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The man in the mirror Posted on 25 Sep 2018 in the Blog & Maintenance categories.

You, dear superintendent, are the main cause of anthracnose outbursts. Luckily, you also hold the keys to minimizing those problems. Research from Ohio State University (OSU) says that mowing issues Read more»

Fight aging (in your greens) Posted on 21 Jun 2017 in the Research categories.

Aging is tough. It’s just as tough on greens as it is on superintendents. And, just as a superintendent might put on a few pounds under his belt every year, Read more»

Are you driving fertility on one axle? Posted on 20 Jun 2017 in the Research categories.

When time and budgets are tight, a superintendent might be tempted to choose between soil testing and more involved plant tissue analysis. Don’t. “Soil testing and plant analyses are like Read more»

Accurate or precise? Posted on 19 Jun 2017 in the Research categories.

When you are deciding whether or not to spray, it is important to know whether your threshold levels should be termed accurate or precise. Consider a superintendent who estimates that Read more»

Penny wise, gallon foolish? Posted on 16 Mar 2017 in the Research & Uncategorized categories.

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) warns superintendents that gasoline containing greater than ten percent ethanol (E10) can be harmful to outdoor power equipment and other small engine products. As Read more»

Penn State develops bluestem ecotype Posted on 16 Mar 2017 in the Research categories.

Every superintendent has roughs and far roughs where maintenance is an expense yet aesthetics need to be acceptable. Penn State demonstrated its latest bluestem line this past summer. Given that Read more»