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May 4, 2020
(Not) Business as Usual: Florida Industry Braces for COVID Impacts Building was booming and real estate sales were brisk.  Beaches were crowded, golf courses filled with seasonal residents, and lawn renovations and installations were in full swing.  It was spring and Florida was being – well, Florida. But as alarm over the Coronavirus increased and...
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We’ll Get Through This, Together by Travis Council, President, Turfgrass Producers of Florida I write to you today several weeks into the fight against COVID-19, hoping that by the time this newsletter reaches you we’ll have “flattened the curve” and are beginning to heal. At our farm, we’ve been blessed to work every day through...
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Genetic Fingerprinting for St. Augustinegrass By Jamie Buhlman Genetic Sequencing is helpful for differentiating known turf cultivars, and as we build the database of samples, will be helpful for developing a template for identifying older cultivars. Read more about the process here:  Genetic Fingerprinting of St. Augustinegrass Using Simple Sequence Repeats (SSRs)   Jamie Buhlman...
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The Art & Science of Collecting Accounts Receivable By Mac Carraway, Carraway Consulting With the current upheaval in many segments of the economy, collecting your accounts receivable (AR) has probably already become more difficult. Collections can be a tricky business, even in good times. But there are steps you can take that work, as proven...
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The 2020 Spring Clippings newsletter is now online!  Read the full issue, including these stories, here: 20 SPRING Clippings Newsletter In this issue: Florida Industry Braces for COVID Impacts We’ll Get Through This, Together (A Message from TPF President Travis Council) The Art & Science of Collecting Receivables Growing Better 2021 – We’re Heading Back...
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