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."