Published on May 30, 2018
Plant growth regulators seemingly failed at suppressing annual bluegrass seedheads on putting greens this year.
Hot, dry weather impacts fall turfgrass management
Published on October 3, 2017
Weed, disease and insect control and fertilizer applications are all being affected by the hot, dry weather in September.
How to get Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification
Published on August 24, 2017
Review this guide for important requirements, helpful manuals and test information needed to qualify for Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification.
European chafer grubs are ravaging Upper Peninsula lawns and golf courses
Published on May 12, 2017
Make sure you are using the appropriate timing and treatments when controlling European chafer grubs in turf.
Improved degree-day maps on Enviroweather
Published on April 19, 2017
New maps provide more accurate and extensive growing degree-day information to users making pest and crop decisions.
Conditions are favorable for pink snow mold development
Published on April 5, 2017
Microdochium patch, or pink snow mold, is active on golf courses and may require treatment.
Is an early spring a boom or bust for golf course turf?
Published on February 22, 2017
Warm temperatures in February have resulted in golf courses opening in some areas of Michigan, but will this warmup cause turf problems?
Ice on putting greens: Big deal or no deal?
Published on January 12, 2017
Freeze-thaw cycles throughout this winter are creating short-term ice sheets on putting greens.
Controlling broadleaf weeds in the lawn is best done in October
Published on October 6, 2016
Fall is the ideal time for controlling broadleaf weeds such as ground ivy, dandelion and white clover.
Golf courses may be experiencing fungicide resistance
Published on September 8, 2016
A shorter interval of control is an indicator of fungicide resistance.