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.
September 16, 2014 | Dennis Stein | Farms that have seen good commodity prices and profits along with Dairy and Beef prices at all-time highs are vulnerable for some real tax issues in 2014.
September 11, 2014 | Kevin Frank | This intensive, four-day program teaches attendees the basics of turfgrass management.
August 28, 2014 | Kevin Frank | The Labor Day holiday signals the unofficial end to summer and also a great reminder that September is a key time for homeowners looking to spruce up the lawn.
August 21, 2014 | Hal Hudson | Fall is an excellent time to tune up your garden or lawn for the coming year by taking a soil test.
August 13, 2014 | Terry Gibb | Stormwater runoff can be reduced through changes to your property’s hardscape and landscape.
July 31, 2014 | Kevin Frank | Crabgrass has emerged in many turf areas, there are several herbicide options available for postemergence control.
July 31, 2014 | Kevin Frank | MSU Turfgrass Field Day is on August 13 at the Hancock Turfgrass Research Center on campus.
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.
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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
Date: Oct 23, 2014
Location: Wojo's Greenhouse, 2570 Oakwood Rd, Ortonville, MI 48462
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- Lawn and Garden Soil Sampling
- MSU Diagnostics Lab
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- MSU Turf Weeds ID & Control
- MSU Turfgrass Science
- Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) test locations
- Turfgrass Pest Management: Training Manual For Comm Applicators - Category3A (E2327)
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