Association News


OTRF Holds Conference & Trade Show

The Oklahoma Turfgrass Research Foundation held the 64th Oklahoma Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show at the Watkins Conference Center in Stillwater. The event included the trade show, pesticide applicator education day, pesticide applicator CEUs and lawn care, golf course management, sports field and sod production sessions.

PLANET Announces Award Recipients

The Professional Landcare Network announced the recipients of its annual 2009 Environmental Improvement Awards. This year marks the program’s 40th anniversary. Of the 134 projects entered this year, 126 were recognized with an award. The judging panel included Matt Triplett, Willamette Landscape Services, Inc., Tualatin, Ore.; Louis Kobus, Fox Run Nurseries, Inc., Alexandria, Va.; Aaron R. Williams, Williams Landscape & Design, Inc., Williamsburg, Va.; and Gerald J. Grossi, ArborLawn, Inc., Lansing, Mich. For more information about the awards program, visit