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Author(s):Snyder, Pete
Author Affiliation:Executive Director, FTGA and Editor, Florida Turf Digest
Title:Resolve to get involved
Column Name:From the executive director
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Source:Florida Turf Digest. Vol. 29, No. 1, January/February 2012, p. 8.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Franklin, TN: Leading Edge Communications
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Fertilizer regulations; State legislation
Abstract/Contents:Discusses bills HB 421 and SB 604, legislation that allows DACS-certified professionals to apply fertilizers. Mentions the numerous Florida-based associations that united in support of the bills. Describes the various efforts engaged including a taskforce, weekly conference calls, phone calls, and emails. Details opposition received from the Sierra Club, highlighting potentially deceptive language and scare tactics used. Concludes that HB 421 passed by a vote of 9-6, and encourages members to make "resolve to get involved" their 2012 motto.
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Snyder, P. 2012. Resolve to get involved. Fla. Turf Dig. 29(1):p. 8.
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