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  1. Compost Helps Control Turfgrass Fungus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/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 ...

  2. OSU Nursery Short Course/CENTS Highlights Ohio Green Industry

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-nursery-short-coursecents-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 ...

  3. Green Industry Event Showcases Latest in Research and Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-industry-event-showcases-latest-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 ...

  4. Last Chance to Register for NE Ohio Lawn Care Seminar: Event is June 16 in Wooster

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/last-chance-register-ne-ohio-lawn-care-seminar-event-june-16-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 ...

  5. Dormant Turfgrass Still Needs a Little 'TLC'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dormant-turfgrass-still-needs-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 ...

  6. Meet the TOP Female Greenskeepers Who Are Inspiring Others in the US and their Home Countries

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/meet-top-female-greenskeepers-who-are-inspiring-others-us-and-their-home-countries

    greenkeeper is unheard of for them.” Only around 4% of the US’s Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) ... members are women.  We are pleased that these interns and TOP are serving as sports turf role models to ...

  7. Niemczyk Receives TPI Honorary Membership Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/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 ...

  8. A Gloomy Soybean Crop Looming for Some Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/gloomy-soybean-crop-looming-some-growers

    a disease-ridden, nonproductive soybean crop. “We got a late start. We don’t have the heat we need. We are not ... getting as much sunlight as normal and we’ve got all of these disease problems,” said Beuerlein, ... diseases. “Soils have been wet and we’ve got root rot diseases everywhere. Plants are dying and they ...

  9. 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," ...

  10. 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 ...

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