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Plant Food for Thought @ Cog Hill: A Reinders Event Recap

December 6, 2017 at 11:17 am

Midwestern superintendents, turfgrass managers, and assistants descended upon Cog Hill, just southwest of Chicago, for a seminar on plant health nutrition. Numerous speakers were on hand including Tom Weinert and Greg Moore of Plant Food Company, Inc., while industry-renowned professor Dr. Bruce Clark spoke about Rutgers 2017 university research.

LightScout DLI 100

The Green Scene with Jerry Kershasky: Spectrum Technologies LightScout DLI 100 Light Meter

October 3, 2016 at 9:00 am

Simple to use and affordable in price – the DLI 100 Meter measures the light “falling” on your plants. The LightScout DLI 100 Light Meter is a easy way to monitor shaded or full sun golf greens. With a push of a button, the DLI 100 Meter records light intensity for a 24-hour period and then calculates the Daily Light Integral (DLI).

The Green Scene with Jerry Kershasky: Spectrum FieldScout TruFirm Firmness Meter

September 28, 2016 at 10:33 am

The primary objective for the development of the TruFirm is to improve championship-caliber playability by cultivating greens that are both firm and fast. By measuring the relationship between the compaction of the soil and the moisture level, greenkeepers are able to ensure healthy, aesthetically-pleasing greens that offer exceptional playability.

The Green Scene with Jerry Kershasky: Spectrum TDR 300 Soil Moisture Meter

September 22, 2016 at 9:21 am

When precise irrigation decisions count, the FieldScout TDR Soil Moisture Meter Series is a tool that eliminates the guesswork. Based on proven time-domain measurement technology, these portable units accurately measure soil moisture across the full range of soil moisture conditions.

Q&A with Matt Kregel, GCS – The Club at Strawberry Creek

September 12, 2016 at 3:17 pm

Once known as the Thompson Strawberry Farm, The Club at Strawberry Creek has been transformed into one of the Midwest's finest private courses. Built in 2006, the course was designed by Rick Jacobson and plays up to 7100 yards. Matt Kregel, Golf Course Superintendent, presides over the lush green space, ensuring the tee boxes are tight and the greens are fast.

View of the golf course

Drawing Inspiration: Q&A with greenskeeper / aspiring golf course designer Cameron Hurdus

June 16, 2016 at 2:10 pm

The people who spend the most time on golf course aren’t the golfers – they’re the greenskeepers. Green Industry professionals are comprised of a variety of workers with differing talents and vocations – but they all share a passion for sculpting and caring for these green pastures because of what the finished product becomes – a unique landscape transformed into a manicured beauty.