Resources

  • Performance of Bentgrass Cultivars on Fairways in Michigan (E2917)

    Published on August 11, 2017

    Bentgrass species are native to western Europe, are the most widely used coolseason grass for golf courses, putting greens, tees and closely mowed fairways in the United State. The genus Agrostis comprises more than 220 species. Four are discussed below.

  • Smart lawn care to protect pollinators

    Published on January 25, 2017

    Whether you choose weed-free or a more relaxed approach to your lawn, here are some practices that will keep it bee-friendly.

  • Phosphorus and Home Lawns (E0021)

    Published on February 18, 2016

    One of the primary contaminants of surface water in Michigan is phosphorus. The contribution of phosphorus from urban landscapes has been identified as a significant input for many watersheds in lower Michigan.

  • White Grubs in New Sod: What Do I Do? (E0017)

    Published on February 18, 2016

    When new sod is put on a lawn, it is not unusual to find some white grubs in loose soil on the flat bed of the truck or in the sod as it is put down.

  • Turfgrass Species and Cultivar Selection (E2912)

    Published on February 11, 2016

    It is important to select a grass species cultivar that is well adapted to the area, able to perform well and well suited to the intended level of management.

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