Golf Course Management

NOV 2012

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Hannay launches two new options Hannay Reels launched its E1500 Series and GH1100 Series, specifically designed for increased portability and easy operation in grounds maintenance applications. The E1500 Series adapt- able hose reel is compact, rugged and accom- modates single 1 ⁄4-inch through 5 ⁄8-inch hose for lawn care, pest control, pneumatic tools, power washing, and spray and steam cleaning. The GH1100 Series portable hose reel on wheels is com- pact yet dependable for washdown in any area, the company says. It includes garden hose thread-on outlet, 5-foot lead-in hose and hose end clips to ensure easy payout over large areas. Contact Hannay, 877-467-3357 (www.hannay.com). ucts announced that Sure- Guard Herbicide has been registered for use on dormant bermu- dagrass. SureGuard is made to provide effective, fast-acting post-emergence and season-long pre-emergence con- trol of Poa annua. SureGuard is also said to deliver consistent post-emer- gence and long-lasting residual control of winter annual broadleaf weeds such as chickweed and henbit. Contact Va- lent Professional Products, 800-898- 2536 (www.valentpro.com). E-Z-GO, a Textron Inc. company, announced that the E-Z- GO Experience application for the Apple iPad is now available for download. The app allows consumers to determine the best E-Z-GO vehicle to suit their lifestyle, customize that ve- hicle with a range of available E-Z-GO genuine parts and accessories, and solicit quotes from E-Z-GO authorized dealers in their region. The app allows the user to customize the vehicle, such as selecting everything from their pre- ferred paint color and tire and wheel configuration to a range of options and accessories, such as mirrors, glove box, brush guards, fender flares, wind- shields, roofs and even solar panels. Contact Textron Inc., 401-421-2800 (www.textron.com). Ewing Irrigation unveiled its app for iPhone and Android users. The free app allows users to quickly locate the nearest Ewing branch, access handy landscape and irrigation calculators and conversion tables, and more. The app's tool features also make it pos- sible to find the square footage of an area, calculate precipitation rates, run times, voltage drop, convert measure- ments quickly for length, volume, weight, area and temperature, and to stay up to date on the latest news from Ewing. Contact Ewing Irrigation, 800- 343-9464 (www.ewing1.com). Turf Max LLC launched its second product from its line for golf course superintendents: Turf Screen Dormant. It is designed to promote improved turf quality and enhanced color on semi-dormant or dormant turf. Turf Max LLC says it is the only pigmented product on the market formulated with advanced pigment technology, which is a unique blend of green pigment, titanium diox- ide and zinc oxide designed to improve turf appearance and quality, provide long-lasting color and protect turf from UVB radiation. It also can mask turf in- jury from phytotoxicity, create uniform turf color and increase the efficacy of pesticides, Turf Max says. It also may be used as a spray pattern indicator. Contact Turf Max LLC, 215-307-7712 (www.turfscreen.com). Trojan Battery Co. added a new 12-AGM Battery to its line. The battery is ideal for applications that require maintenance-free battery power such as in remote areas where November 2012 GCM 105 proper maintenance cannot be guaran- teed, the company says. The 12-AGM 12-volt battery is designed to support a wide range of applications, including renewable energy and backup power for industrial and residential applica- tions. Trojan's deep-cycle batteries feature a number of design elements, including robust plates to extend the life cycle of the AGM battery. The bat- tery features a flame-arresting, one- way press relief vent to prevent buildup of excessive pressure. Contact Trojan Battery Co., 800-423-6569 (www. trojanbattery.com). Skygolf debuted the SkyCad- die Breeze, which it calls "the simplest rangefinder in golf." Skygolf says SkyCaddie Breeze delivers a virtual sprinkler head by offering front, middle and back of the green distances from anywhere on the course without touching a button or aiming. Features include Auto Course (finds and loads a course automatically), Auto Hole Advance (advances to the next hole automatically), and Auto Distance (yardages update every second without aiming). Contact Skygolf, 866-759- 4653 (www.skygolf.com). Civitas One has been released in the U.S. market. It incorporates the same research-proven disease and insect suppression Civitas is known for. Civitas One premixes the synthetic iso-paraffin and harmonizer in a convenient 2.5-gallon jug. Civitas One is for both cool- and warm-season turf diseases and insects. Contact Civitas, 866-335-3369 (www.civitasturf.com). Affirm WDG is a turf and or- namental fungicide from Cleary Chemical that is a broad-spec- trum fungicide now available in an 11.3 percent formulation. It is made to pro- tect turf from anthracnose, brown ring patch, fairy ring, snow mold and more. Contact Cleary, 800-524-1662 (www. clearychemical.com). Cleary Chemical

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