Tag: snow mold control

Snow mold (Photo: Paul Koch, Ph.D.)

Experts’ Insights: Shut down snow mold

August 6, 2019 By
Snow mold is an umbrella term that encompasses pink snow mold, gray snow mold and speckled snow mold, according to Paul Koch, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It’s mostly found in ...

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Snow mold damage (Photo: Paul Koch)

Things I learned about snow mold last winter

August 6, 2019 By
Every winter is different. Some are snowier than others, some are colder than others and some have those dreaded ice events. Sometimes our research plots have lots of snow mold, other years, sadly, none. No matter the conditions, I always ...

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Amvac Turfcide

Amvac: Turfcide

August 22, 2018 By
Available in both liquid and granular formulations, TURFCIDE® fungicides have been used for snow mold control for more than 50 years with no documented resistance development by snow mold pathogens. Turfcide 400 may be used alone for snow mold control ...

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Intense snow mold pressure (Photo: Paul Koch)

The thin white line: Snow mold control

August 15, 2018 By
Snow mold is one of the primary diseases of golf course turf in Wisconsin, as it is in much of the northern United States. Depending on your location, snow mold can be a disease that costs tens of thousands of ...

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Syngenta: Contend fungicide

September 29, 2016 By
The EPA has granted registration to new Contend fungicide from Syngenta for control of pink and gray snow mold on golf courses. Contend combines four active ingredients, including Solatenol, the newest active ingredient for the turf industry from Syngenta, to ...

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PCNB Turns 50

September 25, 2013 By and
A look at the past, present and future of one of the industry’s most economical snow mold control products. This fall marks the 50th snow mold season since PCNB was first registered in 1964. An active ingredient must possess a ...

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