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.
April 23, 2014 | Terry Davis | If dead patches in your lawn are getting larger or if skunks have dug up patches of your lawn, you may have grubs. Read about your options for growing grub-tolerant turf or applying an insecticide to prevent more grub and skunk damage.
April 17, 2014 | Kevin Frank | The winter of 2013-14 was certainly one of the most challenging any of us have ever experienced, and lawns emerged from winter with some bumps and bruises.
April 1, 2014 | Dave Smitley | A garden center owner asks about alternatives to standard grub control insecticides. Here’s a review of products and best practices.
March 14, 2014 | Dennis Stein | Farmers scramble to learn more about the new Agriculture Act of 2014 or “Farm Bill” before planting season starts.
March 14, 2014 | 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.
March 7, 2014 | Nancy Thelen | Agricultural promotion happens each day in numerous ways. Just one example of the importance of sharing ideas and messages about agricultural promotion comes from a recent statewide 4-H event.
March 7, 2014 | Jeff Andresen | While milder weather and some moderation are expected in the short term, medium and longer lead forecast guidance suggests a general continuation of colder than normal temperatures.
March 6, 2014 | Kevin Frank | Preliminary reports indicate that putting greens may have been damaged by ice sheets this winter.
February 14, 2014 | James DeDecker | Pesticide applicators in Michigan can now keep their certifications current with minimal investment in time and travel.
February 14, 2014 | Kevin Frank | Different products can be used to facilitate melting ice sheets on putting greens.
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Date: Jun 20, 2014 - Jun 21, 2014
Location: Fri: University Club, 3435 Forest Rd., Lansing, MI 48910 Sat: Business College Complex, 632 Bogue Rd., East Lansing, MI 48824
- 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