Tag: Purdue University

Lyme disease and deer ticks

July 9, 2019 By
Clark Throssell, Ph.D., discusses Lyme disease and deer ticks with Timothy Gibb, Ph.D. Gibb is an entomologist at Purdue University. Tim has worked on numerous insect problems throughout his career, including turfgrass pests and insects that impact human health. You ...

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A return to my beginnings

March 12, 2019 By
I had the good fortune in early January to attend the Indiana Green Expo, the turf and landscape conference in Indiana. For me, it was a return to where I started my career. My first professional position following graduation was ...

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LebanonTurf to introduce new agronomic program for putting greens at GIS

January 31, 2018 By
LebanonTurf will unveil a new agronomic program designed specifically for golf course putting greens at the 2018 Golf Industry Show, Feb. 7-8 in San Antonio. The True Performance program combines two brands from LebanonTurf: Country Club MD and Emerald Isle. ...

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Golfdom Gallery: October 2015

October 15, 2015 By
1. It’s a small world after all While Steve Galperin (right), North Coast Media’s VP of finance and operations, was golfing in Orlando he saw our old friend Bob Cook (left), superintendent at Walt Disney World Golf. 2. Supers’ BFFs Edina (Minn.) CC Superintendent Brandon Schindele (right) ...

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Look South for billbug problems

March 19, 2013 By
“Go South, young man,” would have been Horace Greeley’s advice had he been an entomologist on a golf course looking for billbugs. This spring, superintendents need to look closely at sloped, South-facing areas when they scout for billbug populations. “Areas ...

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Purdue studies annual bluegrass control

March 1, 2013 By and
Creeping bentgrass greens often are invaded by annual bluegrass. Management tools have potential to minimize annual bluegrass encroachment, but their interactions are not well understood. These include root-absorbed plant growth regulators such as flurprimidol (Cutless), fertility source (46-0-0 vs. 20-20-20), ...

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