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Vol. 4, No. 4

Winter 2014

Park& SportsTurf MINNESOTA

MANAGERS ASSOCIATION NEWS

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE MINNESOTA PARK AND SPORTS TURF MANAGERS ASSOCIATION

VENDOR ISSUE

NORTHERN GREEN EXPO TIME IN MINNEAPOLIS JANUARY 14-16, 2015


PRESIDENT’S PERSPECTIVE

MPSTMA Annual Meeting Set for Jan. 15, 2015

MPSTMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS OFFICERS PRESIDENT BEN WALLIN NationalSports Center bwallin@nscsports.com

By BENJAMIN WALLIN MPSTMA President

My year as president of the Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Managers Association is nearing an end. As I look back, serving on the MPSTMA Board of Directors in general, and as its president in particular, was a very rewarding experience. Having input and seeing how events are put together gave me a new perspective of the association. MPSTMA has very dedicated individuals who look out for the best interests of association members. I recommend serving on the Board to all members. We have a new election taking place on Jan. 15 and no matter the outcome, we are going to have an outstanding group guiding the way for 2015. Next in line as MPSTMA President is Ben Boeding, CSFM, from the City of Eagan. Overcould the be past couple years, Boeding has ! I'm not saying any thing new, when I say finally winter season over. It's time to is about moreour than capable of handling theabout duties of president by participating in change showed gears andhe think sports fields and parks and not plowing our parking lots, shoveling side walks, and where we goingSTMA to put the next Snow-naumi? Breakhands-on out the our events, attending theare National convention and doing work at our grills, picnic tables, string lines and painters--the season has begun. It's time to put our Community Service Project. Make sure you cast your vote and also attend the Annual education and skills to the test. ! Meeting at 10:45 a.m., Thurs., Jan. 15 in Room 208AB. The what Northern Expo takes we place Jan. 14-16. If you have not made ! To recap has beenGreen happening in MPSTMA, had afrom great turnout for the spring workshop and the board wouldin like to thank who attended. would to personally the time to attend the past, everyone I recommend doing Iso thislike year. Besides the terrific educalike to thank theopportunities, committee members worked to put this event Our speakers Dickin the various tional it isthat a fun timehard to network with on. friends and peers Erickson spoke about the good old days at The Met; Ben Boeding newly named CSFM filled us green industry associations. in on taking the steps in obtaining certification; Patrick D. McGuiness, Attorney, Minneapolis, The MTGF Super Tuesday seminar, BEEinto AWARE: The Importance of gave a presentation on liability in or on our facilities; and we looked bridging the generation in the Landscape, takes place on Jan. 13. There is still time to register gap withPollinators Tim VanLoo of Iowa State University.! for this event and for the Northern Green Expo. ! The host site, University of Northwestern, is wonderful facility. We had some fantastic In closing, I want to thank the membership for the confidence in trusting me as your fall-off-the-bone ribs and some great conversation at the networking picnic held at the newly president. will incontinue to serve the and MPSTMA Past President. Our associarenovated North SideIPark St. Louis Park. Rickon Beane his crew Board put on aas great picnic right is small enough that every voice can be heard. We’d like your input on any improvedown totion the weather!! ments that can be made that would improve the quality of our association.

VICE PRESIDENT BEN BOEDING, CSFM City of Eagan ben.boeding@gmail.com TREASURER ROGER WEINBRENNER, CSFM University of St. Thomas reweinbrenne@stthomas.edu PAST PRESIDENT RICK BEANE City of St. Louis Park rbeane@stlouispark.org DIRECTORS GENERAL DIRECTOR MATT GROSJEAN University of Minnesota mgrosjea@umn.edu GENERAL DIRECTOR JERRY JACOBSEN The Blake Schools jjacobsen@theblakeschools.com

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Enjoy the summer!!

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Benjamin Wallin, President MPSTMA!

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Sincerely,

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR GARY RINGUS Property Props ringus@propertyprops.com COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR MATT CAVANAUGH University of Minnesota mattc@umn.edu MTGF REPRESENTATIVE PAUL GRIFFIN City of Woodbury pgriffin@ci.woodbury.mn.us MTGF REPRESENTATIVE JOE CHURCHILL Reinders Inc. jchurchill@reinders.com MPSTMA OFFICE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY JEFF TURTINEN 952-473-3722 P.O.Box617 Wayzata,MN55391 jeff.turtinen@mpstma.org

Benjamin Wallin President Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Managers Association

www.mpstma.org

Cycle Works Golf Supply Athletic Fields & Golf Courses Organic, Natural and Bio Products

Granularfertilizerw Liquidfertilizerw SoilAmendmentsw Crewclothingw Environmentalpestcontrols Watertreatmentw Conservationproductsw TerraMax(TazoB)productsw Athleticfieldcovers Soiltestingandanalysisw Syntheticturfw Battingcagematsw Injectionsystemsw Irrigationheadleveling

JIM O’NEILL 612-710-1718 jim@cycleworksgolfsupply.com

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MEMBERS OF: MPSTMA,MGCSA,GCSAA,MPGCMA

www.cycleworksgolfsupply.com www.mpstma.org

DOUG DANIEL 612-868-9615 doug@cycleworksgolfsupply.com

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MPSTMA VENDORS THIS EDITION IS DEDICATED TO MPSTMA MEMBER VENDORS WHO SUPPLY PRODUCT, EQUIPMENT & SERVICES TO PARK AND SPORTS TURF MANAGERS ANDERSON-JOHNSON ASSOCIATES, INC.

Withanextensivehistoryofover60years,Anderson-Johnson Associates,Inc.hasbeenprovidingleadershipinlandscapearchitecture asaMinnesotacorporationsince1992.Inadditiontoourlandscape architectureservices,AJAprovidessiteplanningandcivilengineering services.Weareamulti-disciplinaryfirmrecognizedforourknowledge andexperienceinprovidingprofessionalserviceswithahighlevelof expertise.AtAJAourspecialtyresidesinthedevelopmentofathletic facilities,multi-userecreationalfacilities,parks,schools,collegiatecampusesandhighperformanceballfields.Wearecommittedtothe achievementofqualitysitedevelopmentthroughmeticulousattentionto detailduringboththedesignandconstructionphasesoftheproject.At Anderson-JohnsonAssociateswearerecognizedbyourclientsandpartnersforourknowledgeandexperienceinsitedesignanddevelopment; combiningcivilengineeringwithlandscapearchitecturetoprovideacomprehensivepackage. JayPomeroy www.ajainc.net

763-544-7129

jpomeroy@ajainc.net

BARUSA

TheRoyalBarenbrugGroupisthegloballeaderinturfandforagegrass seedandlegumes.Withourinternationalfocus,weofferlocalsustainablesolutionswithaddedvaluetoendusersaroundtheworld.Weoffer continuitytoourcustomers,suppliersandshareholderswhilecreatingan inspiringandrewardingenvironmentforouremployees.Wefocuson Research&Developmentandthesuccessfulmarketingofinnovative products.Weaimtofurtherstrengthenourpositioninexistingmarkets andusethisstrongfoundationtoenternewmarkets.Wehaveapassion forgrassthatwesharewithourcustomersandgrowers. ChrisQuinlan www.barusa.com

