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.
November 17, 2014 | Rebecca Finneran | Keep mulching your leaves through the season – don’t bag ‘em! Michigan State University research shows it’s great for your lawn.
November 17, 2014 | Erin Lizotte | MSU Extension is offering Integrated Pest Management Academy Online, a series of online prerecorded webinars. Commercial and private core pesticide recertification credits are available for Michigan applicators. No registration or fees required.
November 14, 2014 | Kevin Frank | The Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science Online begins Jan. 7, 2015, with instructors from eight universities in the Great Lakes region.
October 23, 2014 | Terry Gibb | Mulching leaves into your lawn is a good way to add nutrients, reduce yard waste and save time and money.
October 15, 2014 | Lyndon Kelley | The water supply for small irrigation or greenhouse system is the heart of system. Success is often the result of good forward planning before you ever need to start moving water.
October 15, 2014 | Lyndon Kelley | If you can find the true annual cost of an irrigation system it is easy to assess the annual cost of the investment and annual power and labor cost by the number of acre the system provides for each party.
October 10, 2014 | Curtis Talley Jr. | Results of a survey sent to 130 landowners in 19 Michigan counties determines their activities in oil and gas leasing and their sources of assistance information.
October 10, 2014 | Dennis Stein | 2014 Farm Bill safety net programs have several compliance dates now being announced by the USDA FSA that farm landowners and tenant operators need to know.
October 2, 2014 | Jerry Lindquist | Forum on the EPA’s Proposed Waters of the U.S. to be held in Osceola County.
October 2, 2014 | Kevin Frank | Now is the time to prepare golf course turfgrass for surviving the upcoming winter.
To find an MSU Extension expert who covers your location or to find an expert in your area of interest, please visit the MSU Extension Expert Search. To reach an MSU Extension county office, call toll-free 1-888-678-3464.
Find an Expert»
Events»View more events »
Date: Dec 4, 2014 - Dec 4, 2014
Location: 6686 Center Road, Traverse City, MI 49684
Date: Dec 5, 2014
Location: 6520 Center Street Ellsworth, MI 49729
Date: Jan 7, 2015 - Mar 25, 2015
- 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