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.
March 20, 2015 | Bob Bricault | Patience is more than just a virtue when it comes to fertilizing lawns in spring. There is no benefit to fertilizing frozen soil.
March 20, 2015 | Morgan Stulpe | Signing up for MSU Extension news digests will help professionals and consumers learn about specific topics and interests.
March 19, 2015 | Kevin Frank | As spring officially arrives, there are some lawn care activities that are timely and others that should wait.
March 2, 2015 | Kevin Frank | Ice sheets have once again formed on putting greens this winter and damage to turfgrass may occur.
January 27, 2015 | Lyndon Kelley | Agricultural water users in both Indiana and Michigan with the capacity to pump 70 gallons per minute or more need to report their water use by April 1.
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.
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Date: Mar 28, 2015
Location: Cranbrook Institute of Science West Entrance, Multipurpose Room 39221 Woodward Avenue Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Date: Apr 11, 2015
Location: Dahlem Center 7117 S. Jackson Road Jackson, MI 49201
Date: May 23, 2015
Location: Cass County Extension 1200 N Broadway Street Ste. 209 Cassopolis, MI 49031
- 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