There is no such thing as too much communication Keeping members in the loop about the good and the bad can go a long way in promoting a long, healthy career. Don't fall asleep on pink snow mold Even though it has been a bust year for pink snow mold in much of the country, recent cold, wet weather means turf is not yet out of the woods. News and people briefs Anuvia adds to sales team, Aqua-Aid & University of Tennessee team up for Poa Day, Atlantic Golf & Turf taps Silva for NE region Winter's return means superintendents should keep their guard up Superintendents in the South are urged to cover greens to protect emerging turf from freezing temperatures.
Dennis Hurley, Turf Drainage Co. of America: The Principle of Concentrations of Flow and How It Applies to Drainage Design
Mar 28 2017This webinar by Dennis Hurley of Turf Drainage Co. of America will discuss the principle of concentrations of flow. This principle applies to many aspects of drainage design. The webinar will discuss when and how to reduce and increase these flow areas to your benefit. In addition, it will be dis...
- Sprayer replacement
posted Yesterday, 07:35 AM by Greg O'Heron"Just looking at replacing the old Hahn sprayer. Have ywo in mind and would like pros-cons as those that may have either see them 1 Tor Muli Pro 5800-G Vs Smithco Spray Star 3180 "
- flat grinding versus relief grinding
posted Mar 23 2017 by Jeff Moore"so basically my thoughts are im always willing to learn something new....a better way of doing something becoming more efficient if possible.....ive been a golf course mechanic for almost 20..."
- Battery powered hand blowers
posted Mar 22 2017 by Jeffrey Urquhart"has anyone tried them? i have a husky hand blower with me at all times for cart paths but mainly for blowing debris/clippings after greens roll. we use true turf rollers and they drop d..."
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Here at the 'Rock
- Resistance Radio... pesticide resistance, that is!
"In this episode of Frankly Speaking, host Dr. Frank Rossi chats with Penn State entomologist Dr. Ben McGraw and weed specialist Dr. Jim Brosnan from the University of Tennessee about pesticide resistance, ABW surveys with surprising results, old vs new chemistries, weed suscep..." Read more →
Career & Tech Interchange
- Tech Tip: Online Password Management Solution
"This topic isn't specific to the turfgrass industry but we are all adding more and more technology into our daily operations, which typically means new logins and passwords for various software or websites. Add to that your personal accounts for bills, family activit..." Read more →
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The Mindful Superintendent
LIVING LEGENDS: Where are they now?
- Frank Dobie: Redefining success after more than 50 years
"Don't bother checking an episode of America's Most Wanted to locate Frank Dobie, and there is no need to scan those posters hanging on the wall in the post office, either. As a matter of fact, Dobie just might be the easiest person to locate in all of golf. Dobie, 76, is the c..." Read more →
Third Way Green
- Water Conservation on Campus: A Tale of Irrigation and Slow, Spread, Soak
"As of February 28, 64% of the State of Missouri is in the moderate drought category according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. This is up from 50% the week before, and as of this writing the remainder of the state was in the abnormally dry category. By contrast, Californ..." Read more →
THE RENOVATION REPORT
- Rick Tegtmeier: 4-year, 36-hole renovation at Des Moines Golf & Country Club
In this episode of the TurfNet Renovation Report, host Peter McCormick chats with Rick Tegtmeier, CGCS MG, about the recently completed four-year, 36-hole renovation project at Des Moines Golf & Country Club where he has been director of grounds since 2007. A humorous anecdote... Read more →
THE LADDER TurfNetRADIO podcast series
- Tom Zoller of Tehàma Golf Club: Fortunate career breaks
"In this episode of The Ladder, host John Reitman chats with Tom Zoller, longtime superintendent and now Managing Director at Tehàma Golf Club (owned by Clint Eastwood) in Carmel, CA. Zoller relates his experiences growing up and through the ranks of the greenkeeping..." Read more →
The Turfgrass Zealot
- The Turfgrass Zealot Project, Ep. #28, Talking Education with Thomas Bastis "If I have a man crush, it may be with Thomas Bastis of the California Golf Club of San Francisco. That may not be much of a secret, but it's true. Thomas and I had a chance to record a cool interview talking about education and giving back as a..." Read more →
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Jon WilliamsColdstream Country Club, CIncinnati, Ohio
Troy NobleNashawtuc Country Club, Concord, Ma
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