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Aquatrols Launches Advantage Plus Pellet Line
Aquatrols Corporation of America has announced the launch of a new line of pellet products, which is available for sale through their distribution network. Advantage Plus Seaweed contains seaweed extract to aid in the recovery of stressed turf while Advantage Plus Humic and Fulvic Acid aids in hydration and root growth.

United Turf Alliance Links with Planet Turf
Planet Turf has joined United Turf Alliance (UTA) in an ownership position. Planet Turf operates in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and parts of Montana and Wyoming, as well as internationally and has been an independent dealer partner of UTA for four years.

PGA of America Extends Contract of Pete Bevacqua
The PGA of America’s Board has approved the extension of CEO Pete Bevacqua’s contract at their meeting in Palm Beach Gardens. Bevacqua’s contract will be extended through December 2021. He has served as CEO since November 2012.

Dow AgroSciences Training Program Available Online
Dow AgroSciences has announced that product training is available online for turf managers who want to extend their knowledge of the Turf & Ornamental (T&O) products and services. The three-part course provides insights on preemergence and postemergence herbicides as well as insecticides and fungicides. The course takes about 30 minutes to complete and is followed by a short quiz.

Billy Casper Golf to Manage Centennial Park Golf Course
Billy Casper Golf (BCG)
has been selected by the Munster Parks and Recreation Board to manage Centennial Park Golf Course in Munster, Indiana. BCG will direct course and property maintenance, marketing, public relations, sales, staffing, training, merchandising, golf instruction and financial management.