Bayer CropScience gives $5,000 grant to Wisconsin school

Bayer CropScience recently gave a $5,000 grant to Bay Port High School in Green Bay, Wisconsin, through the company’s Thankful4Ag initiative, which provided 200,000 meals to needy families over the holidays. The grant money will be used to purchase up to three new hydroponic systems to grow produce without soil, along with the necessary lighting accessories and nutrients. Read More »

Wheat Growers earn yield honors at competition

Five member-owners of Wheat Growers recently earned honors at corn, sorghum, and soybean competitions in North and South Dakota. The producers had more yields that the national averages. Quandt Bros. of Oakes, North Dakota, was one of the winners of the National Corn Growers Association Yield Contest. They earned second place with 230.2315 bushels per acre in the No-Till/Strip-Till Non-Irrigated category. Read More »

RISE holds annual golf industry issues meeting

The Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) held an annual Industry Issues breakfast for golf course superintendents and members at the Golf Industry Show, discussing the organization's five-year plan and other items Feb. 20. Aaron Hobbs, RISE President gave an overview of the strategic plan through 2020 with the goal of industry leaders to create clean places of work and recreation. Read More »