Golf and Turf Irrigation Articles

  • What is Agro-Z Soil Additive Growth Media?

    How it is used as a soil additive to enhance plant growth for agriculture/horticulture companies? Plants can be demanding in the best of times. Anyone from first time gardeners to experienced farmers can attest to this fact. There are numerous elements including soil additives that need to be carefully considered and monitored when raising anything from flowers to fruits and vegetables to ...

  • MAJOR TDR20000 is a Gem in the Rough

    Pristine presentation, high productivity and exceptional manoeuvrability of the MAJOR TDR20000 trailed wide area mower impress discerning members and greenkeepers at The Royal Tara Golf Club. Nestled in the Cluide Woods amongst the Tara Hills in County Meath is a picturesque golf course with tree-lined fairways and rolling hills. Founded in 1906, The Royal Tara Golf Club is a gem ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Contoura Rolls Out the Green Carpet for Championship Golf

    The Contoura roller mower is the perfect solution to keep the undulating fairways tidy year-round at Roganstown Golf Course and Swords Open Golf Course in North County Dublin. Located a 10 minute drive from Dublin Airport, Roganstown Hotel and Country Club has two Championship golf courses, spanning over 270 acres in North ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Millennium Golf course solves geese problem with Agrilaser Handheld - Case Study

    This is a laser torch radiating green light, which scares geese and other birds. The Agrilaser repels geese from a distance of 2,500 meters. Millennium Golf has several water bodies and is a somewhat humid course. In other words: a paradise for geese! Head Greenkeeper Rudi Hermans is not pleased: ‘One goose produces 760 g of droppings every day, thereby destroying the grass. However, ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Project Fleurieu Aquatic Centre - Case Study

    LOCATION Corner Ocean Rd & Waterport Rd, Hayborough SA 5211 PROJECT COMPLETION March 2017 Ecodynamic’s South Australian team construct both hard and soft scapes for the region’s new leisure centre. ...


    By Ecodynamics

  • Turf Farm Irrigation Scheme - Case Study

    Description:  Irrigation of 100 hectares of turf for commercial sale. Location:  Sunshine Coast SE QLD Scope:Turf Farm Irrigation Design supply installation and commissioning of pumping, pipeline and irrigation system including chemical injection for pH ...


    By The Pump House

  • Regatta Bay Golf Course, Destin, Florida - Case study

    Project Name: Regatta Bay Golf Course Product: Grasspave2  Application: Parking City: Destin State/Province: Florida Install Date: February 1998 Install Size: 950 m2 (10,226 sq ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Golf Course Solutions - Case Study

    Problem. It’s a long way from the clubhouse’s coffee shop to the 18th hole. Furtively ducking into the nearby woods is an unsatisfactory answer to nature’s call, so mid-course comfort stations are necessities. But perc challenged soils and environmental considerations can preclude septic systems. Sewer connections, utility electricity, and running potable water can be ...

  • EPA Reverses Ban on Chlorpyrifos

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it is not yet ready to ban the use of chlorpyrifos on food crops, despite growing concerns from lawmakers and members of the public regarding its safety. The chemical – which is an organophosphate insecticide – is primarily used to control foliage and soil borne insect pests on food and feed ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Connections: Not So Tidy Change

    Change is only tidy in hindsight. In the process, it is one big confusing mess. The straight lines and the clear trends that you read about in history books don’t convey the feeling of chaos at the time. Take the changes now occurring with organics as an example. It seems clear that at some point in the not very distant future it will be recognized that every ton of organics we have must be ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Green Industry Worker Shortage? Look to Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School for a possible solution

    It seems like every year there is a shortage of help in the green industry. I hear horror stories of H2B employees being weeks late to show up for work. Typically, they are held up because of incomplete or incorrect paperwork. I hear that many American workers that apply have very little experience or interest in our field, and it can take weeks or even months to train them – only to hope ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • 3 Ways to get rid of birds on golf courses

    Birds – Canadian Geese especially – can be a nuisance on the golf course. Canadian Geese get in the way of golfing and are known to be aggressive and territorial, especially when they are nesting. They cause physical damages on the golf course and their droppings can spread bacteria like E. coli and listeria to other animals or golfers. See what you can do to help get rid of birds on ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Golf Course Lakes Treatment

    Atlas Seis is a company with 22 years of experience acting in the fields of Energy and Environment. We have qualified and expert technicians in different fields, equipped with the tools and knowledge necessary to propose the best solutions to our customers. Hereby, we present you the bioaugmentation technology and our biological product bioaqua. The eutrophication process is an enrichment of ...

  • Case Study - Composting food waste generated by 8,000 room resort in Cancun

    Food waste composted with the in vessel composter by XACT is solving the organic waste problem of an 8,000 room hotel in Cancun, Mexico.  The Cancun Palace Resort generates 2500 tons of organic waste per year, and wanted/needed to reduce their high waste haulage costs and landfill tipping fees.  In addition, the hotel management wanted to take meaningful action to reduce their GHG ...


    By XACT Systems Inc.

  • IPEX Plays Through at Royal York Golf Course Case Study

    The City of Armstrong, BC had a water main project requiring a unique solution — IPEX FusibleTM pipe. In April 2014, approximately 420 metres of 200 mm water main needed to be installed through an active, operational golf ...


    By IPEX, Inc.

  • Competing for water: golf courses in semi-arid regions. The case in Spain

    The proliferation of golf courses in tourist areas in the Mediterranean has increased water needs substantially. The objective of this paper is to model the political process associated with water distribution decision-making in water-scarce areas. This has been done by developing a pressure group model. Results allow the relative importance of pressure group size and the relationship between ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Mowing mitigates bioactivity of neonicotinoid insecticides in nectar of flowering lawn weeds and turfgrass guttation

    Systemic neonicotinoid insecticides are used to control of turfgrass insect pests. We tested their transference into nectar of flowering lawn weeds or grass guttation droplets which, if high enough, could be hazardous to bees or other insects that feed on such exudates. We applied imidacloprid or clothianidin to turf with white clover, followed by irrigation, and used LC‐MS/ MS to analyze ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • A Green Revolution of the Synthetic Kind

    Richard is a happy man. He stands barefoot in the grass, watching his kids running around on his front lawn, chasing and falling all over each other like puppies. The only thing different in Richard’s front yard, compared to the other yards in his neighborhood, is that his is still green.  While drought may have left the rest of the yards dry and brown, Richard’s lawn somehow ...


    By Forest Grass

  • Focal bird species and risk assessment approach for non‐agricultural grassland scenarios in Central Europe

    The European Food Safety Authority guideline on risk assessment identifies pesticide exposure scenarios for non‐target wildlife, however this scheme is not applicable to non‐agricultural grassland. For example, different habitats and human utilisation on golf courses attract bird communities that differ from those found in agricultural fields with annual crop cycles. The present study ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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