Seeing is bee-lieving For some, raising bees is just the right thing to do. Warm, wet winter makes for early season disease pressure Ohio State offers a guide for anthracnose management tips and a fungicide chart to help avoid resistance issues. Tech of the Year nomination deadline approaching April 30 is the last day to nominate your equipment manager for the Golden Wrench Award. News and people briefs Global Turf adds new sales director, Anuvia receives sustainability award, PBI-Gordon names new herbicide manager
Ken Rost, Frost Inc.: Just How Smart are Smart Sprayers?
May 09 2017Just as phones have become smart, so too have sprayers in the turf industry. In this TurfNet University Webinar, Ken Rost of Frost Inc. will discuss the features that constitute smart sprayers and how these technologies are revolutionizing the task of spraying. This presentation also will detail...
- Rotating rear roller brush
posted Apr 26 2017 by Scott Fortier"Will these eliminate my clippings mess on my tees and approaches? We don't use buckets, but we do have to blow the clumps most days unless clippings are light and dry. I'm using a Toro 3150. The re..."
- Repacking Wheel Bearings in TyCrop Fairway Topdresser
posted Apr 26 2017 by Scott Axon, CGCS"Anyone out there in Turfnet land ever done this? Any suggestions or tricks would be helpful! "
- 2006 Toro 3200 Tuff Torq trans axle
posted Apr 25 2017 by Castle Jeremy"I have a couple gears in the trans axle that need replacing. The toro part number is 105-7983. They want a lot of money for those parts. I am going to take it to a couple transmis..."
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Latest from the blogs...
Here at the 'Rock
- The State of Golf and Government Affairs...
"In this episode of Frankly Speaking, I had an opportunity to chat with Michael Lee, government affairs manager at GCSAA, and Bob Helland, GCSAA director of congressional and federal affairs, about the upcoming National Golf Day on Capitol Hill (April 24-26), and other advocacy..." Read more →
Career & Tech Interchange
- Presentation Tips: How to Engage Your Audience
"Guest Post by Greg Wojick Our industry has always been about so much more than growing grass. Eventually everyone has an issue arise, either agronomic or elsewhere in the operation. My belief is that whenever you're in trouble -- and even before you are in trouble --..." Read more →
THE PIN SHEET
The Mindful Superintendent
LIVING LEGENDS: Where are they now?
- Dick Rudolph: A lifetime of lessons
"Leaders spend their lives inspiring others to strive for greatness, often against overwhelming odds. As a superintendent for 40 years at multiple golf courses across California, Dick Rudolph, 71, knows the importance of encouraging and motivating others. It was a skill he lea..." Read more →
Third Way Green
- Keeping Our Water on Campus...
"Water, when it takes the form of rain and stormwater runoff, is both a blessing and a curse. It is a blessing when it irrigates our courses and landscapes, fills our ponds and replenishes groundwater levels. It is a curse when it washes away mulch beds or bunker sand..." 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. #29 with Kevin Hicks "Innovation. It's one of the great and wonderful words in our business. I get to chat with Kevin Hicks, superintendent at Coeur d'Alene Golf Club about thinking ahead. How's your strategy for looking at new ways to do the same old, same old? Or d..." Read more →
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