Beyond a Reasonable Drought (May 26, 2015)
Managing sports turf under drought conditions — It’s all things drought today on the show. Special guests: Craig Edwards (Meteorologist, Minnesota Twins), Darin Budak (Asst. Dir. City of Bakersfield Recreation and Parks), Eric Hanson (Head Groundskeeper, L.A. Dodgers).
▶ Segment 1: Meteorology Minute
▶ Segment 2: Outta the Park
▶ Segment 3: Turfgrass Science
- Main Paper: Managing turfgrasses during drought. M. Ali Haravandi, James Baird, et al. U of CA Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
- Discussion about the mathematics involved in determining turfgrass evapotranspiration or ET (University of Florida)
- Golf-based irrigation audit worksheet from Irrigation Assoc.
- Tools and calculators (irrigation auditing and scheduling calculators) from the Irrigation Assoc.
- Irrigation Audits and Turfgrass Usage by Pam Sherrat (OSU)