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Results of the ATC content preferences survey

I’ve been curious about which types of content are most preferred by those who follow ATC. So I asked, in a survey last week. I first sent the survey directly to the subscribers of the ATC blog by email list.

Ten posts no one read in 2021

I’ve shared the posts from 2021 that got the most views. Then there are these that got the fewest. I think these are more interesting than the top 10, actually. These cover a broader range of topics.

The top ten posts of 2021

These posts had the most views in 2021. You’ll see there are two main topics that were read the most. The top four posts were about organic matter management and coring and that sort of thing.

The top 10 posts of 2020

These posts had the most views in 2020. Here they are, on all kinds of topics. [1] February, Soil organic matter: a bullet list, summarizing key points related to its measurement and its management at the soil surface.

The top 10 posts of 2019

These posts had the most views in 2019. Here they are, counting down from ten to one. [10] January, Ranking Turf Twitter in 2018 took a look at “influential” accounts in the industry.

The top 10 posts of 2018

These posts had the most views in 2018. Here they are, counting down from ten to one. [10] November, Kurofune keeper about the feature article on Andrew McDaniel in Weekly Golf Digest.

What's the best way to keep up with all you're doing?

Someone asked me that question while we were working at a golf tournament. The best way depends on just how much info you want, or how often you want to hear from me/ATC.

"After a pimento cheese sandwich and a Masters club ..."

I enjoyed the article about growing degree days in the Australian Turfgrass Management Journal. Dan Cook wrote about our discussions of this and how it has been implemented at Elanora Country Club.

Turf conditions, efficiency, and the 'Grammar of Greenkeeping'

Topdressing. Mowing. Irrigation. Fertilizing. Fungicides. All these maintenance practices should produce good turf, right? They usually do. But have you ever seen a situation where the most intensively maintained turf on a property ends up with substandard conditions?

The top 10 posts of 2017

These posts from 2017 had the most pageviews this year. Here they are, counting down from ten to one. [10] June, How much N is in rain and snow? One hears all kinds of numbers.