“I’ve waited far too long to voice my opinions concerning this extraordinary profession of greenkeeping”

How’s that for a start? “The Walking Greenkeeper” introduced himself this morning. I expect this will be a fun blog to read. Now for an assortment of things that came to mind today, all of which are in some way related to Joe’s blog post. He wrote about some of his research this winter. Among… Continue reading “I’ve waited far too long to voice my opinions concerning this extraordinary profession of greenkeeping”

Top 10 posts of 2016

These ten posts from 2016 had the most pageviews. Here they are, counting down from the tenth to the most viewed post. And I’m including a pretty photo of Mt. Fuji just for fun. [10] November, Both of these are worth your time about organic matter management, and coring greens, or not. [9] May, Roots,… Continue reading Top 10 posts of 2016

Golf Course Management Blogging World

You may have already seen the impressive blog aggregator, Golf Course Management Blogging World. If you haven't, and are at all interested in golf course maintenance, you will want to check it out now and bookmark it for future reference.  A blog aggregator brings all the latest posts from multiple sources into one place, and… Continue reading Golf Course Management Blogging World

ATC Articles Featured on Pitchcare Oceania

Have you seen the Pitchcare Oceania site? This online magazine has information about turfgrass management for golf and sports turf and this year has begun featuring selected articles from ATC. With news, information, online message boards, and links to a variety of suppliers, this is a site that may be of interest to turfgrass managers… Continue reading ATC Articles Featured on Pitchcare Oceania

ATC Articles Featured on Pitchcare Oceania

Have you seen the Pitchcare Oceania site? This online magazine has information about turfgrass management for golf and sports turf and this year has begun featuring selected articles from ATC. With news, information, online message boards, and links to a variety of suppliers, this is a site that may be of interest to turfgrass managers… Continue reading ATC Articles Featured on Pitchcare Oceania

New Calendar Page on ATC Website

I've added a new page to the Asian Turfgrass Center website with a calendar of selected turfgrass conferences and educational seminars that may be of interest to turfgrass managers in Asia. This is not a comprehensive list of events, but I will keep it updated with events as I become aware of them. If you… Continue reading New Calendar Page on ATC Website

Two Excellent (and free) Resources about Turfgrass Diseases

Controlling turfgrass diseases is one of the most important ways turfgrass managers modify the growing environment to produce the desired playing surfaces. Two resources that I find quite useful as reference material and as a source of new information are the Turf Diseases website and the University of Kentucky's Chemical Control of Turfgrass Diseases 2011.… Continue reading Two Excellent (and free) Resources about Turfgrass Diseases

The Turf Diseases Website

If you are looking for a great source of information about turfgrass diseases, the most effective methods of prevention and control, and updates on the latest turfgrass research, then you should subscribe to the Turf Diseases website. Almost all the information on the site is from university professors in the United States. I occasionally contribute… Continue reading The Turf Diseases Website

Nozzle Selection for Spraying Pesticides and Fertilizer

One of the topics I will discuss at next week's Sustainable Turfgrass Management in Asia 2010 seminar is nozzle selection, spray droplet size, and water volume. Depending on the product (fertilizer? herbicide? fungicide?) being applied, its mode of action, and the reason for the application, one can choose the nozzle type that will produce the… Continue reading Nozzle Selection for Spraying Pesticides and Fertilizer