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Maxtima and Navicon Intrinsic: New fungicides to help superintendents

November 7, 2019 By
Clark Throssell interviews Renee Keese, Ph.D. Keese is a biology R&D project leader in turf and ornamentals for BASF. She leads numerous field trials every year on new and commercially available active ingredients for use in turf. You may reach ...

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7Up and the early buying season

November 7, 2019 By
When I was sick growing up, my mom would make me drink 7Up. She thought it had medicinal properties and would take care of my ills. 7Up, which I now find at my grocery store on the bottom shelf of ...

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Fending off Jack Frost

November 7, 2019 By
Being cold is the worst, but even a dummy like me has learned that if you dress appropriately, you can keep that miserable fella Jack Frost in check. I’ve become obsessed with cold-weather gear, particularly since the technology to keep ...

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Standing still? Time to double down

November 7, 2019 By
All of us, at some point in our personal and professional lives, will experience a brain cramp. In our professional careers, given the variety and amount of work turfgrass professionals have to manage, it happens so often you’d wonder how ...

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Keeping up with the Jones: Talking mental health at home plate

November 7, 2019 By
I was on my way to New Hampshire to play in the NHGCSA Gold Ball Tournament. I was happy to be paying off a contest won almost a year ago by the New Hampshire chapter. All I had to do ...

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Recovering from hail damage

November 5, 2019 By
A severe storm hit Pryor Creek Golf Course, near Billings, Mont., on Sunday, Aug. 11. The storm produced wind gusts of up to 70 mph and golf-ball- to tennis-ball-sized hail. The storm happened late enough at night that we waited ...

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