SiteOne launches Lesco web site Lesco-branded products for golf include pesticides, fungicides, seed, fertilizer, adjuvants, colorants, sprayers and spreaders. Finding help often requires innovative thinking Two courses look to unlikely sources for help. Ohio State releases updated fungicide guide The guide, which is available in PDF format, now includes FRAC code information for combination products. Have you nominated your tech for the Golden Wrench? April 15 is the deadline for nominations for the Golden Wrench award.
Dave Shetlar, Ph.D., Ohio State University: Myths and facts surrounding white grubs attacking turf
Mar 22 2018There are many myths surrounding white grub populations. All white grubs are the same, cold winters are hard on grub populations and grubs preferred food source is turfgrass roots. All are commonly held beliefs by turfgrass managers, and all are patently false, says Dave Shetlar, Ph.D., professor...
- How worried should I be
posted Yesterday, 02:15 PM by David Smith"Applied 3 pounds of ai / acre with Ronstar G around bentgrass greens. Was supposed to get a nice steady drizzle of 1/4-1/2" of rain soon after. Got closer to 2" and still coming down...."
- Low profile tee signs
posted Mar 19 2018 by Adam Engle"Hey fellas, I have a few questions in my quest to find a less chunky looking tee signage setup. 1.) Any ideas or pics you seen that is less obtrusive? 2.) We like the idea of a small..."
- Australian Style Bunker Maintenance
posted Mar 15 2018 by Andrew Mattison"I was curious if anyone out there has experimented with the Australian style of bunker maintenance? Most importantly did it save you any time when it comes to labor? I have a reduced la..."
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Here at the 'Rock
- A "Ted" Talk with the Legendary Ted Horton, CGCS
"In this episode of Frankly Speaking, I chat with Ted Horton, CGCS, legendary superintendent at Winged Foot and Westchester Country Club as well as VP of Resource Management at Pebble Beach, and board member of Audubon International. Now living in California, Ted is is currentl..." Read more →
The Mindful Superintendent
- GIS Gratitude...
"I was finally able to attend my inaugural Golf Industry Show a few weeks back. It was a long time on the "to do list" as a Superintendent from the East Coast of Canada, and the experience did not disappoint. As I flew home, I was overwhelmed with gratitude and positive vibes from the whole event...." Read more →
THE RENOVATION REPORT
- Matt Powell: Renovation of the Seth Raynor layout at Dedham C&PC
In this episode of the TurfNet Renovation Report, sponsored by Golf Preservations, (new) host Anthony Pioppi chats with Matt Powell about the soon to be opened Brian Silva renovation of the Seth Raynor layout at Dedham Country and Polo C... Read more →
THE LADDER TurfNetRADIO podcast series
- Carlos Arraya: Pillar Management at Bellerive Country Club
"In this episode of The Ladder, presented by STEC Equipment, host John Reitman chats with Carlos Arraya of Bellerive Country Club about his career path, team building at Bellerive through Pillar Management, and fostering staff development through one-on-one "weeklies"..." Read more →
THE PIN SHEET
Career & Tech Interchange
- Employment Contracts Part 1: Discovering The Obstacles to a Contract
"Guest Post by Greg Wojick I've been in the industry more than 35 years as both a golf course superintendent and now a principal in Playbooks for Golf, and in that time, Ive seen many changes -- in equipment, technology, management techniques, and in the education a..." Read more →
LIVING LEGENDS: Where are they now?
- Dr. Karl Danneberger of THE Ohio State University
"In this episode of Living Legends, presented by the Nufarm Insider, host John Reitman chats with Dr, Karl Danneberger of Ohio State about his knack for engaging an audience, telling stories, his love of the game of golf, a bit about the challenges facing people entering the in..." Read more →
PETER McCORMICK: View from the Cheap Seats
- Saying thanks: Like the period at the end of a sentence.
"Laying the framework for this story requires a bit of background, so bear with me... About three weeks ago Team TurfNet was headed for Niagara Falls, Ontario, for our 20th appearance at the Golf Course Hockey Challenge. For those unfamiliar, the GCHC is a 2-day eve..." Read more →
Third Way Green
- Amoeba tree rings create interest of their own...
"Drury University is known to our community and visitors for our many large shade trees. We have been a Tree Campus since 2014 and take appropriate steps to maintain our campus canopy. This hasn't always been the case however. By assessing the appearance of the trees (cultural signs & symptoms) an..." Read more →
TURFNET AT BTME HARROGATE, 2018
- Receptions, special dinners and "Beer & Pretzels UK Edition"
"With two or three days of education in the books, the pace of BTME turned to receptions and special dinners. Tuesday evening was BIGGAs Welcome Reception in historic Royal Hall. A capacity crowd pushed attendees to the upper reaches of the balcony for the first time...." Read more →
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