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Pace Turf and the Asian Turfgrass Center have teamed up to administer a citizen scientist project known as the Global Soil Survey for Sustainable Turf. The survey hopes to enlist the participation of superintendents from around the globe in an effort to validate and expand on the Minimum Levels for Sustainable Nutrition (MLSN) soil guidelines described in this article and, in so doing, contribute to positive changes in the way turf is fertilized. Participants in the survey will receive a sampling kit that allows them to collect soil samples from three areas of good-performing turf at their facility. These samples will be analyzed by Brookside Labs for nutrient content, and the data will be sent in a report to the participant. The data will also be added to the Pace Turf/Asian Turfgrass Center database. The result will be new and improved sustainable guidelines for turf nut...

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