Monthly Turfgrass Roundup: August 2015
09 September 2015
Here's a roundup of turfgrass articles and links from the past month:
Jim Brosnan wrote in the Green Section Record about Golf's most common weed control challenges.
From an award-winning superintendent blogger, a summary of everything that's interesting.
Typhoon damage on the Tuesday of tournament week at the KBC Augusta tournament in Japan:
Typhoon Goni has arrived in full force. Winds still very strong. Hope to start clean up this afternoon. #KBCAugustaPosted by Keya Golf Club Turfgrass Maintenance on Monday, August 24, 2015
Video of typhoon and cleanup on KBC News:
振り返ってみるといい思い出？夏の一大イベントも終わって、すっかり秋模様…。昔は日テレの24時間テレビが終わると「夏が終わり」だったけど、ここ数年はトーナメントが終わると夏が終わりって気がする。Andrew McDanielおつかれでした。そして芥屋のみなさんもお疲れ様でしたー。Posted by Yuka Takagi McDaniel on Tuesday, September 1, 2015
After a prodigious effort by the maintenance staff and volunteers, the course was ready:
A list of MLSN articles in Chinese, English, and Spanish.
I wrote about soluble salts and K.
This is what a sod plugger looks like:
Plugging Meyer Zoysia pic.twitter.com/paPSvPU5Wk— Palmers Turf Farm (@palmerturf) July 22, 2015
Temperature and light data from Alaska and Hawaii to show two extremes.
I put together a photo album of turf and animals, which I'll add to periodically.
Video of iron and soil pH layers from Glen Obear:
Check out this demonstration of what happens to iron when it reaches high pH contacts at depth in the soil: https://t.co/Kgkjwp7E3z— Glen R Obear (@GROturfgrass) August 2, 2015
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