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Tag: Penn State University

Monitoring irrigation system issues is key to ensure the system runs smoothly, especially during the busy season. (Photo: Brad Jakubowski)

How to keep irrigation systems running all season long

May 24, 2022 By
Industry experts share tips on how to keep irrigation systems running smoothly and effectively during peak business times. ...

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Superintendents can identify the turf-loving fall armyworm by the upside-down Y on its head. Most common in the Southeast, the pest can ravage golf courses without mitigation. (Photo by: Lyle Buss, University of Florida)

‘Monstrous’ fall armyworms damaging turf in northern climates

September 7, 2021 By
Fall armyworms, typically a Southern pest, are having their biggest outbreak in about a decade in Pennsylvania and Ohio, damaging turf grass. ...

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Penn State’s Dick Fox dies

March 19, 2021 By
Former Penn State University soil fertility researcher Richard “Dick” Fox died March 1, in Prescott, Ariz., from heart failure. His children, Helen and Russell Fox, were by his side. He was born in Reno, Nev., to Henry Gahan Fox and ...

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Penn State University wins 2019 GCSAA Collegiate Turf Bowl

February 11, 2019 By
Penn State University is the winner of the 2019 GCSAA Collegiate Turf Bowl during the Closing Ceremony of the Golf Industry Show in San Diego, Calif. As the winner, Penn State University received a traveling trophy, $4,000 first-place prize and ...

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Penn State develops bluestem ecotype

March 16, 2017 By
Every superintendent has roughs and far roughs where maintenance is an expense yet aesthetics need to be acceptable. Penn State demonstrated its latest bluestem line this past summer. Given that bluestem is a native grass with proven ability to persist, ...

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Penn State team wins 2016 GCSAA Collegiate Turf Bowl

February 22, 2016 By
Penn State University was named the 2016 winner of the GCSAA Collegiate Turf Bowl, held Feb. 11 during the Golf Industry Show in San Diego. Team 20 from Penn State was awarded $4,000 by the GCSAA and its partner of ...

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