Engaging conversations moderated by Golf Course Industry and influential voices in the turf industry.
Disease Discussion: How to improve dollar spot control
What went right? What went wrong? What can be done to correct flaws? The Chicago District Golf Association’s Dr. Derek Settle and BASF’s Kyle Miller analyze dollar spot control programs from multiple angles.
Disease Discussion: Protecting the Big Investment
BASF senior technical specialist Dr. Emma Lookabaugh returns to the podcast to describe the philosophies, programs and products required to keep playing surfaces strong and aesthetically pleasing where golf is played year-round.
Owners, operators, and members are spending significant money to renovate golf courses. BASF senior technical specialist Kyle Miller explains how to ensure surfaces remain tidy when the enhanced layouts are ready for play.
Disease Discussion: Intrinsic value of promoting plant health
Dr. Martin and Senior Technical Specialist at BASF, Dr. Emma Lookabaugh discuss plant health.
Disease Discussion: Class and clean Transition Zone turf is in session
Don Garrett, longtime superintendent at The Walker Course at Clemson University, has experienced nearly every turfgrass variety, species and disease one can encounter in the Carolinas. Scott Waltz sees nearly everything in the golf-rich region in his role with BASF. Their combined wisdom makes for an enlightening podcast.
Disease Discussion: Disease control deep down in Texas
It can get hot, sticky, dry and really soggy in Waller, Texas. Sand Hill Farm superintendent Brian Johnson explains how his team produces tidy turf and BASF senior sales specialist Scott Dunham adds perspective from his travels in a tough growing region.
Disease Discussion: Controlling disease atop a Pennsylvania mountain
Nemacolin director of turfgrass management Chris Anderson leads a team responsible for maintaining two Pete Dye-designed golf courses on scenic land. He reveals his philosophies toward building and tweaking a disease management programs.
PODCAST: Disease Discussion - Solving Summer Patch
BASF's Technical Service Representative, Jen Browning return to provide answers to questions about summer patch.
PODCAST: Disease discussion - Answers about rotations, resistance and rates
Purdue University's Dr. Richard Latin and BASF's Kyle Miller return to add closing 2020 thoughts and offer guidance on future decisions superintendents and their teams must make.
PODCAST: Disease Discussion - Figuring out fairy ring
Fairy ring can emerge anywhere in the country, anywhere on the course and in any kind of weather. In this podcast sponsored by BASF and hosted by Golf Course Industry, BASF Technical Specialist Jen Browning helps you ID and treat the ugly disease.
PODCAST: Disease Discussion: Where almost any disease can be a concern
Steven Ball is the director of agronomy at Ballyhack in Virginia, where the weather can be erratic. Steven describes how his team produces high-quality bentgrass playing surfaces at a fabulous club in his home state.
PODCAST: Disease Discussion: Get the first one right
How important is the first dollar spot application for season-long control? In this podcast hosted by Golf Course Industry and sponsored by BASF, Dr. Richard Latin, Emeritus Professor of Purdue University, and BASF's Kyle Miller explain why falling behind puts superintendents in a tough spot.
PODCAST: Disease Discussion - The Facts about Fairy Ring
The first 2021 episode features a conversation with Clemson University turf legend Dr. Bruce Martin and BASF’s Dr. Emma Lookabaugh about a potential issue that can occur nearly everywhere.
PODCAST: Disease Discussion - Anthracnose and summer patch
Need to hear something soothing as temperatures soar? Dr. Bruce Clarke and Paul Ramina help you understand a pair of diseases capable of weakening turf in tricky growing months.
PODCAST: Disease Discussion - We're Adding More
BASF Turf Marketing Manager, Brian Thompson discusses new innovations launched this year and makes his case for why they belong in your EOP order this year.
PODCAST: Disease Discussion - So.. You Want to Learn More about Snow Mold?
This episode features a conversation with BASF's Senior Technical Specialist, Kyle Miller. He offers guidance on common types of snow mold that superintendents need to be aware of as winter approaches.
PODCAST: Disease Discussion - Holiday Spray Program
Protecting cool- and warm-season turf requires a plan and options. BASF Senior Product Manager Jeff Vannoy describes a coordinated approach to handling the critical summer stretch.