Golf Course Management

MAR 2019

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

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88 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 03.19 approval for EPA registration and is now available for state registration across the U.S. ReLoad is a 53.6 percent monosodium and dibasic sodium, potassium and ammo- nium phosphite blend that works best in controlling downy mildew. It also offers an effective and preventative disease control option against Pythium blight (Pythium aphanider- matum) and anthracnose (Colletotrichum cereal). This highly concentrated formula works through a dual mode of action, both preventing oxidative phosphorylation — the metabolic pathway through which cells use enzymes to oxidize nutrients — and stimulating a plant's natural defense against pathogen attack. ReLoad is approved for and proven effective on a wide variety of crops, including but not limited to asparagus, curcubits, grapes, hops, leafy vegetables, legume vegetables, tuberous and corm vegetables, as well as indoor and outdoor ornamentals and turf. It is a valuable tool in fungus prevention for golf course superintendents and growers. Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Maine, North Dakota, Nevada, South Carolina, Washington and Wisconsin have approved registration for ReLoad, with more states expected. Visit Belchim USA, Paris Site Furnishings introduces Verve Benches , and litter and recycling receptacles with warm contemporary styling and maintenance-free design. Constructed of aluminum and ipe hardwood, these 20-gal- lon waste containers are available as single, stand-alone units or as tandems for waste and recycling receptacles. They include built-in anchor holes for secure mounting to a solid surface such as concrete, or an optional surface- mount pedestal. Aluminum components are available in standard colors, including red, blue, white, grey, green, ArborSystems' SpeedChek Punch tool used with the Wedgle Direct-Inject Tree Injection System for injecting chemicals into trees helps treat trees faster, the company says. The Wedgle is the only method of tree trunk injection that does not require a drilled hole, Arbor- Systems says. WedgeCheks are used when making tree injections and are inserted in the tree with the SpeedChek Punch for easier use and quicker operation. The Wedgle injection tip is inserted through the WedgeChek to ensure that the chemical is placed deep into the active areas, where it can be absorbed easily by the tree. ArborSystems chemicals are used with their Direct-Inject Tree Injection System as an injection into the flare or base of the tree to ensure even distribution through the tree's vascular system. Chemicals are delivered quickly and effectively at a known dose rate. Also, there is no mixing in the field, waiting for uptake of chemicals, guarding during draining process or need for power, pumps or return trips by ap- plicators. ArborSystems Quick-Connect Injection Tips are designed to treat all types of trees, including hardwoods, conifers and palms. ArborSystems provides a variety of tree injection systems and insecticides, fungicides, antibiotics, micronutrients and tree growth regulator designed to meet a broad range of tree care needs. Visit ArborSystems, Belchim Crop Protection USA announced that ReLoad , a phosphate fungicide, has received (product news) Environmental AWARD Profile Products was one of 12 global companies to earn the "SEAL Environmental Initiative Award," recognizing organizations that have embarked on environmental and sustainability initiatives and a commitment to sustainable business practices. SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental, Achievement and Leadership) Awards are presented annually. Profile earned the award for its commitment to eco-friendly solutions for the environment, educational outreach and sustainable production methods. This includes Profile's industry-leading initiative to use recycled- content packaging across all product lines. Profile is the first in the industry to adopt environmentally friendly packaging for all of its products. The award also recognizes Profile's innovative environmen- tal scorecard initiative that outlines the work the company has done to create a more sustainable environment, including restoring more than 1.5 mil- lion acres of land. Through this scorecard, Profile set benchmarks that hold the company accountable for its environmental goals and pushes the industry to move toward more sustainable practices. Visit Profile Products, ArborSystems

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