Tag: plant health

Internal workings

July 18, 2018 By
The goal of plant health is to provide healthy, vigorous turfgrass by managing resources like radiant energy, moisture, air and nutrients. These resources consumed by the plant are managed primarily through cultural practices with the goal of correcting excessive amounts. ...
This article is tagged with , , and posted in Columns

BASF’s Jeff Vannoy talks plant health at the U.S. Open

June 15, 2016 By
Jeff Vannoy, senior product manager, BASF Professional Turf & Ornamentals, discusses plant health and how BASF uses science to quantifying the subjective term. We also ask him who he has coming out on top at the end of the weekend. ...
This article is tagged with , , , and posted in People, Video
Photos: Golfdom

Marzolf: “The quality of turf here is as good as any course in America”

June 14, 2016 By
I caught up with Fazio Golf Course Design’s Tom Marzolf, ASGCA, today. One of the nicest guys in all of the business, in my opinion. And the guy has stories! Fazio Design is getting some amazing contracts, and I just ...
This article is tagged with , , , , , and posted in Blog, Featured, Industry News

Fall’s protocol: How to set the foundation for the following year

September 23, 2015 By
Fall is the best time to play golf. Although not the most popular time, temperatures have moderated, the air seems cleaner and the colors associated with fall are vibrant. You can say the same thing from a management perspective. Fall ...
This article is tagged with , , , , and posted in Columns, Maintenance

Bayer: Chipco Signature

June 4, 2015 By
Chipco® Signature™ is different from other fungicides in that it is truly systemic, affecting the entire plant. The systemic properties along with the StressGard Formulation Technology help the plant “self-manage” stress, promoting plant health and protecting turf from stresses during ...

Plant Health Part 1: A healthy plant wins the race

May 18, 2015 By
When Joe Kennedy, CGCS, compares a healthy turf plant to a marathon runner, he knows what he’s talking about. He’s been the superintendent at Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn., for 24 years, and he’s run 13 marathons, including the ...