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Investigating irrigation requirements for cool-season fairway species Posted on 30 May 2024 in the Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine & Research categories.

Researchers at Purdue University evaluated the irrigation requirements of six cool-season turfgrass species and ten cultivars utilizing two distinct irrigation methods. Read more»

Midwest cool-season fairway water requirements Posted on 31 Jan 2019 in the Featured & Research categories.

Fairways are some of the largest areas of irrigated golf course turf. Although regions like the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast (where creeping bentgrass is widely used) are considered “humid,” acute Read more»

Winter bermudagrass overseeding: Does it hurt or help? Posted on 14 May 2018 in the Featured & Research categories.

Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon) is the choice for golf course fairways and tees in the South and in the Transition Zone because it tolerates close mowing (less than 3/4 inch) and Read more»

Low-input fairway species for the cool-humid region Posted on 27 May 2016 in the Featured & Research categories.

The availability of water to properly maintain turf is one of the biggest resource challenges superintendents presently face, and it will present additional challenges for decades. Further, as superintendents evaluate Read more»