608-807-8964

Wespecializeinbuildingparkshelters,concessionandrestroombuildingscomplete. JeffReiter320-250-0108jeffrey.reiter@custombuildersmn.com http://www.custombuildersmn.com

CYCLE WORKS GOLF SUPPLY

CycleWorksGolfSupplyisaregionaldistributioncompanythatoperates inMinnesota,ArizonaandFlorida.Wesupplytheturfindustrywithliquid andgranularfertilizers,mostlyorganicbased.Wealsohavealineoftraditionalgranularfertilizerandarecapableofcustomblendinggranular fertilizertoyourspecificrequirements.CWGShasbeeninbusinessfor 12yearsandhascontinuedtogrowbyaddingproductsandservicesthat helpourcustomersgrowandmaintainexcellentturf.Sinceourbeginning in2002wehaveaddedsuchproductsandservicesassoilamendment packages,composttea,solublecalciumandphosphorus,alineofamino acids,pondtreatmentproducts,soilwatermanagementproducts,irrigationandinjectionequipment,asprinklerheadlevelingsystem,artificial turfproductsforteelinesandsportsfields.Ourhardlinesalsoinclude greenscovers,athleticfieldcovers,netting,andbattingcagesynthetic mats.Otherservicesandproductsthatweprovideincludesoiltesting services,andcrewandeventclothing.Webelieveingivingbacktothe industryweserveandareactivemembersoftheMPSTMA,MGCSA, GCSAA,MPGCMA,andCactusandPineGCSA. JimO’Neill 612-710-1718 jim@cycleworksgolfsupply.com DougDaniel 612-868-9615 doug@cycleworksgolfsupply.com www.cycleworksgolfsupply.com

cquinlan@barusa.com

COMMUNITY LAWN CARE, INC.

ARochester-basedcompany;weareownedandstaffedbymembersof ourcommunity-wetakeprideintheappearanceofyourpropertyasyou do.Relyingonourextensivehorticulturaltrainingandexperience,we providescientificallybasedcareforyourentirelawn.Weapplyonlyprofessionalgradeproductsandemployprovenapplicationtechniques.And, whilenotsacrificingeffectiveness,weaimtousethesafestandmost sustainableproductspossible. NateKlicker 507-424-3330nate@communitylawncareinc.com www.communitylawncareinc.com

CUSHMAN MOTOR COMPANY, INC.

CushmanMotorCompanyisanindependentfamilyowedbusiness. We’vebeensupplyingourcustomerswithvehicles,tractorsandother typesofequipmentfromthesamelocationinMinneapolissince1949.In ourearlyyears,weweremostcloselyidentifiedwithCushmanbrand motorscootersandgolfcarts.Sincethattime,we’veevolvedintoamultifacetedsupplierofindustrialgradeequipmenttocustomersthroughout theMidwest.CushmanMotorCompanyisanauthorizeddistributorof 4X4tractorsmanufacturedbyVentrac,SteinerandHoldercompanies. WesellCushman,Columbia,VantageandWestwardbrandvehicles alongwithRyan,BillyGoatandFleetgroundscareproducts.Weoffera fulllineofpartsandfactorytrainedmechanicswhoserviceallofthe brandswesell. TimCommers 612-333-3487tim.commers@cushmanmotorco.com StevenScanlan 612-333-3487steve.scanlan@cushmanmotorco.com www.cushmanmotorco.com

CUSTOM BUILDERS, INC.

CBIisaGeneralContractorandConstructionManagerwhofocuseson SpecialtyParkConstruction.Wepromiseafirstclassservicebuilding, splashpads,skateparks,amphitheaters,plazas,pedestrianbridges, pavilions,shadestructures,playgrounds,walkingpathsandmuchmore.

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Learn more at GordonsProfessional.com or call Jeff Schmidt at 952.237.1060 Always read and follow label directions. Gordon’s® and Pronto® are registered trademarks of PBI-Gordon Corp. 11/14 03104

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ATHLETIC II

athletic grass mixture with RPR

Great in Grass® Athletic II is a high quality mix of Barenbrug’s award winning

RPR®

(Regenerating Perennial

Ryegrass®)

and two

proven Kentucky bluegrass varieties. Athletic II is ideal for sports fields due to it’s unrivaled traffic tolerance and unique ability of RPR to repair itself. No other perennial ryegrass on the market is as unique as RPR.

Athletic II with RPR comes in a yellow Barenbrug bag so you can rest assured you are receiving the highest quality seed available. Don’t take chances with your turf - rely on

Why Athletic II with RPR Self-repairing Excellent green color Fast establishment Dense turf High seed quality The varieties used in ATHLETIC II are: 50% RPR Regenerating perennial ryegrass 25% Barduke Kentucky bluegrass 25% Barimpala Kentucky bluegrass

Barenbrug for all your seed needs.

Athletic II with RPR One tough turf! - St. Paul (800) 882-5704

- Fargo (800) 474-7238

- Sioux Falls (800) 234-1965


D. ERVASTI SALES CO.

Findalltheturfandgroundsproductsfornaturalgrassandartificialturf playingsurfaces.D.ErvastiSalesCo.Servingthelocalandsurrounding areasformorethan30years,weprovidedirectsalestoschools,governments,businesses,minorandmajorleaguesinneedofsuppliesfortheir sportsfields,buildings,equipment,andindustrialplants.QualityService. Whetheryouneedmoundandhomeplateclayforyourballfields,oryou needspecialstripingpaints,weprovideavarietyofhigh-qualityproducts atcompetitiveprices,andwealwaysofferimpeccableserviceandcustomersatisfaction.Ordersportfieldproducts,industrial,municipal,and equipmentmaintenance-typeproducts.Contactusformoredetails. DarrellErvasti 320-654-9693 www.dervasti.com

dervasti@charter.net

FRONTIER AG & TURF

FrontierAg&Turfspecializesinagricultural,commercial,residential,golf &sports,powersports,andwindenergyproducts.Ourstoresarelocated in:NewRichmond,WI;Osceola,WI;TurtleLake,WI;Hastings,MN; Rosemount,MN,andCannonFalls,MN.Weareproudtocarryindustry leadingproductslike,JohnDeere,Stihl,Honda,KuhnKnight,Meyers, Polaris,ArcticCat,Dakota,Lastec,Geringhoff,andmanyothers!(seeour productlinespage).Ourphilosphyissimple;carrytopofthelineproductsandbackthemwiththebestpartsandserviceintheindustry. MarcInce715-246-6565marci@frontieragturf.com www.frontieragturf.com

FROST SERVICES, INC.

Wearecommitedtooffertopqualityproductsincludingbutarenotlimitedtothefollowing:PortaFlexportablefencing,sportsnets&customnettingfromCarronNetsandDouglas,Bolco,Hollywood,MagneticSaftey bases,maintenancesupplies,DiamondDry,DugoutCovers,benches, andportablepitchingmoundsfromPortoliteandTruePitch.Wewantto beyoursourceforallAthleticFieldandCourtSupplies.

