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Beth Guertal, Ph.D., Auburn University: History of Poa annua
Today, 12:00 PMDo you want to know more about Poa annua and what makes it tick? In this TurfNet University Webinar, Beth Guertal, Ph.D., of Auburn University will discuss the history of Poa annua – where it came from and how it became so prevalent on American golf courses. The discussion will include informatio...
- Procedures on washing up reel mowers
posted May 20 2018 by Bill Brooks"Does anyone have their employees put reel mowers into backlap while they wash them off? I really don't want to be doing extra lapping or grinding. Any help I would appreciate..."
- Rossi & Kreuser podcast: Managing growth
posted May 18 2018 by Peter McCormick"I hope you guys take a break and listen to Frank Rossi's latest Frankly Speaking podcast chat with Dr. Bill Kreuser of UNL. Fascinating talk about using clipping yield to guide PGR and ferti..."
- Conserve SC T&O (Spinosad)
posted May 18 2018 by Brian Nettz, CGCS"I'm looking for some real world results for use of Conserve on greens for cutworm control. I'm also looking at Acelepryn but it's toxic to honeybees. If Conserve gets decent results for..."
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Kilmarlic Golf Club , Harbinger, NC
Hollow Brook Golf Club, Cortlandt Manor, NY
SaddleBrooke HOA#2, Tucson, AZ
Latest from the blogs...
Here at the 'Rock
- Dr. Bill Kreuser: Clipping yield and managing turfgrass growth
"In this episode, my old pal Dr. Bill Kreuser of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln returns for another visit to the Frankly Speaking virtual studio. We have a fascinating discussion about the current knowledge base about measuring clipping yield, GDD modeling, PGR use and mana..." Read more →
The Mindful Superintendent
- A Shepherd’s Life
"Every now and again a book comes along that really connects with people close to you. Originally from an uncle, given to my mother in law, then passed to my son and then my wife, the book "A Shepherd's Life, Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Life", by James Rebanks has made the family rounds. As..." Read more →
Interning in Denmark
- The City That Never Sleeps
"To work in Denmark, anyone from another country needs either a work visa or a residence/work permit. As I will be spending only three months overseas, I only need a temporary residence permit. For Americans, these are available only in major cities. Living in South Carolina, my best option for th..." Read more →
THE LADDER TurfNetRADIO podcast series
- Josh Saunders: Labor shortages, career experiences
"In this episode of The Ladder, host John Reitman chats with Josh Saunders, superintendent at the Longue Vue Club in the Pittsburgh area. Saunders laments some of the challenges of hiring staff in his area: hours, weekends, and opioids... his quests for interns and as..." Read more →
THE RENOVATION REPORT
- Anthony Pioppi with restoration pro Ron Forse...
In this episode of the TurfNet Renovation Report, host Anthony Pioppi talks with golf course architect Ron Forse of Forse Design, Inc., about his restoration of classic (and renovation of some modern) golf courses, and the role of the su... Read more →
Career & Tech Interchange
- Employment Contracts, Part 3: What to Include in the Contract
"Guest Post by Greg Wojick In the first two parts of this series, we have reviewed the obstacles to contracts and how you can sell the idea to your club. This final part will provide you with a detailed roadmap on what should be included in the actual contract. Wh..." Read more →
LIVING LEGENDS: Where are they now?
- Matt Shaffer: Gone fishin'
"In this episode of Living Legends, presented by the Nufarm Insider, host John Reitman has a wide-ranging chat with Matt Shaffer, recently retired from Merion Golf Club, host of the 2013 U.S. Open. Matt's retrospective includes his Penn State education and mentors there... th..." Read more →
PETER McCORMICK: View from the Cheap Seats
- What's your story? Uhhh...
"A few years back my wife and I attended the annual dinner meeting of the Passamaquoddy Yacht Club, of which we were new members. Sounds kind of snooty, doesn't it? Ahhh, names often belie the true nature of things. The Passamaquoddy Yacht Club is half sailing organiz..." Read more →
Third Way Green
- It’s My Baby
"There is an episode of Seinfeld where Jerry takes his car to his mechanic for a knocking noise. After the mechanic determines the problem with the car, he tells Jerry the adjustments the car needs in order to operate at its maximum level. Jerry thinks these repairs are overkill and tells the mech..." Read more →
Welcome New Members!
Christopher Smith CGCSHollow Brook Golf Club, Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Brent VardsveenThe Old Works Golf Course, Anaconda, MT
Lonnie AllerThe Golf Club at Black Rock, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Ernest KirklandLong Point, Amelia Island, Florida
Christopher EckstromMenlo Country Club, Woodside, CA
John WortsSpring Brook Country Club, Morristown, New Jersey
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