RMRTA show posts record attendance

RMRTA show posts record attendance


DENVER – The 48th annual Rocky Mountain Regional Turfgrass Association (RMRTA) posted a record high attendance of 1,600 people here December 5– 7. The event featured 200 exhibitors and a successful educational program that included speakers such as Dr. John Ball, South Dakota University, Dr. Roch Gaussoin, University of NebraskaLincoln, and Dr. Bruce Branham, University of Illinois.

RMRTA presented the 2001 Turf Professional of the Year Award to the Denver Broncos’ turf management staff and the association’s Distinguished Service Award went to John Gibson at the Swingle Tree Company.

Every year the Rocky Mountain Turfgrass Research Foundation (RMTRF) raises money for the Jackie Butler Endowment Fund through a silent auction that is held at the trade show. This year the foundation was able to raise over $5,000.

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