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Welcome home, pigtailed toddler

January 24, 2019 By
This is a special month for my team here at North Coast Media (NCM). As you may have seen in our “Starter” section this month and a few months ago, some changes have occurred internally at NCM. I was promoted ...
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Characterizing a country

January 24, 2019 By
The golf course management business is a global endeavor. I have been fortunate over the last 30 years to be part of it, traveling to places throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Australia and South America. It’s a small ...

Things I learned at the Golfdom Summit

January 24, 2019 By
The Golfdom Summit is one of my favorite golf events of the year. The reason is simple. It is an opportunity to talk to superintendents and industry reps in a casual, relaxed atmosphere over the course of three days. The ...
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Visible differences in turf injury at seven days after application. (Photo: Ross Braun, Ph.D.)

Ryegrass injury and recovery from human insect repellent

Superintendents commonly observe turfgrass injury from human insect repellent (bug spray) overspray on human skin and clothing. The injury most commonly occurs as an outline shape of unaffected footprints with damaged surrounding turf. This injury results in unacceptable turf quality. ...
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A final phone call

December 17, 2018 By
My last phone call to Steve Wright, CGCS — never meant to be a monumental call — goes down as the last time I ever talked with my friend Steve. Readers of Golfdom will recognize the name Steve Wright, the ...
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Spread the love

December 17, 2018 By
I recently had a conversation with one of my neighbors and he asked me about my job. You’ve all had the same conversation, and my neighbor and I hit all the major talking points. Yes, I work all winter. Yes, ...
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