Learn more about our research! A new, open access article by Yang Wang, Chengyan Yue, Eric Watkins and Chase Straw has been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. The researchers surveyed golf course superintendents and looked at how their attitudes affected their adoption of precision irrigation technologies.
Learn more about our research! A new, open access article by Chase Straw, Connor Bolton, Joseph Young, Reagan Hejl, Joshua Friell, and Eric Watkins has been published in the journal Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. This article discusses a case study that examined soil moisture variability findings from nine golf courses in eight different states in the U.S.
Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work! We have several upcoming presentations to share.
Dr. Chase Straw is giving two presentations at the Mid-Atlantic Turfgrass Expo.in Fredericksburg, VA on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The first presentation is Sensor and Mapping Technologies for Precision Irrigation on Golf Courses and the second presentation is Sports Field Performance Testing: Trends and Future Applications.
Members of our team will be giving talks at Northern Green, a trade show and conference dedicated to green industry professionals. Register now for this worthwhile event!
This year’s presentations from our team include:
University of Minnesota Turf Research Update
Wednesday, January 15, 7:30 AM - 8:20 AM
Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work! We have many articles and several upcoming presentations to share.
Dan Sandor was featured in a Pioneer Press article, Read this before finishing that fall yard cleanup, on November 8, 2019.
Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work! We have a video, an upcoming Minnesota legislature address and three articles.
Water Irrigation Audit - a video from the city of Woodbury, MN features Dan Sandor demonstrating how to conduct an irrigation audit on a home lawn.
Chase Straw will be addressing members of the Minnesota legislature on October 17, 2019 advocating for benefits to golf course superintendents who implement water conservation strategies.
By Chase Straw and Jack MacKenzie
Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work! We have three articles, several podcasts and two public outreach events.