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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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Don’t get collared by trouble

July 9, 2019 By
Within the rules of golf, the collar falls in the category of “through the green.” The definition of “through the green” (the term was changed, but more on that later) was: The whole area of the course except: a. The ...

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Lyme disease and deer ticks

July 9, 2019 By
Clark Throssell, Ph.D., discusses Lyme disease and deer ticks with Timothy Gibb, Ph.D. Gibb is an entomologist at Purdue University. Tim has worked on numerous insect problems throughout his career, including turfgrass pests and insects that impact human health. You ...

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Not-so-specific Pacific

July 9, 2019 By
My travels have taken me all over these last few weeks, and there has been one common theme: rain. I was in Cleveland at the beginning of this week attending company meetings. I stopped by my favorite department at North ...

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Rethinking even the ‘lamest’ jobs

June 19, 2019 By
“The process of aerating is as tough on the crew as the playability of aerated greens is on golfers. It takes time to aerate greens because the machines used for this task run at a turtle’s pace. Depending on the ...

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Living with intentionality

June 5, 2019 By
It’s no secret that social media platforms are the New Age scrapbooks. They provide our friends and families immediate access to the most memorable moments of our life journey. The pictures and videos allow the opportunity to travel back in ...

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