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(PRWEB) August 01, 2013
A three-year study recently concluded that River Sand, Inc. USGA Topdressing Sand easily meets recommendations set forth by the USGA Green Section for a golf green rootzone mix. The study was a part of River Sand, Inc.'s QA/QC program to assure its clientele that the quality of sand they have come to expect is backed up with a proven track record.
Dr. Keith Karnok is a lead researcher specializing in turfgrass at the University’s College of Agriculture and led the study to evaluate the quality of sand over time. Random samples were taken at different stages in production over the three-year period, and all were within recommendations set forth by the USGA Green Section.
Topdressing is a process that promotes healthy turf growth without the use of pesticides, fertilizers, or other chemicals. Topdressing was originally developed and coined by the golf course industry, but is now widely used on many athletic fields and properly maintained residential lawns. The premise of topdressing is to develop proper soil conditions to allow turfgrasses to grow vigorously with an additional influx of water and air to the rootzone. The process of topdressing also helps to level out areas and prevent scalping. Scalping refers to areas where the grass is accidentally mowed down to the soil surface, which increases susceptibility to disease and aesthetically unpleasing areas.
The thought that all sand is equal is simply not true with today’s aggregate technology. River Sand, Inc. is the only producer of USGA Topdressing Sand in the North Georgia area. River Sand, Inc. is also the only producer whose process recycles, instead of mining sand, therefore creating a truly green effect on the environment upon production and application. The USGA recommendations were set forth as a standard to assist turf managers in the selection of the proper sand. River Sand, Inc. is positive that their USGA Topdressing Sand is up to par and has the independent research to prove it.
For more information on any of the products or services offered by River Sand Inc., visit their website at http://www.riversandinc.com or call toll free at (877) 499-SAND.
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