FrostServicessuppliesequipment,partsandservicetothegolfcourse, turf,agriculture,nursery,greenhouse,landscapeandde-icingindustries. Wespecializeinsprayequipment,liquidhandling,chemicalmixing, chemicalinjection,foamfrostprotection,aswellascustomequipment. Wecarrybrandnamepumps,spraytipsandaccessoriesandwehave listedtopproductsthatareuniqueforgolfcourse,turf,agriculture,nursery,andspecialtyapplications.Brandsinclude:HYPRO,SHURflo,Arag, ACEROTOmold,ApacheHose,TitanProducts,andmore!

DaveHaack 507-327-8173 www.dhathletics.com

KenRost 800-621-7910 www.frostserv.com

DH ATHLETICS LLC

dave@dhathletics.com

FLAGSHIP RECREATION, INC.

ken@frostserv.com

GREENLIFE SUPPLY

Wemaketheplaygroundplanningprocesseasy!Wecanhelpyou choosethesite,andalsohelpyoudesignaplaygroundthatissafe, durableandforchildrenofallagesandabilities.We’llhelpyougetstartedonyourprojectwhilehelpingyouwithfinancingincludingfundraising andinstallation.Weofferfreeon-siteevaluationandconsultationtodiscusstheplaygroundpossibilitiesanddefineyourgoalsthatyouaretrying toaccomplishwiththeplayground.Wewillassessanoverallbudgetand theageofthechildrenwhowillbeusingtheequipment.Wewillwork withyoueverystepoftheway;fromconceptiontocompletion.

Since2005,GreenLifeSupplyhasbeenprovidingthecommunitywith qualitylandscapingproductsandfirstratecustomerservice.Ifyouare lookingforneworusedequipmentourstaffcanhelpfindexactlywhat youneed.Ifyouneedyourequipmentserviced,wearepartneredwith servicecenterwithfactorytrained,certifiedtechniciansthatarefriendly andhelpful.OurgoalatGreenLifeSupplyistoprovidetopqualityproductsandfivestarcustomerservice.Fromsalestoservicetoreplacement parts,atGreenLifeSupplyyou'llfindthehelpyouneedwhenyouneedit most!

GrantDesRoches www.playlsi.com

PeterFanjul 952-746-8975 www.greenlifesupply.com

763-550-7860

grant@flagshipplay.com

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EVERGREEN™ TURF COVERS

Outsmart Mother Nature... Year Round! With 30 years of field proven experience and the longest warranties, EVERGREEN™ from COVERMASTER is the smart choice

SMART EDGE TECHNOLOGY™ • Hems and grommets are not required • Unlike Polypro fabrics, EVERGREEN™ will not unravel • Can be cut to custom sizes and shapes on site • Anchor pins can be placed anywhere on the cover UNIQUE DESIGN CREATES A TRULY 4-SEASON TURF COVER • Winter blanket • Early spring green-up • Summer overseeding & repair • Frost protection • Extend your growing season BE SURE TO ASK FOR EVERGREEN™, THE ONE WITH COLOR • Provides additional light spectrum benefits for the turf • Choose color based on your climate

™ COVERMASTER AHEAD OF THE GAME Can be cut or shaped without fraying thanks to Smart Edge Technology™

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The with and without look of natural turf using the EVERGREEN™ cover

Call Toll Free: 1-800-387-5808 Int’l: 1-416-745-1811 • FAX: 416-742-6837 E-mail: info@covermaster.com www.covermaster.com © 2013 Covermaster Inc.

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covermaster.com/evad/

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HARTMAN COMPANIES, INC.

HartmanCompanies,Inc.isacomprehensiveproviderofenvironmental servicesthatsetsthestandardothersstrivetoachieve.Weearnourcustomers'trustandrespectwithacommitmenttoexcellence,professionalism,anddedicatedservice.Healthy,growingplantlifeisthecoreofour business,andfromtheveryfirstdaysofoperationwehavebeenfocused ongreenpractices.Wearecommittedtobeinggoodstewardsofthe environmentandweintegrateecologicallysoundpracticesintoeverythingthatwedo. TomWest 952-443-2958 www.hartmancompanies.com

tom@hartmancompanies.com

HIRSHFIELD'S DESIGN RESOURCE

Hirshfield’sDesignResourceservicesarchitects,interiordesigners,contractorsandbuildingprofessionalswithawidevarietyofqualitywallfinishesforhospitality,healthcare,corporateinteriors,tenantfinishesand commercialspaces.BasedoutoftheTwinCities,Hirshfield’scoversnine stateswithofficesinChicago,Milwaukee,St.Louis,KansasCityandDes Moinesassuringquickresponsetocustomer’sneedsandrequests. Hirshfield'sisafourthgeneration,familyownedcompanyinthedecoratingbusinessforover100years. ScottRusinak 612-374-0244 www.hirshfields.com

scottr.hirsh@hotmail.com

HUNTER INDUSTRIES

Huntersalesmanagersaretrustedfieldpartnersdedicatetosupporting theprofessionalirrigationmarket.Hunterisdedicatedtoconnectingour customerswithtrustedirrigationprofessionalswhoareknowledgeableof ourproductsandtheirproperusage.Hunterproductsaresoldthrougha worldwidenetworkofwholesaledistributorsandareinstalledbyprofessionalcontractors.Wecreateinnovative,high-qualitysolutionsfortheirrigation,outdoorlighting,andcustommoldingindustries. EricSimmons612-374-0244eric.simmons@hunterindustries.com www.hunterindustries.com

JRK SEED AND TURF SUPPLY

Upper-MidwestSupplierofTurfandPlantHealthCarerelatedproductsto thesportsturf,golf,municipalparks,lawncareandtreecareindustry.We specializeincustomturfseedblends,fertilizers,chemicals,infieldconditioners,moundclayanderosioncontrolproducts.WeofferArborJet Injectionequipmentandrelatedsolutionstoarboristsandplanthealth carespecialists.WehavelocationsinEagan,DelanoandLoretto. KevinManley www.jrkseed.com

651-361-8508

kmanley@jrkseed.com

KELLY GREEN IRRIGATION

Forover30years,KellyGreenIrrigationhasbeenaleaderinthedesign, installationandmaintenanceofirrigationsystems..KellyGreenIrrigation iscurrentlypositionedasoneofthetopthreeirrigationcontractorsinthe twincitiesarea.Instrumentalintheirrigationindustryforthepastthree decades,KellyGreenhasbeenhonoredwithnumerousawardsfromthe irrigationcommunityandplayedapivotalroleinestablishingtheIrrigation IndustryCommitteefortheMinnesotaNurseryLandscapeAssociation. Servicesinclude: Sprinklerinstallation;Springstartups;winterization; generalservice;consultation;irrigationdesignandwatermanagement. BobFredericks 952-884-1570rjfredericks@kellygreenirrigation.com DugganKelly 952-884-1570dkelly@kellygreenirrigation.com www.kellygreenirrigation.com

