Saturday, March 28, 2015

Home News Musser Turf Foundation launches website

Musser Turf Foundation launches website

Association News

The new online presence will help the foundation spread its message.

| October 4, 2011

The Musser International Turfgrass Foundation has launched a website, www.musserfoundation.org, to make information about the group’s mission and graduate student award program easily available to all interested parties.

Frank Dobie, the general manager/superintendent of The Sharon Golf Club (of Ohio) and president of the Musser Foundation Board, said the site will make it easier for turf doctoral candidates and others in the industry to find out more about the organization and the process of applying for the prestigious Musser Award of Excellence. “We’re pleased that we’re now able to effectively spread the word about the foundation to more potential applicants, supporters and those with an interest in the history of turfgrass research,” said Dobie.

In addition to information on the mission, history and application process, the site also includes a list of previous Award of Excellence recipients dating back to 1989. Many of the past recipients are now leading agronomic researchers and educators at universities and other institutions around North America.

The foundation has also recently created a Facebook page (Musser International Turfgrass Research Foundation) and a Twitter feed (@musserturfgrass) to allow individuals to keep up to date on the group’s activities.

The Musser International Turfgrass Foundation is dedicated to fostering turfgrass management as a learned profession. Named in memory of turfgrass scientist H. Burton Musser, the foundation acknowledges and rewards those individuals who have demonstrated excellence in the doctoral phase of their turfgrass science education and research.
 

Top news

John Deere updates 3E Series

3032E and 3038E are the newest additions to the compact utility tractor line.

EPA registers new pesticide

Oxalic acid will target varroa mites, which are a threat to honeybee colonies.

Power walkers

Zero-turn and stand-on mowers get all the attention, but walk-behinds can show your clients you are paying especially close attention to their properties.

New promotions at Ruppert branch

Araujo and Lopes have been promoted at the Alexandria Landscape Management branch.

Easy SEO

Try these seven search engine optimization quick-fixes for your lawn care and landscaping website.

x