Some of you saw this film at its first screening during BIGGA’s National Regional Conference. On 8 December, the “Still Learning” film is coming to screens worldwide.
And now, here is the official trailer.
I watched the Greenkeeper App meeting about organic matter, and I recommend you do too. The video has Doug Soldat, Bill Kreuser, and Roch Gaussoin talking about soil organic matter, rootzones, sand topdressing, and turf performance.
Every turfgrass manager knows that it is dangerous to grow the grass too slow. Something like this might happen.
This bentgrass putting green in central Japan was growing too slow and shows problems with dollar spot, algae, slow recovery of pitchmarks, and senescing leaves.
I’ve sometimes explained the temperature-based turfgrass growth potential (GP) of PACE Turf in relation to the grass conditions at the Masters Tournament.
The playing conditions at the Masters are superb, and the cool-season grass in that season is growing at near optimum temperatures.
Yesterday I wrote about tools used to measure surface hardness. I’ve used all of those tools, and I prefer the golf course firmness tester from SDI (a 500 g Clegg impact tester with a domed head) for its ease of use and reliability.
There are various tools available to measure surface firmness, or surface hardness, of turfgrass. For golf course putting greens, I’ve used four different tools, and my preferred method is the golf course firmness tester from SDI.
Jim Riopelle wrote an excellent article in the January/February issue of Turf & Rec magazine.
You’ll want to read the full article. Here are a few quotes:
I’ve experienced the good times in our industry but more recently have seen a beleaguered industry, as our core players age, younger people don’t play, and revenues struggle to keep up with expenses …