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Keeping up with the Jones: Almost everything is awesome

October 15, 2018 By
Greetings from the Sunflower State, where Kansas Jayhawk football just ended a nine-year (nine-year!) road losing streak, the Kansas City Chiefs are 3-0 behind talk-of-the-NFL phenom Patrick Mahomes II, and today’s headline in the Lawrence Journal-World boasts, “Kansans’ Incomes Booming.” ...
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The final destination

October 15, 2018 By
I recently was having a pretty awesome day. The weather was near perfect, my boy was unexpectedly agreeable at aftercare pick-up, and everything seemed copacetic as I went to crack a beer. I was kind of jonesing a heater though, ...
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Clark Talks Turf: Controlling basidiomycete fungi with Pedigree

October 15, 2018 By
Brian Aynardi, Ph.D., is a turfgrass pathologist and leads the fungicide development effort at PBI-Gordon as the company’s Northeast research scientist. You may reach Brian at baynardi@pbigordon.com for more information. Q: Provide a brief history of Pedigree and its active ...
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Seeds are money

October 15, 2018 By
Seeds are a turfgrass management topic often taken for granted. We spend considerable time and effort researching the best cultivars or varieties to use on golf courses, but we focus little attention on the seed itself. Given their small size ...
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Embracing the youth (on course) movement

September 17, 2018 By
Last month in this space I heralded the unification of the First Green and the GCSAA. Let’s keep this youth golf movement rolling this issue and show some love to our new friends at Youth on Course. It was T.A. ...

Returning to summer camp

September 17, 2018 By
A colleague of mine, Pamela Sherratt, this year created and organized a week-long STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) camp through The Ohio State University. Pam’s STEM summer camp focus was on the science behind turfgrass management. I asked her ...
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