Fact, Myth or Legend - Soil and Water Edition

Wednesday, February 3
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

As a superintendent, you have likely heard at least one of the many long time-used fertility statements for example, “Apply potassium to help your turfgrass get through stress…”or “Gypsum is the best treatment for compacted soils…”etc., but how many of these statements have science and facts to support them? This fast-paced session will run through a series of fertility myths vs. facts and research to support it. There will be coverage of diverse geographies and growing environments relevant to all audiences. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn and discuss:

• Methods for selecting fertilizer nutrients to improve efficiency and costs at your course

• Evaluating unfounded product claims vs. the facts

• Identify research resources to assist in best product selection and fertilizer practices supported by facts


Elizabeth Guertal, Ph.D.

Glen Obear