Tag: Clark Throssell

Clark Talks Turf: Stop the swatting

June 6, 2018 By
Timothy Gibb, Ph.D., is an entomologist at Purdue University. He has worked on numerous insect problems throughout his career, including turfgrass pests and insects that affect human health. You may reach Tim at gibb@purdue.edu for more information. Q: What are ...
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Photos by: Mark newton (1,2), Syngenta (3), Bruce Martin, Ph.d. (4, 5), Derek Settle, Ph.D. (6)

Invisible intruders

March 26, 2018 By
In the summer of 2015, Mark Newton, CGCS at Canyon Farms Golf Club in Lenexa, Kan., was worried he might lose his job. He and his two assistant superintendents were spot-watering greens up to five times a day. His greens ...
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Clark Talks Turf: Turfgrass research is always on my mind

February 15, 2018 By
I think of research as a logical, systematic approach to solving problems. Research takes many forms, and for the purposes of this column I’m going to focus on turfgrass field research. There are many variations of field research, but consider ...
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Golfdom Gallery: August 2017

August 18, 2017 By
1 Take the bump and run Kyle Harris, superintendent of the Blue Course at Streamsong (Fla.) Resort, knows all the grooves at his course, as demonstrated by a properly played bump and run after his playing partners both missed the ...

Shedding light on growing turfgrass in shade

March 3, 2017 By
Dave Gardner, Ph.D., is a turfgrass scientist at The Ohio State University. Gardner has conducted several shade-related research projects to help superintendents better understand what is happening to turf plants in shade and how to help turf in the shade ...
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Success at Cal-Riverside

August 16, 2016 By
I have the good fortune to serve on the USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Committee. Some of the duties of committee members include visiting universities with research projects in progress to see how the research is going and to visit ...