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Bill Schmit

Sawgrass Country Club gets real-time weather conditions at their course thanks to the new WatchDog® 3250!

Bill Schmit, golf course maintenance superintendent at Sawgrass Country Club in Florida, shares with Spectrum® Technologies his experiences using our measurement technology at his golf course.


How to Treat Turf for Dollar Spot and Bluegrass Weevil

Learn how to protect your turf from common pests and problems like Dollar Spot and Bluegrass Weevil.


Factors That Affect Golf Course Turf Firmness

Learn the factors that affect turf firmness on golf courses, and how to get a more firm and durable turf.


All About the Green: How Research Investment by Government and Golf Industry Benefited Industry Sustainability

Learn how research investment made by the government and golf industry benefited and enabled greater sustainability for turf the management industry.

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Flying Horse North Golf Club makes better irrigation decisions with the WatchDog® 3250 and SpecConnect™!

Mark Beitel Mark Beitel, golf course superintendent at Flying Horse North Golf Club in Colorado Springs, CO, discusses his experience using a variety of Spectrum® Technologies Watchdog® products and accessories at his golf course.


Does Your Turf Have a Fever?

Staying aware of canopy temperatures and root zone temperatures can help ensure healthy turf, especially when using data-driven equipment like infrared temperature sensors.


Degree Days: Why They Matter for Turf Managers

Degree days measure how warm or cold it has been in a certain spot over a 24-hour timeframe. For turf managers, this information can be critical for scheduling effective weed and pest chemical treatments; insects are most likely to be problematic for plants above 50 degrees Fahrenheit and below 86 degrees Fahrenhei

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TDR 250

The Golf Course of the Future

Golf course superintendents are always looking for ways to improve their course and playing conditions. At Spectrum® Technologies, we are too. Since 1987, we have been pioneering measurement technology and its application for the turf and agriculture markets. Through our focus on measurement technology in the agriculture industry, we have innovated measurement tools to improve decision- making for turf managers.


Winter Turf Tips

Winter turf injury is very common and can be caused by a variety of different factors. Winter disease, freezing and turf kill can combine to cause permanent damage. As winter approaches, it is important to take steps to care for golf courses with warm and cool season turfgrasses.

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Dollar Spot: How Did It Get Here and How To Prevent It

What are the circular spots showing up on your turf? It could be dollar spot. Golf course superintendents understand the challenge of preventing dollar spot on the course. Through the continuous monitoring of a course’s conditions, you can avoid environments that encourage dollar spot growth.

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