Michigan State University Extension’s focus on turfgrass management brings together faculty, specialists, and educators who work with both professional turfgrass managers and homeowners in managing turfgrass in an environmentally responsible manner. Programming exists for golf course superintendents, lawn care operators, athletic field managers, sod growers, landscape managers and homeowners.
July 18, 2014 | Dave Smitley | In the last week, both Ataenius grubs and cutworms have been observed feeding in Poa annua and creeping bentgrass putting greens.
July 10, 2014 | Charles Gould | The tour will help Michigan farmers understand the economic benefits of a hybrid bioenergy production system and energy conservation practices.
July 9, 2014 | Kevin Frank | Grass is growing vigorously due to frequent rainfall and mild temperatures, and in some instances, lawns are now hungry and nutrient deficient.
July 3, 2014 | Dennis Stein | The ditches and streams on your farmland will fall under new standards if regulations become the law of the land.
June 20, 2014 | Kevin Frank | A long-term strategy to reduce white clover and black medic in turfgrass is to ensure adequate fertility levels.
June 12, 2014 | Nick Baumgart | Get outside during Great Outdoors Month this June!
June 6, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Unusable pesticides and mercury can be taken for proper disposal at the upcoming southwest Michigan Clean Sweep event.
June 6, 2014 | Lyndon Kelley | Assuring Irrigation system uniformity is an essential step in conducting irrigated crop research and demonstrations.
June 6, 2014 | Kevin Frank | The warm, dry conditions over the Memorial Day weekend caught some turf unprepared.
June 3, 2014 | Christy Sprague | Participants can compare herbicide programs, evaluate weed management strategies, tour MSU research plots and participate in field presentations.
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Date: Aug 12, 2014
Location: 1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855, Northern Michigan University, Services Building
Date: Oct 15, 2014 - Oct 16, 2014
Location: DCPAH at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Date: Oct 20, 2014
Location: GreenMark Equipment, Michigan 66, Three Rivers, MI 49011
- Gardening in Michigan
- Integrated Pest Management Resources
- Lawn and Garden Soil Sampling
- MSU Diagnostics Lab
- MSU Turf Diseases
- MSU Turf Weeds ID & Control
- MSU Turfgrass Science
- Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) test locations
- Turfgrass Pest Management: Training Manual For Comm Applicators - Category3A (E2327)
- Weather - Drought