Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Dye's Valley - July Aerification Schedule 2012


Below is the schedule composed by the superintendent staff at Dye's Valley. 
These processes are targeted to better the turf and playing conditions in preparation for the Web.com Winn Dixie Jacksonville Open.   


2012 DYE’S Valley July Aerification: Sand Order Total 875 Tons

          Monday July 16th- Sunday July 29th

Greens:
                      7/16-7/17
  1. Verticut Greens 10 & 2, Then 12 & 3 @ -1/16”,       2 Staff (2 Triplexes)
  2. Triplex Greens 12:00 to clean-up @ .130”.    1 Staff (Valley Grns Triplex)
  3. Buffalo Blow Greens if needed before sand.
  4. Topdress Greens with Lil Dakota, Medium maintenance application (Setting  4, Progator 1st Gear), Big Dakota to Haul  2 Staff (Pro Gator/LilDakota & Small Wheel and TYCROP)

7/18-7/19
  1. Aerify Greens with South Eastern Turfgrass Deeptine Machine, 5/8” O.D. side eject tines.  Southeastern Turfgrass to Clean-up cores.
  2. Keystone excess organic matter to remove and double roll.   
  3. Irrigate 10 minutes to settle sand into the holes and turf canopy.
  4. Topdress Greens with Lil Dakota lighter (Setting Door 5 Spinners 4.5, Progator 1st Gear), Big Dakota to Haul 2 Staff (Pro Gator/LilDakota & Large Wheel and Big Dakota)
  5. Broom greens with TB 200 Broom and Gator. 1 Staff
  6. Irrigate 10 minutes to settle sand into the holes and turf canopy.

                  7/23-7/25
  1. Topdress Greens with Lil Dakota lighter (Setting Door 5 Spinners 4.5, Progator 1st Gear), Big Dakota to Haul 2 Staff (Pro Gator/LilDakota & Small Wheel and TYCROP)
  2. Aerify Greens with Toro Pro-Core 648 setting 2” spacing  and 5/8” O.D. Part# 108-9180 side eject tines.               2 Staff
  3. Clean-up cores on Edge of Greens.                 6 Staff & 2 ProGators/ 1 Gator
  4. Keystone excess organic matter to remove and double rolled.    2 Staff
  5. 0-0-45 Poly coated K application. 8lbs Product per 1000.
  6. Irrigate 10 minutes to settle sand into the holes and turf canopy.         4 staff
  7. Broom greens with TB 200 Broom and Gator. 1 Staff
  8. Apply 10 minutes of irrigation once dragging is complete.
                   
Total Greens O.M. Impacted Based on Tine ID= 4.52% & 4.52%
Total Greens O.M. Impacted Based on Tine OD= 8.55% & 8.55%

Annual Greens O.M. Impacted Based on Tine OD= 25.83%
          May= 8.73%, July 8.55%, July 8.55%

During our aerification process we verticut our fairways with a VC 60 verticutting attachment.