Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout May on the Grounds Maintenance Web site,

Where do you get most of your irrigation training? A. In-house training provided by my company. 16%
B. Books. 8%
C. On the Internet. 15%
D. Trade association (Irrigation Association, GCSAA, etc.) seminars or workshops. 10%
E. College or university courses. 8%
F. Manufacturers. 10%
G. Local distributors. 11%
H. Trade magazine articles. 5%
I. Owner manuals. 6%
J. Irrigation consultants. 5%

Look for this new reader poll question at

As a golf course superintendent, who in your organization has the most influence on the purchasing decision for selecting brands of grounds-care products? (This applies only to brand determination and not overall budget approval.)

A. Golf course superintendent.

D. Greens committee.

B. General manager.

E. Pro.

C. Golf course owner.

F. Other.

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