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Golf course soil-moisture mapping Posted on 06 Dec 2019 in the Current Issue & Featured & Research categories.

Golf course superintendents often irrigate fairways based on a feeling. However, using objective data to create soil-moisture maps of golf course fairways — as well as taking advantage of valve-in-head Read more»

Site-specific irrigation using sensors and mapping Posted on 27 Nov 2018 in the Columns & Featured categories.

A study was initiated at Brackett’s Crossing CC (Lakeville, Minn.) to encourage adoption of site-specific irrigation using in-ground soil moisture sensors and mapping technologies. We conducted course surveys to map Read more»