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Irrigation Ultimatum

Water is scarcer and costlier, but golf courses can continue to operate successfully if they're willing to change.

  You've heard the dire talk about the world running out of fresh water. You also may have heard that the next big war could be fought over water, not oil or land.
  The talk is unnerving, but it's real. A national water crisis is impending and is already impacting the Southwest.
  The golf course industry is and will continue to be on the front lines of the crisis, meaning golf courses will continually be scrutinized for their water use. Golf courses can expect more water restrictions, not just in the West but everywhere. Water costs will continue to escalate.
  A ... (Read More...)

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8/15/2014 - Happy National Honey Bee Day

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8/14/2014 - FMC Will Develop, Market DISARM and XONERATE

Company signs license agreement with Arysta LIfeScience
FMC Corp. and Arysta LifeScience North America have signed an exclusive licensing agreement in which FMC will develop and market two key turf and ornamental products - DISARM Fungicide (fluoxastrobin) and XONERATE Herbicide (amicarbazone) - in the U.S. ...More

8/13/2014 - Reversible Course

Tom Doak to design Forest Dunes Golf Club in northern Michigan
After two decades spanning the globe from New Zealand to China designing golf courses, Traverse City, Michigan, resident Tom Doak is coming home to create a course at Forest Dunes Golf Club in northern Michigan that legendary golf architects could only ...More

8/13/2014 - Toro Honors Reinders

Company names 2013 Partner in Excellence for Best in Parts
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8/13/2014 - Proper Pesticide Application

Videos from FMC show proper guidelines
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