KROMER CO. LLC

KromerCo.LLCisahighlyspecializedUSmanufacturerofathleticfiield maintenanceequipmentwith40+yearsofexperienceinthefield. Ourinnovativeandadaptivelineofdurableequipmentisdesignedtoprepareyournatural/syntheticfieldsefficientlyandcosteffective. Weunderstandthattimeismoney.Liningfields,paintinglogos,grooming,spraying,disinfecting,removingthepaintfromsyntheticfieldsiswhat wehelpyoudo.Discoveryourselfwhysomanystadiumoperators,collegesanduniversities,prosportsteams,highschools,municipalitiesand theU.S.Governmenttrustourequipmenttogetthejobdone.| RonnPonath,President763-746-4040ronnponath@kromerco.com AlHentges 763-746-4040alhentges@kromerco.com JakeBlakeborough 763-746-4040jake@kromerco.com www.kromerco.com

Liquid

MINNESOTA WANNER COMPANY

De-Icing Equipment

MinnesotaWannerCompanyhasdecadesofexperiencebuildingtop quality,durablecustomsprayingequipment.Ourlargeinventoryof pumps,tanks,hose,reels,partsandaccessories,knowledgeablestaff andquickshippingmakeusthefirstchoiceofprofessionalswhendown timeiscritical. BillMcRae 952-929-1070 sales@minnesotawanner.com www.minnesotawanner.com

MLC, INC.

MainLineConsulting,Inc.specializesinirrigationdesign/consultingand projectmanagement.Weofferservicesoverawidespectrumofprojects -fromlargeresidentialprojectstocommercial,municipal,athleticcomplexesandgolfirrigation.Usingthelatestinirrigationdesignand AutoCADsoftwarewewillworkwithyoutodevelopacompleteconstructionpackagetoensureaccuratelayout,qualitycontrolsystems,aswell asdetailedrecordandaccurateas-builtdrawings.Weprovideaccurate costprojectionaswellasqualityprojectmanagementtoprovidethe“start tofinish”productthatiscriticaltothesuccessofeveryirrigationproject. JimRuzicka612-309-5109jim@mainlineconsulting.net www.mainlineconsulting.net

MTI DISTRIBUTING, INC.

Affordable, innovative and easy to use! 1-800-621-7910 Email: info@frostserv.com www.frostserv.com

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MTIDistributingistheUpperMidwest’sleadingsupplierofproductsand servicestothegreenindustries.Throughacombinationofexceptional productsandsuperiorservice.Weareinthebusinessofprovidinglandscapebeautificationsolutionstogolfcourses,schools,municipalities, landscapecontractors,andindependentdealers.MTIservesMinnesota, NorthDakota,SouthDakota,Wisconsin,Iowa,IllinoisandMissouri. ShaneAndrews 763-592-5639shane.andrews@mtidistributing.com BobFrank 763-592-5727bob.frank@mtidistributing.com NickGermann 763-592-5720nickpgermann@gmail.com LarryGorman 763-592-5720larry.gorman@mtidistributing.com www.mtidistributing.com

www.mpstma.org

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MUSCO SPORTS LIGHTING

Since1976,Muscohasfocusedonthedesignandmanufactureof sports-lightingsystems,fromhometownLittleLeague®fieldstoprofessionalsportsstadiumsaroundtheglobe.Offeringsolutionsforbothpermanentandtemporarylightingneeds,Muscohasattainedfirst-hand knowledgeoflightingissuesthataffectparticipants,spectators,andtelevision.Oursystemapproachmakessportslighting:Practical,affordable, andtrouble-free;simpletopurchase,install,andoperate;goodforyour budgetandtheenvironment.Thousandsofschools,cities,andfacility ownershavecountedonMuscoaspartoftheirteam,whileprovidingthe mostvaluefortheirsports-lightingbudget. CraigGallop www.musco.com

763-533-2030

craig.gallop@musco.com

NORTH AMERICAN SAFETY

NorthAmericanSafetymobilecancometoanysiteintheTwinCities. WeareanauthorizedCarharttdealerandalsooffer: SafetyVests Jackets T-Shirts SweatShirts RainGear Pants Hats CustomSigns Gloves Lights Eyewear EarProtection FootWear Respirators Cones FallProtection FireSafety FirstAid HardHats SafetyFence TrafficSafety CarrieTraxler 800-556-6581 www.northamericansafety.com

ctraxler@ordersafety.com

PAR AIDE PRODUCTS COMPANY

TheParAidenameisgroundedinalong-standingtraditionofinnovation andintegrity.Whenwestartedbackin1955,wemadeapromisetoproduceonlythehighest-qualityproductstonotonlymeet,butexceedour customers’expectations.We’veremainedfocusedoninnovation,quality, valueandsupport.Wehaveanundeniablepassionfordetailsthatdoesn’tstopwithourproducts.Welistentoourcustomers.Weimaginenew waystomakeourproductsmoreproductiveandfunctional. ScottMelling www.paraide.com

651-429-4513

scott@paraide.com

•SuperiorProjectManagement •PassionfortheIndustry •PondsandWaterfalls •Sod,SeedandHydroSeed •GradingandSitePrep •Landscaping

StevePeterson 651-257-6864speterson@petersoncompanies.net www.petersoncompanies.net

PIONEER ATHLETICS

PioneerAthleticsisadeveloperandmanufacturerofsyntheticandnaturalgrassfieldmarkingpaintandstripingequipment.Pioneersupplies over25,000highschools,universities,andprofessionalathleticorganizations.Establishedin1905,Pioneer’scommitmenttoresearchandproductimprovementmakestheirpaints,antimicrobialcoatings,striping machines,stencils,andathleticaccessoriestheofficialathleticfieldtools forchampions. DianePaulson 612-518-1107 www.pioneerathletics.com

PlaistedCompaniesminingreserveislocatedinElkRiverandoffersthe mostcompletelineofsandandgravelproductsavailableintheupper Midwest.Weoffermorethan200uniqueandinnovativeproducts. Andbecausewehaveourownfleetoftandems,tri-axels,Super7s, trucksandpups,andsemi-enddumpswecontinuetostrivetobethe standardforresponsivedeliveryoptionsinthefive-statearea.From Mulch,BlackDirt,Boulders,LandscapeRock,AllanBlockRetainingWall Block,KeystoneRetainingWallBlockandBorgertpavers.Plaisted Companieshaseverythingfromstarttofinishforyourlandscaping needs.Peat,Inc.isauniquegolf,sportsturfandhorticulturepeatsupply companyaffiliatedwithPlaistedCompanies.Wecancontrolthequalityof theprocessfrompeatharvesttofinalmix.Plaisted’sblendingservices andsandbusinessusesPeat,Inc.intheirproductstoo—soweunderstandtheimportanceofqualityandaconsistentlyexcellentproduct.

