Latest news releases from our Turf & Ornamentals segment.
Waukegan, Illinois (August 1, 2012) – As of July 24, 2012, the U.S. Drought Monitor map showed greater than 80% of the United States experiencing conditions from abnormally dry (D0) to exceptional drought (D4), causing turf managers to work diligently in order to maintain adequate playing surfaces.
Waukegan, Illinois (May 19, 2011) – Precision Laboratories announced the results from their Earth Day social media event that took place last month. The company ran a one-day donation campaign to urge participation from the industry to help make up to a $5,000 donation to The Environmental Institute for Golf (EIFG). Precision Laboratories reported strong engagement from the turfgrass community and great support from key influencers who helped spread the word in their social media communities.
Waukegan, Illinois (April 11, 2011) – Earth Day is Friday, April 22, and Precision Laboratories, a leading provider of specialized chemistry for green industries, is counting on the help of turf professionals to raise funds for The Environmental Institute for Golf. On Earth Day, every time an individual scans the provided Microsoft® Tag with their smart phone, becomes a fan of the company on Facebook, or follows the company on Twitter, Precision Laboratories will make a $5 donation per event – up to $5,000 – to the golf charity.
Waukegan, Illinois (April 5, 2011) – Precision Laboratories is leading the turf industry with its inclusion of Microsoft® Tags, a variation of Quick Response or QR codes, on their product labels, marketing collateral and business cards. Tags are accessed with any smart phone and provide instant access to educational resources such as videos, technical sheets, case studies and other online resources.
Waukegan, Illinois (March 29, 2011) – While water management continues to be a primary concern for turf professionals, Precision Laboratories launched a Web-based application that determines water- saving soil surfactant options based on turf and soil type, climatic conditions, and irrigation and application practices.
Waukegan, Illinois (April 1, 2010) – Uptake Technology™, a new line of plant nutrient products from Precision Laboratories, combines essential plant nutrients along with a built-in adjuvant package for enhanced fertilizer performance, resulting in optimum plant color and quality. In addition, its concentrated formula allows for a lower use rate, so superintendents have less product to handle and store.