University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media - 11/21/19

November 21, 2019

by Kristine Moncada

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have many articles and several upcoming presentations to share.

Articles

Dan Sandor was featured in a Pioneer Press article, Read this before finishing that fall yard cleanup, on November 8, 2019.

Chase Straw and Jack MacKenzie authored Using GPS for water conservation on the course in the November 2019 issue of GCM magazine.

Garett Heineck wrote Turfgrass Breeding 101: Making the Right Selections in the October edition of Hole Notes, the official publication of the MGCSA.

Chase Straw, Nick Ashwill and Jack MacKenzie authored Golf course soil-moisture mapping for Golfdom magazine on November 7, 2019.

Matt Cavanaugh, Eric Watkins, Brian Horgan, Garret Heineck, Sam Bauer and Andrew Hollman wrote Germinating creeping bent in the cold for Golfdom magazine on November 8, 2019.

Chase Straw was interviewed by Matt Cavanaugh for the Thick Skinned column in the September edition of Hole Notes, the official publication of the MGCSA.

Eric Watkins authored Turfgrass Breeding 101 in the September edition of Hole Notes, the official publication of the MGCSA.

Upcoming presentations

Chase Straw will present “Technologies for precision irrigation on golf courses” at the Wisconsin Golf Turf Symposium in Kohler, WI on December 4, 2019.  For more information, visit the WGCSA website.

Eric Watkins will be presenting an UMN Update at the Mega Seminar 2019 on December 5, 2019 at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, MN. For more information, visit the MGCSA website.

Chase Straw will be giving a talk on "Athlete Safety and Field Testing" at the Major League Soccer Turf Professionals Conference December 8-10 at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ.