This week Dr. Paul Koch, Turfgrass Pathologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, joined the GreenkeeperApp team to talk about spring disease control. Topics included spring root diseases like take-all and summer patch, dollar spot control and modeling, cultural practices and disease control, and Pythium root rot.
If you want to have a good sward, then you’ll need to make sure the grass is supplied with enough nutrients. I suggest that the most effective, logical, and efficient way to do that is by using MLSN. Leaf and sheath blight (Rhizoctonia zeae) on ultradwarf bermudagrass In a soil with […]
The Carolinas GCSA has been active in providing digital materials for superintendents and turfgrass managers on how to best maintain turfgrass during the coronavirus pandemic with limited staff and even less play. The first video in this series was an interview with Dr. Bert McCarty (Clemson) and Dr. Fred Yelverton (North Carolina State) discussing maintenance […]
Originally Posted by Terri Billeisen from NC State Recognize these giant flying insects around your porch lights at night? Although commonly mistaken for mosquitoes, they are crane flies and although the larvae can be a pest of turfgrass, particularly in the northeastern US, the adults are mostly a nuisance since they do not rely on […]
March is the month when many golf courses open up from the winter break and make their first mow. However, many are caught up by the Covid-19 scourge. This has greatly affected sporting activities and golf is no exception. We have PGA Tour events including The Masters either cancelled or postponed to a future date.Despite […]