This is exactly what the title states. It’s a few things off the top of my head, and a few things I jotted down over the course of the year. All together, it turns out to be a lot of awesome reading and watching and contemplating material.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.