The Turfgrass and Landscape Research Field Day is an annual event that draws several hundred participants. It may be the largest gathering of people interested in turf, and includes vendors, presentations, and visits to field experiments. We will be presenting results at our biochar turf study.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
UC Riverside Turfgrass Research Facility
Department of Agricultural Operations
1060 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Riverside, California 92521
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Raymond Baltar of the Sonoma Biochar Initiative passed on this thorough look at global water security. It has nice illustrations and good references. The maps show our troubles here in the western USA, but perhaps the larger point is that so much of the bigger global problems are centered in a few countries that are already having problems with water and population.
The annual UCR Turf Field Day had its usual turnout of several hundred from across California and beyond. Jon Montgomery's thesis includes a large field experiment funded by the Metropolitan Water District's Innovative Conservation Program. Enjoy Jon's enthusiastic description of the project and his results, but please ignore me: