WOTUS rule finalized
The EPA and Army of Corps of Engineers published the final Clean Water Rule in the Federal Register on June 29, which defines the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act. The rule will impact activities on golf courses in, over or near these newly defined “waters of the U.S.” The rule is effective Aug. 28, 2015.
Help recruit new members, get rewarded
GCSAA's new Member-Get-A-Member program provides members with the opportunity to receive gift certificates for each new member they recruit. Members will also receive one entry into the grand prize drawing for an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2016 Golf Industry Show in San Diego.
Maintenance budget survey results released
GCSAA has released the results of the 2015 Maintenance Budget Survey Report, available to GCSAA Class A, SM, ISM and C members. You'll find average expenditures for all line items of superintendents' maintenance budgets for 2013 and 2014, and the average amount budgeted for 2015.
NovaSource expands fungicide recall
NovaSource is expanding its recall of two fungicides that it produces — ArmorTech ALT70 and Viceroy 70DF. The latest announcement expands the recall to cover all stocks of those two products, regardless of their production dates and batch numbers.
Update on Member Standards
GCSAA President John J. O’Keefe, CGCS, shares the latest information on the Member Standards proposal.