Alabama Turfgrass Association2020-04-25T11:25:15-06:00


From the President’s Pen
ATA Annual Sponsors
Calendar of Events

ATA Member Spotlight on
Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Jimmy Pursell, Jr.

Mr. Jimmy Pursell has been a steadfast and staunch supporter of our Industry. It was with honor that we dedicated this award to him in 2019…
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Pinoxaden is a new active ingredient that was released by Syngenta for turfgrass use in September of 2018 under the trade name Manuscript…
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Turfgrass Certification

The Southern Seed Certification Association, Inc. (hereafter called the Association or SSCA) is a non-profit organization incorporated under laws of the State of Alabama…
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Something Old and Something New for the Fifth Deep South Turf Expo

The Deep South Turf Expo celebrated its fifth year in Biloxi, September 30th through October 3rd, 2019!
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Road Show Presentations

A schedule of the 2020 ATA Roadshows and synopses of the presentations scheduled…
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Dear Members,

Our parks, gardens, lawns, sports fields and golf courses offer space for play and relaxation and are essential for health. Maintaining them is important not only for aesthetic reasons, but for reasons of safety and security as well. These resources are an investment that should be protected as far as possible during the general shut-down of businesses due to COVID-19.

Routine maintenance to turfgrass can be handled safely for workers and many, such as golf courses, also allow the public to congregate for exercise with a minimum of social interaction.

We hope you can use this down time to rest your fields, as needed, and maintain good maintenance practices. The Alabama Turfgrass Association considers the health and safety of our members, their families and the people of Alabama of first importance. We urge everyone to follow the CDC guidelines and practice safe social distancing as they work.

We look forward to emerging from this unprecedented challenge as a strong and viable Association, state and nation and returning to our regular schedule soon.

Stay well,

Deven Peek President Alabama Turfgrass Association

COVID-19 Information From ATA