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Latest GR news
GCSAA weighs in on Clean Water Act jurisdiction rule
On Nov. 14, GCSAA and six golf allied associations submitted official comment to the federal docket outlining concerns with the EPA's proposed rule regarding "waters of the United States." GCSAA was also signatory to comments submitted on behalf of the Waters Advocacy Coalition.
GCSAA seeks Grassroots Ambassadors
GCSAA is taking its government relations efforts to the next level with GCSAA Grassroots Ambassadors. The goal is to match a member of GCSAA with each member of Congress, and to build strong relationships between them. The program will establish a network of committed volunteers to serve as the “go-to” people for lawmakers and their staff on golf course management issues.
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.