NTA Donates Nearly $50,000 Toward Research

  The Northwest Turfgrass Association donated nearly $50,000 to worthy turfgrass research and education programs in 2016 as it continues to be a leading benefactor for the golf industry in the Northwest. The total in grants awarded in 2016 was $49,560.34. It didn’t reach the $61,000 awarded in 2015, but was substantially higher than the […]

Presidents Message – August 2016

I would first like to thank the Membership and the Board of Directors of the Oregon Chapter of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) for selecting me as this year’s president. I would further like to thank Russell Vandehey, CGCS and Mike Turner, CGCS for their service to the association. Additionally, I would […]

2015 OSU Turf Program Report

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Annual Report Oregon State University Turfgrass Program Alec Kowalewski, Ph.D. Turfgrass Specialist alec.kowalewski@oregonstate.edu (541)737-5449 Staffing: Current team members: Alec Kowalewski, Turfgrass Specialist and Brian McDonald, Senior Faculty Research Assistant General Turf Program Comments: The two permanent members of the OSU turf program include Turfgrass Specialist Alec Kowalewski and Senior Faculty Research Assistant Brian McDonald. In […]

ODA finds big problems with little organisms……

This information was sent out in a press release from the Oregon Department of Agriculture.   ODA finds big problems with little organisms Fertilizer Program finds claims made for microbiological products aren‘t always met June 1, 2016… Although a product may promise special ingredients, would you be willing to pay $150 if you knew all it […]

2016 Annual Meeting Recap

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The OGCSA Annual Meeting was held at the Willamette Valley Country Club on Wednesday 25th. The day was started with speaker Jack Holpuch, Associate Director of Development in the College of Agricultural Sciences for OSU Foundation. Jack gave a historical overview on how the OSU professor endowment was created and how Brian McDonalds Turf Technician […]

Chuck Wolsborn in April issue of GCM

Chuck Wolsborn has been in involved in GCSAA’s Government Affairs for sometime and is also a Grassroots Ambassador for the Oregon Chapter GCSA.  Read Chuck’s article and learn more about these programs and the work he is doing and how you can also get involved. http://gcmdigital.gcsaa.org/i/655885-apr-2016/39

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