Sinceourestablishmentin1984,FlanaganSales,Inc.strivestoprovide captivatingplayenvironments,architecturallypleasingparkshelters,and safe,longlastingresilientsurfacingoptions.Ourcommitmenttocreating exceptionalrecreationalsettingshasledtomanywonderfulrelationships withourcustomersthroughoutMinnesota.Werepresentthefinestproductsintheplaygroundandshelterindustries-eachofferinganimpeccablereputationandarehighlyregardedfortheirproductinnovationand offering.Ourinstallationpartnersarefactorycertifiedandextremelycapabletoprovideturnkeyservicetoyoursatisfaction.Wewelcomethe opportunitytoworkwithyou. BrianFlanagan 651-633-0123wecanhelp@flanagansales.com www.flanagansales.com

PBI GORDON CORPORATION

PBIGordonCorporation,andemployee-ownedcompany,isthenation's leaderinprofessionalturf&ornamentalproductsandnooneknowsyour turflikewedo.Anywhereyouseebeautifulsportsturf,golfcourse,professionallandscapingorlawnmaintenance,there'sprobablyaPBI Gordonproductbehindit.PBIGordonproductsrangefrombroadleaf weedcontrolproductslikeTrimec,SpeedZone,Q4Plus&Brushmaster, insecticideslikeZylamLiquid,biostimulantslikeLaunchandmanymore. DonothesitatetocontactJeffSchmidtforanyturfrelatedquestions. JeffSchmidt800-884-3179jschmidt@pbigordon.com www.pbigordon.comwww.weedalert.com

dpaulson@pioneerathletics.com

PLAISTED COMPANIES, INC. / PEAT INC.

SteveYoung 612-840-3087 www.plaistedcompanies.com

PARKITECTURE

•OutstandingCustomerService •CommitmenttoSatisfaction •RetainingWallsandPavers •AggregateMaterials •Irrigation-SprinklingSystems

steve@plaistedcompanies.com

507-327-8173 dave@dhathletics.com ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦

Diamond Dry, Custom Dugout Covers Carron and Douglas Sports Nets, Custom Netting Portable Mounds from Portolite and True Pitch, Porta Flex- Portable Fencing Systems Bases, Homeplates, Pitching Rubbers from Bolco, Hollywood, and Mag Base Magnetic Base Systems Mound Covers, Field Maintenance Supplies Aerosol Field Paints Turf Mats for Baseball and Softball Soccer, Hockey, Basketball Goals and Nets Plus many other field and court supplies.

Check out our web site www.dhathletics.com

PETERSON COMPANIES, INC.

PetersonCompanies,Inc.offersalargevarietyofproductsandservices. Wehavestrivedtobecomea"one-stop-shop,"soourcustomersonly havetomakeonecalltoorganizealloftheirconstructionandlandscape needs.Ifyouareinterestedinaspecificproductorservicethatisnot shownonthissite,feelfreetocallus.Itisimportanttousthatourcustomers'needsaremet,anditispossiblethatwemaybeabletoprovide theproductorserviceyouarelookingfor. •InnovativeCustomDesign •TechnologyAdvancedEquipment

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•PremiumMaterials •SpeciallyTrainedEmployees

Your Source for all Athletic Field and Court Supplies

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MPSTMA NEWS 7


PROFESSIONAL TURF AND RENOVATION

PROPERTY PROPS, INC.

ProfessionalTurf&RenovationwasthefirstcompanyinMinnesotaspecializinginAthleticfieldturfmaintenance,renovation,designconsideration,andconstructiontechniquesforathleticfields.Establishedin1982, PTRisafamilyownedbusinessthathasworkedovertheyearsformany Cities,SchoolDistricts,Colleges,GolfCoursesandProfessionalteams. Duringthepast32yearsturfestablishmentofhighlevelathleticfields andmaintenanceafterestablishmenthasbeenourspecialty.Wehave alsobeenanactiveineducatingturfmanagersintheMidwestoffering seminars,andspeakingfrequentlyatNationalandStateconventions. Overtheyearswehavebeenmembersandsupportersofthe,MPTMA, MSTMA,MPSA,MGCSA,MASMSandtheMTGF,whichIwasthepast President.Westrivetotakeasincereandhonestapproachtoyourturf situationsbyconsideringyourmaintenancebudget,intendeduseand qualityexpectations.

PropertyPropsdevelopsproductswhichincreaseproductivityforgrounds maintenancecrewswithcollege,university,school,andothercommercial customersincludingmunicipal,state,county,andfederalgovernment agencies.OurFENCEGUARD productprovidesoptionsforexistingand newfenceinstallationswiththreedifferentdesigns.POSTGUARDs accomplishthesamebenefittoeliminatetrimmingwithtwooptions–one forsquarepostsandtheotherforu-channelsteelposts.Anotherlineof producthelpstodisplacetheweightofheavyequipmenttoprotectthe turffromdamageduringworkandtomaketransferofmaterialseasier overthosetemporaryworkpaths.SlatTraxisavailablewithafullsystem includinganattachmentforfrontendloaderandspoolassemblieswhich hydraulicallyrollout(andretrieve)100feetofheavydutyTraxonwhich equipmentcantravel.TheSlatTraxR.I.Y.(Roll-It-Yourself)productis availableinshorter8footlengthsformanualuse.

JohnHopko AndyHopko

GaryRingus 763-557-2809 MikePeschel 763-557-2809 www.propertyprops.com

763-263-2152 763-263-2152

jjhopko@izoom.net jjhopko@izoom.net

PROFILE®PRODUCTS / TURFACE ATHLETICS

Profile®ProductsLLC("Profile")producesacomprehensivelineofproductsforsoilmodification,erosioncontrolandplantestablishment. Profile'sindustry-leadingproductsandknowledgeresourcesarehoused inthreeprimarybusinesses.TheTurfaceAthletics™lineofproductsand servicesmaximizesportsfieldsafetyandperformance.ProfileGolf™ productsandresourceshelpgolfcoursearchitects,buildersandsuperintendentsfindthemosteffectivesolutionsforbothmaintenanceandconstruction.ProfileErosionControlSolutions(PECS™)encompassesa widerangeofproductstopreventerosionandestablishvegetationforthe golfcourse,transportation,landfillandcommercialandresidentialmarkets.Formoreinformation,pleasevisittheProfile®Productswebsite. JeffLangner 847-215-3454 jlangner@profileproducts.com www.turface.comandwww.profileproducts.com

ringus@propertyprops.com peschel@propertyprops.com

REINDERS, INC.

ReindershaslocationsinWisconsin,Minnesota,ChicagoandKansas City.InMinnesota,Reindersprovidesagronomicsolutionstoallgreen industrymarketsincludingsportsturf.Thecompanysellsmultiplelinesof grassseed,fertilizers,chemicalsandsoilamendmentsaswellaslandscapingtools,winterice/snowproductsandspreaders.Reindersleads withgreatproductsandservicewithfocusplacedonofferingsolutions andaffordableoptionstomaintainingballfields,groundsandotherlandscapeareas.With36yearsofgreenindustryservice,JoeChurchill,is Reinders’sportsturfspecialistandPlymouthstoremanager.Churchill’s primarygoalistoprovidevalueandtoassistprofessionalturfmanagers withenvironmentallyandeconomicallyresponsiblesolutionstotheirdaily turfandlandscapegrowingchallenges. JoeChurchill 612-790-7333 www.reinders.com

jchurchill@reinders.com

S & S TREE SPECIALISTS

S&STreeandLandscapingSpecialistshasjoinedDaveyTreeExpert Company,aleadingtree,turfandlandscapecompanythroughoutNorth America.S&Swillretainitsname.Weareproudtohaveonstafftheonly CertifiedSportsFieldManagerinprivatepracticewithover20years experience.Thisisjustonereasonwhywe’reuniquelyqualifiedtohandle yourathleticfieldlandscaping,renovation,constructionandmaintenance projects.Ourcustomersincludecityparkdepartments,publicandprivate highschools,collegesanduniversities,andprivatefacilities.Wealways workwithyouasateam,collaboratingwithdesigners,engineersand landscapearchitectstocompleteyourproject.Athleticfieldlandscaping, renovation,constructionandmaintenanceissecondnaturetoS&STree andLandscapingSpecialists.Ourextensivestaffofspecialists,ourfleet ofspecializedequipmentandourattentiontodetailensurethatyourathleticfieldsaredesigned,builtandmaintainedaccordingtothehighest standards. TomRudberg www.sstree.com

651-451-8907

tom@sstree.com

SCHARBER & SONS, INC.

