Friday, August 19, 2016

Timely Updates from the USGA

We continue to play defense in our quest to make it through August.  It looks like we are going to catch a break with the weather next week.

Here two recent USGA Updates focusing on this situation...

The Marathon Continues 
AUGUST 5, 2016   
By Addison Barden, agronomist, Northeast Region

"Underlying issues, such as a poor growing environment or lack of internal drainage, have caused turf decline this summer."

Back To The Basics
AUGUST 19, 2016   
By Paul Jacobs, agronomist, Northeast Region and 
Adam Moeller, director, Green Section Education

"Extreme heat and high canopy temperatures forced superintendents to adjust maintenance practices and emphasize water management."

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