Florida GCSA helps university lab step into the future The chapter is helping the University of Florida research center in Fort Lauderdale upgrade its nutrient-testing capabilities to better help turf managers throughout the st... News and people briefs Nufarm extends rewards deadline for fire-affected customers in California, Widenmann recognizes top sales performers, PBI-Gordon prolongs EOP in wake of hurricanes. Tru-Turf lineup includes new lightweight roller The R50-11 handles contours with ease without gaps or creases. Michigan State researchers offer advice for warm, dry autumn conditions Warm, dry weather has created an interesting challenge for fall turf management.
Dennis Hurley and Zach Boudreaux, Turf Drainage Co. of America: Master drainage plans
Nov 07 2017Every successful drainage project begins with a plan. Dennis Hurley, president of Turf Drainage Co. of America, has prepared hundreds of drainage plans for golf courses throughout the country. In this TurfNet University Webinar, Hurley and design associate Zach Boudreaux will discuss the benefits...
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posted Oct 19 2017 by Barry Gardner"Hello all anyone had any experiences with their air 2g2 seeming to draw air into the fuel system, bubbles can be seen in the fuel filter, when the fuel level in the tank drops to half full or less?..."
- Off-Season Education Option: TurfNet's 2018 Trip to BIGGA's Conference in the UK
posted Oct 14 2017 by Jon Kiger"Based on the success of the TurfNet Members Education Trip to BIGGA's BTME conference in January 2017 we have put together another turnkey package to the same conference in Harrogate, Yorkshire, En..."
- Jake eclipse2 122f
posted Oct 13 2017 by Richard Caughey"Looking at eclipse 2 for greens mowing , Cut is excellent ! Looking for some feed back we currently mow at .110 with toro flex 21 which has been a decent mower. Rich "
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Latest from the blogs...
Here at the 'Rock
- Never Say Dye
"For our annual Halloween tale of horror, we present "Never Say Dye". Long ago, in primitive golfland, I stupidly stepped into the shoes of a superintendent who escaped resigned from a haunted economically stressed golf course and subsequently ran off accepted another offer. Before he left, he tol..." Read more →
THE PIN SHEET
LIVING LEGENDS: Where are they now?
- David Stone, of The Honors Course in Ooltewah, TN
"In this episode of Living Legends, presented by the Nufarm Insider, host John Reitman chats with David Stone, retired superintendent at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, TN. Stone had been at The Honors Course since construction in 1982 (that's 35 years for anyone counting) and u..." Read more →
- Mike Huck: The California drought is over... what's next?
"In this episode of Frankly Speaking, I chat with Mike Huck of Irrigation and Turf Services in Orange County, CA, one of the foremost experts in water availability, usage, regulation and what it all means for the golf course industry. We talk about the end of the California..." Read more →
DAVE WILBER: The Turfgrass Zealot
- The Joy and Agony of Preparing for a Turf Talk "I don't do many speaking gigs. That seems weird for a guy who loves and eats and drinks communication. It's not that I'm afraid of public speaking. That fear went away long ago. It's not that I don't love the actual events. I marvel at the quality of the education that is pre..." Read more →
TurfNet on Tour:
Kevin Ross at the Solheim Cup
- Takeaways from a milestone event...
"Back in June, I was headed home from a trip to Minneapolis to visit my son, who had been interning at Toro. My route took me through Des Moines, Iowa, so I decided to visit Rick Tegtmeier. This was my first visit to Des Moines Golf & Country Club, and Rick was anxious to show me around. So, out..." Read more →
The Mindful Superintendent
- Fatigued? Recharge your creative mind space...
"Throughout the years writing this blog, I always find the September edition the toughest one. Being a superintendent/GM in the northeastern portion of the continent is always difficult this time of year. You are worn out by the season, many of your younger staff members have returned to their stu..." Read more →
THE RENOVATION REPORT
- Renovation Report: North Ridge Country Club with Butch Sheffield
In this episode of the TurfNet Renovation Report, presented by Golf Preservations and Jacobsen, host Jon Kiger chats with Butch Sheffield, long-time superintendent at North Ridge Country Club, about the recent practice facility renovatio... Read more →
THE LADDER TurfNetRADIO podcast series
- Anthony Williams, CGCS, on the changing role of assistants
"In this episode of The Ladder, presented by STEC Equipment, host John Reitman chats with Anthony Williams, CGCS, of TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas in Irving, TX. The conversation revolves around the role of the assistant superintendent and how it has changed dramatical..." Read more →
Third Way Green
- Moving Beyond Sustainability
"Sustainability as relates to the landscape is difficult to define. I mostly know what it is, but at the same time I'm not really sure. The word itself seems to ask, "Can my landscape sustain itself?". However, if sustaining is the question, then any landscape that ca..." Read more →
Career & Tech Interchange
- The application email, & using a header image
" This post is a quick and easy, yet very effective use of your application email for making an impact in your job application right at the start. First off, there are a two things you should know about sending your application email:You should state your sincere inte..." Read more →
MARTY RICHARDSON: Interning in Ireland
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