LocatedinRogers,Scharber&Sonsdistributesthefollowingequipment brands:•JohnDeere•Echo•Dingo•Echo•FullLineofWorksite ProfessionalAttachments•JohnDeere•Long•Stihl•StihlChainSaws• Toro•ToroDingos•WoodmanChippers JohnBraunshausen 763-428-4107john.braunshausen@scharbers.com EricBrunelle 763-428-4107eric.brunelle@scharbers.com www.mnequipmentsolutions.com

SHAKOPEE MDEWAKANTON SIOUX COMMUNITY

TheShakopeeMdewakantonSioux(Dakota)Communityisafederally recognizedIndiantribeformallyorganizedunderfederalreservationstatusin1969.TheSMSCbuildsandmaintainsroads;constructsandmaintainswater,wastewater,andsewerservices;offerseducationalprograms foryouth;plowssnowystreets;maintainsenvironmentalsafeguards; monitorswildlifeandwetlandconditions;andutilizesalternativeenergy sourcessuchassolarandwindpower. AlFriedges952-403-7005allen.friedges@shakopeedakota.org www.shakopeedakota.org

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SHWADERS SPORTS TURF MANAGEMENT

ShwadersSportsTurfManagementdivisionhasexperiencedindividuals whohaveworkedonmajorleagueandminorleaguebaseballfields throughouttheUnitedStates.Wecanassistgroundsmanagers,coaches, cities,andleaguesimprovetheirathleticfieldsinmanyways.Doesyour pitcher’smoundhavetheproperslopeandisitsetattheproperdimensions?Doesyourinfieldholdwaterbecauseofpoorsurfacedrainage?Is yourturfweakorhavetoomanyweedsonyourfield?Giveusacalland wecantakecareofyourissues.Servicesofferedbutnotlimitedto: pitchersmound;homeplate;bullpenconstruction;pitchersmound;home plate;bullpenrenovationandmaintenance;Lasergradinginfieldsand warningtracks;logopaintingandfieldstriping;aerating,slitseeding,fertilization,andpestmanagement AdamFarrell 763-248-9559 www.shwaders.net

adam@shwaders.net

SPECIALTY TURF & AG

Wearededicatedtoprovidingyouwithnotonlythebestproductsavailableintheindustry,butalsothebestcustomersupportyoucanfind.At SpecialtyTurf&Agweprideourselvesinoursupportandservicetoyou asourcustomer.WeoffersoilsampletestinginIowa,Minnesota,North Dakota,SouthDakotaandWisconsin.SpecialtyTurfandAgpreserves theenvironmentanditslimitedresourceswhileprovidingthebestproductsavailableintheindustry. JohnWiley612-867-2036jwiley@specialtyturfag.com

SPORTS TECHNOLOGY, INC.

SportsTechnology,Inc.hasbeenservingMinnesotanswithhighquality athleticstructuresandsafetyequipmentsince1983.We’rededicatedto developingacustomdesignforyourspecificapplicationandbudget.We provideefficientinstallationofproductorwecanalsoprovidesupervision ofinstallation.Byworkingwiththedesigner,customerandinstaller, SportsTechnologyinsuresthattheprojectisdoneright.Wehaveover20 yearsofexperienceworkingdirectlywithcoaches,athleticdirectors, superintendents,parkandrecreationdirectors,cityadministrators,park maintenanceandbuilding&groundsdirectors.Youcanbeassuredthat

thejobwillbedonecorrectly,meetingyourdeadline,andstayingwithin yourbudget.Ourfamilybusinesswillinsureyouwithapleasurablebuyingexperience,buildingastrongworkingrelationshipforyearstocome. Ourdedicationistoourcustomers.Westandbytheproductsweselland install.SportsTechnologytakestheheadachesoutofprojectsand replacesitwithsatisfaction. HarlanGallop763-546-0437hgallop@sportstechnologyinc.com www.sportstechnologyinc.com

ST. CROIX RECREATION COMPANY

Familyownedbusinessinoperationforover30years.St.CroixrepresentsBCIBurkePlayEquipment,PilotRock,CoverworxShelters,Most DependableFountains&WabashValleywhichareallonthestatecontractandaremanufacturedintheMidwest.Thiswillsaveyoutimeinthe purchasingprocessandmoneyinthefreight.ThebestpartofSt.Croix Recreationisourcustomerservice.Referencesavailableuponrequest. JohnnieJohnsen MikeBasich ChristopherJohnsen www.funplaygrounds.com

651-430-1247 612-369-6950 651-430-1247

jj@stcroixrec.com mb@stcroixrec.com cj@stcroixrec.com

ST. CROIX TREE SERVICE, INC.

St.CroixTreeServiceisaproviderofallservicesrelatedtotreecareand planting.Incorporatedin1974,weservetheentiremetroareawithoffices intheeastandwestmetroareas.Wehaveahighlytrainedprofessional staffdedicatedtomeetingwhatevertheneedsofthetreesare:whether thatbediseaseorinsecttreatment,fertilization,plantingortransplanting, pruning,orremoval.Weemploythemostuptodatetechnologyand trainingavailabletoensurethatourclientsarealwaysreceivingthebest servicepossible.WeofferfreeconsultationsandestimateswithISA Certifiedarborists. ChrisMuehleck 651-770-3744cmuehleck@stcroixtreeservice.com www.stcroixtreeservice.com

Town &Country Landscaping of Rogers, Inc.

Mike Brunelle

612-817-5296

Our new KORO TOPMAKER removes by stripping the face of the field sod or existing turf. The sod or turf is then loaded into a truck and hauled off-site. This process is better for a field’s future when making corrections versus roto-tilling existing sod or turf back into the ground.

magicturfs@msn.com SERVICES

• Sodding

• Seeding • Over Seeding • Laser Leveling

• • • •

• • • •

Grading Spraying Aeration Maintenance

Fertilizing Detailing Consulting Soil Corrections

Athletic Field

Golf Course

Construction Re-Construction Maintenance

Tee Construction Re-Construction

www.magicturfs.com

Here Today, Lawn Tomorrow!

