Air Movement-Triple Trouble Series Part 2-On Demand

Bud White, CPAg
Start Date
60 Minutes

There are 3 chronic issues in turfgrass management:

  • Drainage
  • Air movement
  • Shade

In this series of one-hour webcasts, the agronomic symptoms from each are examined. Our experts provide background on the challenge and offer solutions to help mitigate the issue at your golf course.

Bud White, CPAg, Director of Grounds at the Club at Carlton Woods, discusses air movement and its relationship to disease and healthy turf. He reviews micro-climates, fertilization and using fans as a strategy in specific situations. He details ways to evaluate air movement, measure its adequacy and evaluate how best to improve utilizing natural air flow as the first measure of correction. He also provides useful tips for education to members/owners/management on tree thinning.

Part One of the Triple Trouble Series covers drainage and is led by Jim Murphy, Ph.D.

Part Three of the Triple Trouble Series covers shade and is led by Mike Richardson, Ph.D.

Original presentation date: Apr. 1, 2015

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About the instructor

Bud White CPAgBud White is Director of Grounds at the Club at Carlton Woods in Texas. White's expertise reflects his long association with golf course architects, superintendents and construction managers, as well as his own field experience in golf course construction and grow-in. He has consulted on over 400 construction/renovation/grow-in projects and has had project management experience on a Morrish/Weiskopf development. White was formerly a USGA agronomist in the Southeast. His book, Turf Manager's Handbook of Golf Course Construction, Renovation and Grow-in, was released in 2001. White has taught both seminars and webcasts for GCSAA, most recently Planning for More Dry Days.

Member price: Free
Nonmember price: $45


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Average Rating 5


Willis Collett - 12/27/2019

Great presentation. Really good information on how to improve air movement.

Kevin Karkiewicz - 11/22/2019

informative video, with very good pictures for easy understanding and knowing wind direction is important.

Robert Bromberg - 03/08/2019

Excellent webinar. I learned a few tricks to help deal with the air movement issues I encounter at my golf course

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