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  1. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Someone Cut the Grass (for the Week of May 20, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-someone-cut-grass-week-may-20-2007

    a bug eats a leaf or your dad mows the lawn — the plant puts out even more VOCs. Hundreds of times more, ... Scientists say cis- 3-hexenal ("sis-three-HEK-suh-nuhl") gives just-mowed grass its fresh, ... BioScience, June 1997; "Lawn Clippings May Help Make Smog," ...

  2. Vinegar Makes Good Organic Herbicide

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/vinegar-makes-good-organic-herbicide

    everything from the home to health to lawn care, has been found to be an effective herbicide in vegetable and ... high-value fruit production. Vinegar, known to knock out a weed or two on the lawn, can also kill off ground ... vegetables are planted, ground cover is normally mowed down or killed by herbicides. "We found that the ...

  3. Using the Weather to Control Dollar Spot

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/using-weather-control-dollar-spot

    turfgrass industry's most economically important fungal diseases. Turfgrass plant pathologist Mike ... applications to manage dollar spot--- a disease whose annual appearance can kill grass and leave behind large, ... irregular straw-colored patches. For those maintaining lawns, parks, sports fields and golf courses, the ...

  4. Ohio State Scientist: EPA's Alert on Imprelis is Warranted

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-scientist-epas-alert-imprelis-warranted

    DuPont to licensed lawn care professionals. It was used on residential, industrial and institutional ... lawns and on golf courses. The EPA and DuPont have received numerous reports of injury to trees, ... notice to property owner/property manager/residents to not use grass clippings from treated turf for ...

  5. Tall Fescue Could Be the Perfect Lawn Grass for Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tall-fescue-could-be-perfect-lawn-grass-ohio

    be the lawn grass of choice among Ohioans, but tall fescue – with its many favorable attributes-- ... under Ohio's environmental conditions that it could be labeled as the perfect lawn grass for Ohio. ... in about a week and will produce a lawn in 10 weeks," said Sherratt. • It's more wear ...

  6. Several Nursery Short Course Sessions Offered in Spanish

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/several-nursery-short-course-sessions-offered-spanish

    than 120 educational sessions for nursery, landscape, garden center, tree care and turf professionals. ... Landscape, and Turf Team, and the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association. Trade show hours are from 11 a.m. ... focusing on meaning and pronunciation. • 10 a.m.-- Identification and control of plant diseases ...

  7. Commercial Pesticide Training Classes Set; First Is March 30

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/commercial-pesticide-training-classes-set-first-march-30

    March 21, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- For lawn care businesses, school districts and more, spring ... instruction will be offered in turf, ornamental weed control, industrial vegetation and agricultural weed ...

  8. Get a Jump on Insects and Diseases with Diagnostic Workshop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-jump-insects-and-diseases-diagnostic-workshop

    diseases, and Ohio State University Extension is helping horticulture professionals prepare with ... Extension Nursery Landscape and Turf (ENLT) team specialists on such topics as emerald ash borer, insects ... and diseases, digital diagnostics, sampling and diagnostic walks. The workshop marks the first of the ...

  9. Imprelis, Much More: Attend Ohio Turfgrass Research Field Day Aug. 10 in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/imprelis-much-more-attend-ohio-turfgrass-research-field-day-aug-10-columbus

    root zones, annual bluegrass weevil, billbugs and chinch bugs, fungicide updates, late spring organic ... establishment of turf, tall fescue water use rate, new ryegrass, and strategies for enhancing performance of ...

  10. Awards Program to Boost Sports Turf Recognition

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/awards-program-boost-sports-turf-recognition

    March 22, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- To help garner more appreciation for the sports turf industry, the ... first Ohio State University Buckeye Sports Turf Awards have been launched — assisted, in part, by ... Brad Friedel Field Manager of the Year Award. The award recognizes the efforts of turf management on ...

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