11920 Park Dr., Rogers, MN 55374 WINTER 2014

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SUPERIOR TECH PRODUCTS

Weprovidestateoftheartmaintenanceproductstonaturalandartificial turfprofessionals. RickGabler RickGrannes www.stproots.com

612-804-8247 612-490-8033

rickg@stproots.com rgran@stproots.com

TerraMaxproducesBacterialinoculatesforTurf.TAZO ® isastabilized formofAzospirillumbacteriathatcanbeappliedtoexistingturfandseed. Thisbacteriasignificantlyincreasesrootgrowth(62-108%).ItalsoconvertstheNintheairspacestoaformthatisavailabletotheplants. Thesetwofunctionssignificantlyincreasethehealthoftheturf.Theturf becomesmoretolerantofdrought.diseases,andwear.Whenusedat seeding,standdensityandplantemergenceseemstobegreatly improved.Clickonthe"SalesGuide"onthewebsitetoviewphotos,test results,andlearnmoreaboutthebacteria.TerraMAXproducesadigestivebacterialblendthatbreaksdowncarboncompoundslikethatchand variouspesticidesandtheircarriers.TerraMaxalsohasotherturf enhancementproducts,pleasevisitorwebsiteatwww.terramaxturf.com. mgkelly100@yahoo.com

THE TESSMAN COMPANY

TheTessmanCompanyisawholesaledistributorthathasbeenserving thegreenIndustrysince1950.OurSt.Paul,FargoandSiouxFallslocationsprovideproductsforlawncareprofessionals,sportsturfprofessionals,landscapers,golfcourses,greenhousesandnurseries.Wespecialize inturfandgreenhousefertilizersandchemicals,grassseed,landscape supplies,growersoilsandplasticsandmanyotherproducts.Wealsoare asupplieroficemeltingproducts. TomThul 651-755-8394 JeffJensen 612-710-3740 MarkPoppitz 612-940-5727 WolfWeber 612-325-5411 DonBelkengren www.tessmanseed.com

THE TORO COMPANY

tthul@tessmanseed.com jjensen@tessmanseed.com mpoppitz@tessmanseed.com wweber@tessmanseed.com

TheToroCompanyisaleadingworldwideproviderofinnovativeturf, landscape,rentalandconstructionequipment,andirrigationandoutdoor lightingsolutions.Withsalesofmorethan$1.9billioninfiscal2012, Toro’sglobalpresenceextendstomorethan90countriesthroughstrong relationshipsbuiltonintegrityandtrust,constantinnovation,andacommitmenttohelpingcustomersenrichthebeauty,productivityandsustainabilityoftheland.Since1914,thecompanyhasbuiltatraditionofexcellencearoundanumberofstrongbrandstohelpcustomerscareforgolf courses,sportsfields,publicgreenspaces,commercialandresidential properties,andagriculturalfields.

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952-887-7906 952-887-8806 952-887-7101 952-887-7936 952-887-8640

boyd.montgomery@toro.com dale.getz@toro.com paula.sliefert@toro.com peter.whitacre@toro.com jon.almquist@toro.com

TITAN MACHINERY

TerraMAX, INC.

MikeKelly 612-919-2039 www.terramaxturf.com

BoydMontgomery DaleGetz,CSFM PaulaSliefert PeterWhitacre JonAlmquist www.toro.com

TitanMachineryrepresentsadiversifiedmixofagricultural,construction, andconsumerproductdealershipsacrossmuchoftheupperMidwest andEurope.OurSharedResourceheadquartersisbasedintheheartof theRedRiverValleyinWestFargo,ND.Our106NorthAmericandealershipsarelocatedinArizona,Colorado,Iowa,Minnesota,Montana, Nebraska,NewMexico,NorthDakota,SouthDakota,Wisconsin, Wyoming,aswellas13EuropeandealershipsinBulgariaandRomania. TitanMachineryisadealerforCaseIH,CaseConstruction,New Holland,andNewHollandConstruction.WealsorepresentTitanRentals, TitanAggregateandavariedlistofshortlineequipmenttomeetspecializedcustomerdemandandnicheproductneeds.Formerly,Carlson Tractor,wehaveparts,servicewithservicetruckstorepairinthefield. WehandleNewHollandSkidsteerloaders,tractorloaderbackhoes, KobelcoExcavatorfullline;KawasakiWheelloaders;JLG LiftsAll, Paladinproducts,Virningattachment;Pronovostsnowblowers,Woods equipment;Alamomowers;Edneyproducts;interstatetrailers;Redi-Haul trailers;Yorkrakesandproducts;BTI hammers,andErskineattachments. Wecanhelpyouwithallyourneeds. AndyBethel 952-445-5400 FredSenger 651-423-2222 www.titanmachinery.com

andy.bethel@titanmachinery.com fred.senger@titanmachinery.com

TODD WICHMAN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

Landscapearchitectureandurbandesign,siteplanninganddesign, sportsfacilityplanninganddesign.ToddWichman'sexpertiseasalandscapearchitectlieinsitemasterplanninganddesign.Withwaterissues beingparamounttosuccessfulsiteplanninganddesign,Toddunderstandsthemyriadissuesfacingsitedevelopmentandsupportsandpromotessustainablesitedesignmethodsandintegratedstormwatermanagementsolutionswherepractical.HeisanadvocatebothfortheASLA andhislocalchapteroftheUSGBCaswellasstronglysupportsthe SustainableSitesInitiative(www.sustainablesites.org).Specialtiesinclude Education-K-12siteandlandscapeplanninganddesign;HealthcareTherapeuticandhealinggardenplanninganddesign,andparks&recreation/athletics-sitebasedrecreationalandsportfacilityplanningand design,includinghighperformancefilled-turfsystems/syntheticturf design&specificationsandhighperformanceathleticfielddesignand specifications.Runningtrack(andfieldevents)design&specifications. ToddWichman,FASLA651-222-6781 twichman@twichmanla.com www.twichmanla.com

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TOWN & COUNTRY FENCE

Town&CountryFenceisyourbestsourceforcommercialfencingand accesscontrolneeds.WeofferCityDeskservicesforyourMaterials-Only needs…oryoucanhaveyourentireprojectcompletedwithour ProfessionalInstallationServices.Chain-linkFence,WoodPrivacy Fence,PVCFence,SteelOrnamentalFence,AluminumOrnamental Fence.Backstops,TennisCourts,BattingCages,HockeyRinks,Crowd Control,SecurityFence,Gates,Turnstiles,ElectricGateOperators, AccessControlEquipment…wedoitall.Welookforwardtoworking togetherwithyouonyourfutureprojects! JeffBecker 763-425-5050 MarkWassink 763-425-9006 MikeBistodeau 763-425-9006 www.tcfence.com

jeffb@tcfence.com markw@tcfence.com mikeb@tcfence.com

TOWN & COUNTRY LANDSCAPING OF ROGERS, INC.

