June 5, 2014

P1000375rsSports Turf Canada has named Ray Stukas the 2014 Sports Turf Manager of the Year for his professional ability, contribution to the industry, and proactive and progressive efforts within the profession.

Joel HeadshotThe Landscape Alberta board of directors has hired Joel Beatson, CAE, as the new executive director.

dreamstime s 40557114Black knot fungus has infected several trees throughout Calgary. According to Michelle Irving, communications advisor for the City of Calgary parks department, it is easily spread through wind and rain and is difficult to control.

Grimm 2Known throughout the golf community for his involvement with the Canadian Open, Richard (Dick) Grimm has passed away at the age of 91.

Rob CookeRob Cooke has joined Jacobsen, a turf maintenance equipment provider, as its new territory sales manager for eastern Canada.