Grazing geese can cause quite a bit of harm to golf course-quality turfgrass. They flock to greens, fairways, lakes and ponds – hallowed turf in the eyes of a superintendent. Similarly, business, park and grounds managers don’t want geese on their properties, walkways and fields. Their trail of feathers and, well, “goose deuce” isn’t hard to miss.
As a professional sports turf manager, you take a pro-active approach to the smallest detail associated with the care, performance and safety of your ball fields or campus grounds. Yet you may be outsourcing more turf management work than you should, perhaps because you’ve always let someone else do the work.