Wearealandscapingcompanywhichdealswiththeconstruction,reconstructionanddetailingofalltypesofAthleticFields,Parks,andGolf Courseprojects.Weespeciallyliketodoballfieldrefurbishingeveryfall forthemanyorganizationsthatwehaveforcustomers,thatweenjoy workingwithverymuch.Ourcapabilitiesandequipmentlineallowsusto docrowning,grading,lazergrading,repairingfieldissues,seeding,overseeding,sodding,topdressing,soilcorrections,aeration,fieldscreening, aglimeinstallationandcorrections,fieldedgingandtrimming.Wealso haveourcommercialpesticideapplicatorslicensewhichallowsusto assistyouwithcontrolingweedandpestissuesthatyoumayhave.With ourlazerandgradingcapabilities,wealsohaveafuntimewithconstructingandreconstructinggolfcourseteeanddrivingranges.Forthegroups thatareourregularclients,andforallofthepromotingthatyoudoforus. Itmeansalottousknowingthatyouarehappywithourwork,anddonot mindsharingthatinformationwithothers.Ourwebsiteoffersaglimpseof someoftheprojectsthatwehavedone.Wewouldbeexcitedtovisitwith youonanyfutureprojectsorneedsthatyoumayhave. MikeBrunelle BobCopeland www.magicturfs.com

612-817-5296

magicturfs@msn.com

Tri-StateBobcat,Incoffersthecustomerauniqueonestopshopexperienceforalloftheirequipmentneedsbyofferingthefollowingproduct lines;Bobcat,Bandit,BigTow,Finn,Stihl,ToroandWacker.Tri-State BobcatisMinnesota’slargestAuthorizedfulllineBobcatdealeroffering Bobcatloaders,excavators,Toolcats,utilityvehicles,andthelargest selectionofattachmentsavailable.Banditisanindustryleaderinhandfedchippersandstumpgrinders.Whenyouneedatrailerthatworksas hardasyoudo,youneedaBigTow.FINN’sexperienceofover70years bringinginnovativetechnologiestothelandscapeanderosioncontrol marketshasfirmlyestablisheditasaqualitycompanywithqualityproducts.STIHL,fromblowersandtrimmerstochainsawsandchopsaws,is themostrecognizednameinoutdoorpowertools.TorocompactequipmentincludesDingoloaders,stumpgrindersandtrenchers.Wackeris thegloballeaderinlightandcompactequipmentwithawideselectionof compaction,concrete,demolition,utilityproducts,andwheelloaders. patricks@tristatebobcat.com

TRUGREEN

TruGreenisaleaderincommerciallawnandlandscapeservicesinNorth America.Frombasiclawncaretototallandscapedesign,we’rethesingle-sourceproviderforallyourlandscapeneeds.Ahealthy,well-groomed landscapeisimportanttoyourbusinessimageandimportanttoyourbottomline. MarkSullivan 952-895-3460 www.trugreen.com

marksullivan@trugreenmail.com

TURFCO MANUFACTURING CO.

Asmaintenancepracticeshavechangedandgrown,sohasourproduct line.Yourtopdressingprogramislikelytailoredtoyourspecificneedsand conditions.Ourexpansiveproductlineensuresthatwehavetheright topdresserandmaterialhandlerforyourspecificprogram.WithTurfco turfmaintenanceequipment,youcanfocusonyourprogramratherthan tryingtoadaptyourprogramtowhatyourequipmentcando. GregBrodd www.turfco.com

763-785-1000

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TurfwerksisadivisionofDavisEquipmentheadquarteredinJohnston Iowa.Wecurrentlyhavefivelocationslocatedinthe"Heartlandof America."WearebasedoutofourTwinCitieslocationhereinEagan Minnesota.Turfwerksisanindustryleadingdistributer/dealerofGolfand Turfmaintenanceequipment.OurmainlineofJacobseniscomplementedwellwithanumberofqualityalliedlines;including,Cushman,Turfco, Smithco,Redexim,ParAide,Standard,Seago,Progressive,Buffaloand more. Troyvon Holdt 612-802-3149 GregBondy 612-308-0102 www.turfwerks.com

troyv@turfwerks.com gbondy@turfwerks.com

WAHL'S ENTERPRISES

Innovativeturfequipmentforaerification,thatchremoval,seedingand more.Wehaveproductsproventosavetimeandmoneyforgolfcourse superintendents,sportsfieldsmanagers,landscapersandotherturfprofessionals.ProducthighlightsincludesCorelessAerificationwiththe AERA-vatornowavailablewiththreeinterchangeablerotorshaftoptions forincreasedversatility.Two-in-onePatentedfeedwheelsformetering bothlargeandsmallseedvarieties.Thisallowsaccuratecalibrationwith bothlargeandsmallseedsizeswithoutaddingaseparatesmallseedbox. TomWahl 952-469-5327 www.wahlsenterprises.com

anniemw@visi.com

WATCH DOG GOOSE PATROL

WatchDogGoosePatrolisacompanylocatedinRoseville.Wetake prideinourproductsandstandbehindtheirqualityandeffectivenesswith a30-daymoneybackguarantee.Ourdogdecoyshavebeenmovingin thewindallovertheUnitedStatesandCanadakeepinggeeseaway. Recently,ourcustomersstartedcontactingustotellushowgreatitisto nothavegeeseontheirpropertiesandinformedusthatourdogdecoys keptthedeerawaytoo!Keepingdeerawayhashelpedtheirshrubs, berries,andflowersgrowwithoutbeingdestroyedbynibblingdeer. SarahJohnson 651-340-7512contactus@watchdoggoosepatrol.com www.watchdoggoosepatrol.com

TRI STATE BOBCAT, INC.

PatrickSchoen 651-407-3727 www.tristatebobcat.com

TURFWERKS

WINFIELD

WinFieldhasthetechnicalknow-how,proprietarytoolsandresearchbasedsolutionsyoucantrustforsuccesstoday,tomorrowandbeyond. LooktoWinFieldfortheexpertiseyouneedtowininthefieldandinthe marketplace.Ourunmatchedagriculturalexpertiseprovidesgrowers, dealersandotherpartnerswiththecompetitiveedgenecessarytowinin thefieldandsucceedintoday’schallengingmarketplace.WinField™is dedicatedtoservingthegolf,lawnandsportsturf,ornamental,pestcontrol,andaquaticsandvegetationmanagementindustries. KevinLeeper651-315-4397kmleeper@landolakes.com www.winfield.com

ZLIMEN & McGUINES

Zlimen&McGuinessarehard-workingattorneysforhardworkingclients. Everwonderwhetheryoucanputaforemanonsalary,ortryingtofigure outthebestwaytowriteacontractforusewithhomeowners?TheattorneysatZlimen&McGuinesscanhelp.Withextensivegreenindustry experienceaslaborers,businessowners,andnowattorneys,wespeak yourlanguage.Weunderstandpavers,retainingwalls,irrigation,arboriculture,gardenmaintenance,lawnandgroundsmaintenance,andmore. ServicesweprovidetotheGreenIndustry: -BusinessFormationandAdvising -DisputeResolutionandLitigation -EmploymentLaw,handbooks,hiringandtermination -ComplianceAssistance:DepartmentofLabor,OSHA,Revenue -Mechanic’sLiensandCollections -ContractDraftingandAdvising PatrickMcGuiness651-331-6500info@zmattorneys.com www.zmattorneys.com

gbrodd@turfco.com

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