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A non-comprehensive list of awesome turfgrass things other people did in 2020

Here’s a non-comprehensive list for this year. It’s been awesome that turfgrass managers all over the world have found ways to continue to produce excellent turf conditions in a particularly difficult year.

A non-comprehensive list of awesome turfgrass things other people did in 2019

Here’s a non-comprehensive list for this year. I’ve certainly missed lots of awesome things. If you’d like to add them, please do so in the comments. Ross Braun and Dale Bremer wrote a fascinating article about carbon sequestration of zoysiagrass turf.

A non-comprehensive list of awesome turfgrass things other people did in 2018

Last year I made one of these lists for the first time. I’m sure I’ve missed lots of awesome things. If you’d like to add them, please do so in the comments.

Monthly Turfgrass Roundup: November 2018

Matt Elmore started a really interesting experiment: Earlier this fall we vegetatively planted strips of 8 different bentgrass (incl. 1 colonial) cultivars into this 100% Poa annua fairway. We will evaluate how they compete for the next couple years.

Monthly Turfgrass Roundup: October 2018

Is it the transition zone, or the turfgrass twilight zone? A travelogue about a botanizing trip in Japan. Graeme Roberts with stunning tree photos: Trees aren’t all bad on a golf course from a photography point of view.

Monthly Turfgrass Roundup: September 2018

There was a longish discussion about amino acids and marketing to educated turf pros. I wrote about the analogy of airplane fuel requirements related to soil test calcium and MLSN.

Monthly Turfgrass Roundup: August 2018

After torrential rain, does all the potassium leach? Doug Karcher has the best wetting agent photos. It’s fun to evaluate wetting agent trials in late summer. No plot plan needed to pick out untreated controls.

Monthly Turfgrass Roundup: July 2018

Two ways to make fertilizer recommendations. Turfgrass fertiliser recommendations with or without soil tests: screencast video. Allan Dewald, danger, mid-July sales pitches, and self doubt: Sometimes we have just enough knowledge to be dangerous.

Monthly Turfgrass Roundup: June 2018

“Microbes live in a carbon-rich, nitrogen-poor world”. Animated clipping volume, and green speed—again. Clipping volume rising and falling. Edwin Roald shared a photo of the golf course at Sigló. Sigló pic.

Monthly Turfgrass Roundup: May 2018

Jim Brosnan wrote about a sluggish start for bermudagrass. Jason Sanderson showed tall fescue that thrived this spring: The Bermuda may have hated this spring, but the tall fescue sure loved it!