Monthly Turfgrass Roundup (November 2013)
02 December 2013
In case you missed them, these articles and links from the past month are likely to be of interest to turfgrass managers in Asia:
I spoke with Kyle Brown on the GCI Superintendent Radio Network about potassium (K) and ensuring enough is available to the grass.
3 reasons, with photos and video evidence, proving conclusively that sheep are better than cows at mowing fairways.
When it comes to rough, there is some evidence that cows may be superior to sheep:
@asianturfgrass @GCImagazine As I've thought about it, sheep are the fairway mowers and cows rough? Still get dung for fuel? I'm on board!— Mel Waldron III (@3sticksCGCS) November 24, 2013
And this GCSAA past president offers another look at the sheep vs. cow debate:
@asianturfgrass @3sticksCGCS @GCImagazine beef tastes better and grass fed is high in omega 3, Lamb is second on my Weber. Turkey this week— Sean A. Hoolehan (@SeanAHoolehan) November 24, 2013
I filed this report on the inventions and education at the Japan Turf Show.
The Indian Golf Union held a weeklong greenkeeping course at Mysore.
Playable and aesthetic deep rough on tropical golf courses is possible.
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