in a ceremony at the Anuvia booth (#11107). The Anuvia Legends Initiative is a multi-faceted program that […]

Carter to receive Aquatrols Conservation Award

Carter to receive Aquatrols Conservation Award

The environmental accolades continue to rain on Paul Carter, CGCS at the Bear Trace at Harrison Bay. The 2012 TurfNet Superintendent of the Year award winner, Carter has been named the recipient of the inaugural Aquatrols Conservation Award. Carter, who has been superintendent at the Chattanooga, Tennessee-area course for the past 16 years, will be […]

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