1. Summer Spoilers of 2010

    Aug 25, 2010

    2010 has been a particularly hot and brutal year for turfgrass managers in the Midwest. Lawns and athletic fields have been inundated with weeds and many have lost grass cover due to excessive heat and stress. The following article has been produced by the turfgrass science team at The Ohio State University to address some of these issues.
  2. 2010: A Year Like 1995

    Aug 24, 2010

    This turf update will have you thinking about what it takes to have successfully maintained turfgrass.

  3. Rust, Commerical Turf Update, Sample Submission and Events

    Aug 3, 2010

    This update includes the siting of rust of turf, commerical turf diagnosis, a reminder where to send samples and a listing of upcoming events.

  4. Fungicides, Gray Leaf Spot, Turf Events and More

    Jul 29, 2010

    In this update read about gray leaf spot, turf field day events, fungicide recommendations, over use of chemicals, and words from a golf course superintendent.
  5. Dollar Spot is Rife

    Jul 13, 2010

    Check out this Buckeye Turf article on Dollar Spot taking over turf this week.

  6. Anthracnose Management on Greens (Basal Rot Anthracnose)

    Jun 18, 2010

    Take a look at these management practices for anthracnose on greens.

  7. Red Thread is Rampant!

    Jun 10, 2010

    We've received many calls about red thread this week. Check out this article for control measures and a series of images of what to look for if you suspect red thread on your turf.
  8. Nostoc Balls, Color Loss, Crabgrass and More

    May 27, 2010

    In this update read about recent discoveries of nostoc balls on lawns, color loss of turfgrass, crabgrass germination and findings of dollar spot, brown ring patch and leaf spots.
  9. Fungicides, Red Thread, Leaf Spots, Patch Diseases and Dollar Spot

    May 21, 2010

    See what's popping up on Ohio golf courses and lawns in May along with fungicide recommendations for 2010.
  10. Broadleaf Weeds, Frost Injury and Disease Highlights

    Apr 22, 2010

    Currently, applications of broadleaf weed controls are made, but be careful on how they are applied. Your turf may be experiencing frost injury, but the turf should return to normal. Be on the lookout for leaf spots!