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Turf Twitter

Analyzing the tweets and the accounts of the turf industry on Twitter.

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.

An analysis of turfgrass industry Twitter accounts in 2021

For the fifth year in a row, I’ve taken a look at “turfgrass Twitter” to find some of the most influential and active accounts from the previous year. I cast a broad net to find the industry accounts, and I minimize manual intervention of account addition and removal.

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 ATC Office Hours and ATC Doublecut Debut

Two shows make their debut today. One is The ATC Doublecut with Micah Woods, in which I discuss topics from the blog. Giving those topics a doublecut, so to speak, by first writing about them and then discussing some of the background and related information for that topic.

Turfgrass videos with Japanese (日本語字幕あり) and Thai (ซับไตเติ้ลภาษาไทย) subtitles

Some things I show and explain about turfgrass are well-suited to video format. I’ve put together many videos over the years, and have started gathering them into one place at the ATC channel on YouTube.

A global DLI app

I made a Global DLI app to generate summary charts of DLI for anywhere in the world. This app uses the nasapower R package to get satellite data from the NASA POWER Agroclimatology dataset.

Ten posts no one read in 2020

I’m never quite sure what topics people will read. Sometimes topics that I think people will read end up with few pageviews. That’s often because the topic is not very interesting.

ATC newsletter survey results: future video topics

In the last ATC update newsletter I included a survey about future video topics. These are the results. Thanks to everyone for the feedback! A topic that has been on my mind and that I want to explain further is N fertilizer and ClipVol.