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Supers: Find motivation in beating the odds

September 9, 2019 By
Waking up each morning obviously is the most critical part of our everyday routine. For many of us, this routine consists of occasional drowsiness, workouts, a weather forecast check, a good breakfast, walking the dog, reading the news and, of ...

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Fall Proxy applications for Poa annua seedheads

August 6, 2019 By
Clark Throssell, Ph.D., interviews Zac Reicher, Ph.D., a technical specialist on the Green Solutions Team with Bayer Environmental Science. He has more than 30 years of turfgrass research experience and has conducted many annual bluegrass control experiments on research plots ...

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Controlling challenging turfgrass diseases: Pythium blight, wet wilt

August 6, 2019 By
Driving to work with my air conditioner blasting and “Cherry Cherry” (from the album “Hot August Night”) blaring on the radio, I started reminiscing about my college turfgrass classes. At the time, one of the most feared agronomic problems facing ...

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Seth Jones headshot (Photo: Golfdom)

Editor’s note: 5 workdays Seth Jones would relive

August 6, 2019 By
Forget Christmas in July — today I’m celebrating Groundhog Day in July. I’ll explain. In this month’s 19th Hole interview, I asked Jason Tharp, superintendent at Glen Arven CC, if he found himself in the premise of the movie Groundhog ...

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Ideas on how to solve the labor issue

August 6, 2019 By
I played my share of pickup basketball back in the day. It was enjoyable, despite my lack of ability to break ankles. To contribute, I learned other skills. Setting screens, rebounding and banging down low became my forte, along with ...

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What the heck is turf/life balance?

July 9, 2019 By
I took a moment to reflect on the outcomes of several professional sporting events that occurred in the spring and early summer months. The results not only felt strange to me personally, but the strange feeling made me question if ...

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