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A Q&A with Matt Elmore: Goosegrass in the mid-Atlantic

May 7, 2019 By
Matt Elmore, Ph.D., is a turfgrass weed scientist at Rutgers University. Matt and his team have an extensive weed science research program, and they place an emphasis on understanding goosegrass and its control. You may reach Matt at matthew.elmore@rutgers.edu for ...

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Keeping up with the Jones: Mac the Knife strikes again

May 7, 2019 By
The saying goes, “A fool and his money are soon parted.” And man, did Tiger Woods fool me! For the past couple years, Golfdom Publisher Craig MacGregor and I have had a friendly back-and-forth, making small $5 bets while we’re ...

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Think reinvention every year

May 7, 2019 By
They say that every now and then, you need to reinvent yourself. If you Google “reinvent yourself,” you come up with more than 18 million results. People often reevaluate themselves after job losses, career changes or at milestone birthdays. Why ...

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As the (earth)worm turns

May 7, 2019 By
Walking across my lawn in May, I feel bumpiness under my feet. Although not visually apparent, I know bumpy turf is a sign of earthworm casts. Helping verify my diagnosis are mole tunnels throughout my lawn from the moles hunting ...

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PGA Tour pros behaving badly

April 22, 2019 By
Have you ever been in your accountant’s office reviewing your tax return when he discovers a mistake, completely loses his mind and starts overturning office furniture? Have you ever been talking to your doctor when he suddenly realizes he has ...

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What the scent of spring means for your turf

April 22, 2019 By
The arrival of spring’s warm, sunny days awakens turfgrasses from their dormant winter state. Brownish turf is replaced by dark green, which announces the rejuvenation of life on a golf course. As the turf continues its march toward summer, it ...

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