New Compliance Deadline: Use of Nemacur (fenamiphos) products extended until Oct. 6, 2017
The EPA has granted GCSAA's request for an extension on the use of fenamiphos (Nemacur nematicide) existing stocks labeled for use on golf courses until Oct. 6, 2017. Nemacur is used to control the major genera of nematodes attacking turfgrass including root knot, root lesion, sting, lane and rink nematodes. The EPA plans to publish a notice in the Federal Register to this effect on Oct. 1 or Oct. 3. Contact Chava McKeel, associate director, government relations, for more information.
New Golf Industry Show website launched
Check out the new golfindustryshow.com for everything you need to know about the 2015 event in San Antonio. Get details on major events, the trade show, attendee resources, the GCSAA Golf Championships and the GCSAA Education Conference. You can start planning now by browsing the 85 conference seminars, along with GCSAA education sessions and education opportunities on the trade show floor. Housing is now open, and member registration opens Nov. 4.
Five questions with Rhett Evans
GCSAA staff recently sat down with CEO Rhett Evans to get his thoughts on GCSAA's place in the industry, the biggest challenges superintendents face, and where the profession and industry are headed in the future.
Quarterly Government Relations Briefing coming Oct. 8
Register now for the Oct. 8 Government Relations Quarterly briefing for a quick update on congressional activities, the November election, WOTUS and more. This free, members-only webinar offers the latest news on the advocacy activities impacting the association and its members.
Reminder: ELGAs applications due Sept. 30
Just over one week remains to submit your application for the GCSAA/Golf Digest Environmental Leaders in Golf Awards presented in partnership with Syngenta and Rain Bird. The awards honor superintendents and courses for their commitment to environmental stewardship. Apply by Sept. 30.