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Experts’ Insights: Knocking out nematodes

March 11, 2020 By
Because nematodes are microscopic worms that live in soil and feed on turfgrass roots, it’s often necessary to send a soil sample to a diagnostic lab to confirm that they’ve taken over a given area. However, there are ways to ...

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Applications open for 2020 Syngenta Business Institute

March 2, 2020 By
Golf course superintendents looking to take their leadership skills to the next level can now apply for the 2020 Syngenta Business Institute (SBI), held Dec. 1-4, in Winston-Salem, N.C. In its twelfth year, the SBI program is led by Wake ...

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Experts’ Insights: Spring dead spot

March 2, 2020 By
Experts weight in on how superintendents can contend with three different species of fungi that cause spring dead spot on golf courses. ...

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Experts’ Insights: Winter Injury

February 6, 2020 By and
Winter injury in turfgrass actually is a catchall term for several different causes, according to Karl Danneberger, Ph.D., professor of turfgrass at The Ohio State University. These causes can include freeze injury, winter desiccation, winter diseases and low-temperature kill. It’s ...

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On course for GIS in Orlando

January 16, 2020 By
The Golf Industry Show (GIS) is upon us! This year’s event will be held in Orlando, Fla., from Jan. 25-30 and promises to be packed with even more resources than ever for golf course superintendents. The Golf Course Superintendents Association ...

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Experts’ Insights: Poa no more-a

December 2, 2019 By
“There’s no easy question concerning Poa annua,” says Jay McCurdy, turfgrass Extension specialist at Mississippi State University. Poa annua, also known as annual bluegrass, is a grassy weed that’s sometimes used as a putting or playing surface in certain parts ...

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