KENNEWICK, Wash. – In early October at the annual meeting of the Northwest Turfgrass Association, Jason Otto, sales representative for Planet Turf, was elected to the board of the Northwest Turfgrass Association. Otto was one of three new members elected.

The Northwest Turfgrass Association exists to support its local GCSAA chapters by funding and promoting research projects to benefit turf managers.

Planet Turf is located in Spokane Wash. Established in 1999 by Jim Connolly, former USGA agronomist and international sports turf consultant, Planet Turf sells high-quality fertilizer and maintenance products along with technical services such as soil and tissue testing.