What the Tech? Technology Solutions for Your Turf

Monday, Feb. 4
8:30 – 10 a.m.
Room 2

Effectively managing water and soil moisture is a constant concern for all turf managers, especially with the extreme droughts that have affected most of the United States over the last few growing seasons. Learn about various technological tools you can employ at your facility to help you better deal with moisture (or a lack thereof) on your course.

Chairperson: Gary K. Carls, CGCS, City of Sunnyvale, Calif.

Get the Most Out of Your Gadgets - Using Moisture Probes to Manage Rootzone Water

Douglas Karcher, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, University of Arkansas

Monitor Heat Stress on Greens with High Tech Gizmos that Won't Break your Budget

Dale Bremer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Forestry & Recreation Resources, Kansas State University

A View of Your Course that You've Never Had: Mobile Sensors and Geographical Information Systems Offer New Insight for Precision Management

Van Cline, Ph.D., Manager, Turf Agronomics and Research, Center for Advanced Turfgrass Technology, Toro Company