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.
Aug 24, 2010
This turf update will have you thinking about what it takes to have successfully maintained turfgrass.
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.
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.
Jul 13, 2010
Check out this Buckeye Turf article on Dollar Spot taking over turf this week.
Jun 18, 2010
Take a look at these management practices for anthracnose on greens.
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.
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.
May 21, 2010
See what's popping up on Ohio golf courses and lawns in May along with fungicide recommendations for 2010.
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!