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December 15, 2016
NEWS 
 

Toro reports record earnings in 2016

The Toro Company has reported record earnings for its fiscal year ending Oct. 31, driven by strong sales of its golf equipment and irrigation products. Earnings of $231 million represented a 14.6 per cent improvement over earnings reported in fiscal year 2015.


Recalling the 2006 wind storm at Stanley Park

It's been 10 years since a violent wind storm destroyed 10,000 trees at Vancouver's famous Stanley Park. The devastation was abundant and cost about $10 million to restore the damage.


Nominations open for sports turf manager of year

Sports Turf Canada is looking for its next sports turf manager of the year. Nominations will be accepted until Jan. 15. The Town of Oakville, Ont.'s Greg Lampman is the currently sports turf manager of the year.


'New Forest' makes environmental statement

The planting of trees and shrubs on a 78-acre parcel of land in Brantford, Ont. is turning an area deemed unsuitable for development into something expected to serve an important environmental role. "The New Forest in the City" will enhance future biodiversity, reduce erosion, imcrease the city's tree canopy and improve its air and water quality.
 
 
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Synthetic fields have 'durability of mashed potatoes'

A marketer of synthetic turf playing surfaces has come under fire of late, particularly in the state of New Jersey. Sports Illustrated has now jumped on the bandwagon with a report that suggests some of these fields have "the durability of mashed potatoes. » Read more...
 
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January 10-12, 2017
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