• GDDTracker map for Proxy/Primo application timing.

    Controlling annual bluegrass seedheads on golf courses

    Published on April 3, 2019

    Growing degree-days have accumulated very slowly this year, but within the next week many areas in lower Michigan will be in the optimum application window for applying plant growth regulators to control annual bluegrass seedheads on golf courses.

  • Recent ice formation at Saginaw Country Club

    Current situation of ice on putting greens

    Published on February 13, 2019

    Golf course superintendents across the north are dealing with ice cover on putting greens and deciding what actions to take to ensure turfgrass survival.

  • Snow mold on a golf course fairway

    Turfgrass fall wrap-up and snow mold

    Published on December 4, 2018

    A wet fall and early snow made finishing up turfgrass tasks such as leaf cleanup, final mowings and snow mold application timely tricky.