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Compost Helps Control Turfgrass Fungus
first of its kind to document the suppression of a foliar turf disease through the incorporation of ... helps ward off the disease. "We know that some fungi, like leaf rust, like to attack turf that is ... April 2, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Incorporating compost into soils when lawns are seeded reduces the ...
OSU Nursery Short Course/CENTS Highlights Ohio Green Industry
requirements for legal use of pesticides. • 8 a.m.-- Turf Disease Control: Learn about the most common turf ... stood the test of time. • 11 a.m.-- Commercial Turf Insect Control: Insects that damage lawns can also ... more than 120 educational sessions for nursery, landscape, garden center, tree care and turf ...
Last Chance to Register for NE Ohio Lawn Care Seminar: Event is June 16 in Wooster
and disease management for turfgrass, trees and shrubs; equipment calibration; lawn fertility issues; label, safety and ... June 9, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Registration is coming to a close for this year’s Northeast Ohio Lawn ... ninth year, will provide members of the lawn care industry with the latest insight on insect pest ...
Green Industry Event Showcases Latest in Research and Technology
diagnosing turf diseases, turf insects, workman's compensation, and business issues. For more ... July 11, 2006 TOLEDO, Ohio-- From good pruning to turf management to digital diagnostics, the ... and Turf Management student fees are waived. The Northwest Ohio Green Industry Summer Session will ...
Dormant Turfgrass Still Needs a Little 'TLC'
stress-causing conditions may speed up the process requiring homeowners and lawn care professionals to intervene ... and provide additional maintenance. Boggs said that such factors as poor soil fertility, poor mowing ... thatch layer more quickly." Homeowners should also mow high and in the early evening when it's ...
Niemczyk Receives TPI Honorary Membership Award
turf and the biology, ecology, and control of insects and other arthropods in turfgrass has been ... "Destructive Turf Insects" which he collaborated with colleague David Shetler, continues to be a practical ... guide serving turfgrass producers, sports field managers, lawn service operators, golf course ...
A Gloomy Soybean Crop Looming for Some Growers
a disease-ridden, nonproductive soybean crop. âWe got a late start. We donât have the heat we need. We are not ... getting as much sunlight as normal and weâve got all of these disease problems,â said Beuerlein, ... diseases. âSoils have been wet and weâve got root rot diseases everywhere. Plants are dying and they ...
Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Someone Cut the Grass (for the Week of 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," ...
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 ...
Using the Weather to 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 ...