Golf Course Management

FEB 2013

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giving operators the ability to switch power off and on while in the hazardous workspace. The explosion-proof extension cord is designed for heavyduty use and is chemical and abrasion resistant. The explosion-proof plug is a twist-lock T-style design that requires the plug to be locked into place before energizing, providing added protection against arcing, the company says. Contact Larson Electronics, 800-3696671 (www.magnalight.com). Lebanon Turf introduces products for the golf and landscape markets that offer protection against weeds and pests along with the feeding properties of MESA, the company's patented nitrogen source. ProScape 19-0-6 30% MESA with LockUp plus Dimension is the company's exclusive combination product of pre- and post-emergence weed control, matching the strength of Dimension with the knockout power of LockUp to extend the application period for landscape professionals, the company says. The latest addition to the ProScape line is the only product in the market with both penoxsulam, a broad-spectrum herbicide for turf, and Dimension, a herbicide used in the early control of crabgrass and other annual grasses and broadleaf weeds, the company says. Contact Lebanon Turf, 800-2330628 (www.lebanonturf.com). More from Lebanon Turf: Country Club 16-0-8 Ammoniacal 1% Fe and Country Club 22-0-16 4.4 WIN broaden the Country Club line of premier homogeneous methylene urea fertilizers that combine traditional high-WIN products with Lebanon Turf's advanced composite technology granulation process to provide consistent delivery of controlled release methylene urea and potash. Contact Lebanon Turf, 800-233-0628 (www.lebanonturf.com). The WAL-JH-2XWP400 rail-mount LED work area light fixture from Magnalight produces 2,924 lumens of light capable of illuminating an area 15,000-plus square feet in size, the company says. Weatherproof and IP68 rated waterproof, the LED fixture comes attached to an aluminum rail/ladder mount bracket that allows operators to easily mount the unit to ladders, handrails, catwalks and other similar structures. Contact Larson Electronics LLC, 903-498-3363 (www.magnalight.com). Zylam Liquid Systemic Insecticide from PBI-Gordon received registration with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, allowing Zylam to be marketed and sold in the state for the first time. Zylam Liquid, which contains dinotefuran, is a soluble liquid labeled for the control of chewing and sucking insect pests such as armored and soft scales, aphids, borers, thrips, lace bugs and whiteflies in trees and shrubs. Zylam Liquid is labeled for soil drench, bark banding, soil injection and foliar applications and provides a cost-effective solution for the professional market, the company says. Contact PBI-Gordon, 800-8217925 (www.pbigordon.com). Toro announced the release of AquaFlow 3.2, the company's latest update to its Drip Irrigation Design Software. AquaFlow 3.2 now allows users to design multi-sloped telescoping sub-mains, and to choose between English or Spanish language and English or metric units. In addition, Toro's new Thinwall dripline is supported in this new version, which complements Aqua-Traxx premium drip tape and BlueLine dripline. Contact Toro, 619596-4276 (www.toro.com). GCM Submit items for "Product News" to hrichman@gcsaa.org. ON course Jan. 31-Feb. 3 — PGA Option to deter squirrels, deer and more The FeedSavr keeps squirrels, deer and other unwanted critters away from bird feeders and houses, the company says. Pull on the rope to raise up to three feeders and/or houses up the FeedSavr pole and secure them out of reach. The Squirrel Deflector creates a barrier that prevents critters from climbing the pole. If they try to get around the barrier, it tips and they fall to the ground, the company says. Lower the feeders and houses for easy filling and cleaning. The three-section, 10.5-foot aluminum pole, can be erected in clearings or on decks (deck mount is sold separately). Feeders are not included. Patent pending. Contact FeedSavr, 877-356-6455 (www.feedsavr.com). Tour, Waste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Ariz., Jeff Plotts, GCSAA Class A superintendent. Feb. 7-10 — PGA Tour, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Pebble Beach, Calif., Pebble Beach Golf Links, Chris Dalhamer, CGCS; Monterey Peninsula CC Shore Course, Robert Zoller, GCSAA Class A superintendent; Spyglass Hill GC, Robert Yeo, GCSAA Class A superintendent. Feb. 8-10 — Champions Tour, Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, Hualalai GC, Ka'upulehu-Kona, Hawaii. Earl Sanders, CGCS, maintenance director; William Husek, GCSAA Class A superintendent. Feb. 8-10 — Champions Tour, Allianz Championship, The Old Course at Broken Sound, Boca Raton, Fla., Joseph Hubbard, CGCS. Feb. 14-17— PGA Tour, Northern Trust Open, Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, Calif., Matthew Morton, superintendent. Feb. 15-17 — Champions Tour, ACE Group Classic, Twin Eagles Golf Club (Talon Course), Naples, Fla., Bruce Bach, GCSAA Class A superintendent. Feb. 21-24 — Web.com Tour, Panama Claro Champion- ship, Panama Golf Club, Panama City, Panama. Feb. 20-24 — PGA Tour, WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, Ritz-Carlton GC Dove Mountain, Marana, Ariz., Aaron J. Thomas, GCSAA Class A superintendent. Feb. 28-March 3 — PGA Tour, The Honda Classic, PGA National Champion Course, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Lukus Harvey, GCSAA Class A superintendent, director of agronomy. Feb. 28-March 3 — Web.com Tour, Colombia Championship, Country Club de Bogota, Bogota, Colombia. COMING up Feb. 1-Feb. 15 — UMass Winter School for Turf Managers, Amherst, Mass. Phone: 413-545-5202 Website: http://extension.umass.edu Feb. 4-8 — GCSAA Education Conference and Golf Industry Show, San Diego Convention Center Contact: GCSAA Phone: 800-472-7878 Website: www.gcsaa.org Feb. 13-14 — Landscape Industry Show, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, Calif. February 2013 GCM 117

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