The Power of Technology

Our Nelmac Turf Team are always looking for new technology to improve our performance and increase the quality of our golf courses and sports fields to improve your experience when using the grounds.

We have teamed up with PGG Turf and now have the use of new technology, the POGO System. This is a state-of-the-art system that precisely measures the influential variables governing turf performance such as soil moisture, salinity, canopy temperature and soil temperature and GPS logs it all on a map for us to keep track of the results overtime.

Measuring these factors allow us to:

  • Optimise turf health
  • Minimise water and fertiliser consumption
  • Know and understand the effects of our nutritional and chemical applications
  • Improve playing conditions and stress tolerance

Ultimately this new technology will improve the quality of the golf courses and sports fields we manage (such as the Waahi Taakaro Golf Club, the Saxton Oval and Trafalgar Park) to give you a better-quality game every time!

With this new technology we can apply exactly what is required on every individual green. We are able to forecast, plan and prepare so much better and increase the consistency of our greens and turfs around the Nelson Marlborough Region and make the right decisions to better your game.


Looking for a conservation partner for your next project? Contact Nelmac on 0800 635 622 to learn more.

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