Regal Live, December 6, 2023


You can download the slides here:

Modern methods for real world data collection to improve input efficiencies and turf playability, 4.7 MB PDF file


During the seminar, I mentioned adjusting N rates by checking the actual clipping volume compared with the desired clipping volume. This can be done using the growth ratio. The growth ratio can also be used to determine the growth rate for a particular property that is suitable for the amount of traffic across that grass.

For more about the growth ratio, see these posts as an introduction:

We also discussed what type of soil organic matter (or total organic material) test results would be too high? For that question, I recommend these posts:

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