The ATC Doublecut with Micah Woods

I spoke with Michael Bekken about normal nitrogen rates, why they vary so much, why that matters, what a normal N rate linked to growth potential (GP) might be, and greenhouse gas emissions from turfgrass maintenance.

We talked about:

- how to keep up with turf info from ATC and PACE Turf,
- ATC newsletters,
- Bekken et al. on golf course nitrogen use efficiency:
- Bekken et al. on  greenhouse gas emissions from golf course maintenance:
- my blog post on conventional mowers, electric mowers, and electricity generation:

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Creators & Guests

Micah Woods
I'm chief scientist at the Asian Turfgrass Center and director of the @paceturf information service. Some current projects include #OM246, #ClipVol, and #MLSN.

What is The ATC Doublecut with Micah Woods?

I discuss ATC blog posts, with supplementary information, stories, and the reasons why I thought the topic was worth writing about, and worth reading about. Thus, a doublecut of these topics. This covers grass selection, playability, and all the work done to create a certain type of turfgrass surface.