Golf Course Management

NOV 2018

Golf Course Management magazine is dedicated to advancing the golf course superintendent profession and helping GCSAA members achieve career success.

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80 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 11.18 environmental conditions. Kelpene features products suitable for use on field crops, turf, ornamentals and nursery crops. Research shows the Kelpene line of products supports plant health, increases yields, improves nutrient uptake, enhances resiliency and encourages robust root development by adapting to di verse environmental conditions, such as high heat, intense sunlight, shade, extreme cold, drought, salinity, anaerobic conditions and water stress. Kelpene products are blends of sea kelp and plant extracts (primarily terpenes), derived via a unique proprietary extraction process. Kelpene plant extracts are derived from plants that thrive in diverse environmental conditions. Product benefits include environmental adaptability, improved stress management, increased resilience, enhanced tissue responsiveness, elevated nutrient use efficiency, higher yields, increased root mass and root tips, improved nutrient uptake and bet ter allocation of plant energy. Visit Performance Nutrition, AMVAC Environmental Products is off ering an early-order program for golf industry professionals effective through Dec. 1. The program offers superintendents discounts and rebates on new products as well as several of AMVAC's most popular and effective products for golf course maintenance. Products in the rebate program include what AMVAC calls its "Four Season Solution" — two fungicides, Premion and Previa. Golf course superintendents can use these two products SWX Global introduced the Apex XA1200, the newest addition to its line of hydroseed and environmental spray applicators. It has a tank capacity of 1,200 gallons; two powerful, variable speed, hydraulically driven agita tors; and a Vortex slurry pump that discharges a wide variety of materials without modifying the pump or adjust ing the mixing instructions of mulch manufacturers and allows maximum emptying of the slurry tank. Designed to maximize productivity and profitability, the XA1200 is ideal for hydroseeding and environmental spray applications such as alternative daily cover or final cover on numerous areas including landfills, mine reclamation, and seeding of roadsides, golf courses, agriculture sites and post fire rehabilitation projects. Each component of the Apex is designed for material versatility, durability, extremely low maintenance and a long service life. A stainless steel mix ing tank with corrosion reducing materials for the tank top and working platform reduces the maintenance required. A raised loading hatch, a fully enclosed engine compart ment and an innovatively designed hydraulic design maximize efficiency while eliminating the high mainte nance demands of traditional hydraulic systems. The Apex power pack design is removable, replaceable and upgradable to extend the life of the tank while keeping up with the latest technologies and requirements for engines and pumps. The XA1200 features a Tier 4 Doosan Engine. All Apex applicators are supported by 15 year protection against tank corrosion, three year coverage of hydraulic components and a two year engine warranty. Visit Apex, Performance Nutrition , a division of Lido- Chem Inc. , introduced Kelpene , a new line of products developed to help plants adapt to diverse (product news) Super CHARGER Greenworks Commercial, manufacturer of battery powered outdoor equipment for land scaping, turf management and golf maintenance professionals, revealed the GC 420 2-Port Charger . GC 420 is powerful enough to charge two of Greenworks' largest 6Ah batteries, but ef ficient enough that it can more expediently charge two of Greenworks' smallest 2.5Ah batteries in a little more than an hour. The GC 420 offers an array of benefits, including two charging docks, rapid charging ability and LED indicator light, providing users with at a glance battery charge status updates. Visit Greenworks Commercial, Apex

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